Thomas Ihde is currently director of the Institute for Irish-American Studies at Lehman College, CUNY, New York. His current research focuses on Irish language materials development and bilingual acquisition. His previous publications include a book on the Irish Language (1994, Bergin and Garvey).
Maire Ni Neachtain, a native Irish speaker from West Galway, teaches language, literature and linguistics at the Department of Irish, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland.
Dr Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew currently teaches Irish at the University of Pennsylvania, and was previously President of the North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers.
John Gillen, a research fellow at the Institute for Irish-American Studies, has taught Modern Irish and Old Irish for the New York Gaelic Society, and currently works at Hostos Community College, CUNY.