SHARON A. CARSTENS is associate professor of anthropology at Portland State University in Oregon. She has conducted research in Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan, and has written numerous articles on Chinese culture in Southeast Asia.
MYRON L. COHEN is professor of anthropology at Columbia University. He has conducted long-term research in Taiwan, and more recently has worked in the People’s Republic of China. He is the author of numerous books and articles. His most well-known book, House United, House Divided (1976), is based on research in a Hakka community in Taiwan.
NICOLE CONSTABLE is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of Christian Souls and Chinese Spirits: A Hakka Community in Hong Kong (1994)
MARY S. ERBAUGH is associate professor of Chinese translation and linguistics at the City University of Hong Kong. She has conducted sociolinguistic research in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, and is currently writing a book about language and power in twentieth-century China.
ELIZABETH LOMINSKA JOHNSON is a curator at the University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology. She has published numerous articles based on her long-term research among Hakka in Hong Kong.
HOWARD J. MARTIN received a doctoral degree in anthropology from the University of Virginia in 1990. He has published articles based on several years of archival and field research in Taiwan and is now working on an ethnographic history of Hakka in northern Taiwan.
ELLEN OXFELD is associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Middlebury College, Vermont. She has conducted Hakka research in Calcutta and Toronto and is the author of Blood, Sweat and Mahjong: Family and Enterprise in an Overseas Chinese Community (1993)