Alcinda Honwana is a leading scholar on youth, protests movements and social change in Africa. Honwana is currently Inter-Regional Adviser on social development policy at the United Nations in New York. She has been a Centennial Professor and the Strategic Director of the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the Chair in International Development at the Open University, UK.
Dan Hodgkinson is an historian who works on youth protests, the politics of storytelling and visual culture. He is the co-author of a forthcoming African Arguments book on student activism and decolonization and the author of Zimbabwe's Student Activists: An Oral History from Colonial Rule to the Coup. He is currently a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Oxford's Department of International Development.
Luke Melchiorre is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. His research engages debates that straddle comparative politics, development studies, and historiography, with a regional focus on East Africa. His work has appeared in The Conversation, Mail and Guardian, Democracy in Africa, and the Review of African Political Economy website.