Margaret L. Andersen (B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology at the University of Delaware, where she has also served in several senior administrative positions, including most recently as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity. She holds secondary appointments in Black American Studies and Women and Gender Studies. She is the author of several books, including (among others) THINKING ABOUT WOMEN, recently published in its tenth edition; the best-selling anthology, RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER (co-edited with Patricia Hill Collins, now in its ninth edition); LIVING ART: THE LIFE OF PAUL R. JONES, AFRICAN AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR; and ON LAND AND ON SEA: A CENTURY OF WOMEN IN THE ROSENFELD COLLECTION. She is a member of the National Advisory Board for Stanford University's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, the Past Vice President of the American Sociological Association, and Past President of the Eastern Sociological Society, from which she received the ESS Merit Award. She has also received two teaching awards from the University of Delaware and the American Sociological Association's Jessie Bernard Award.Patricia Hill Collins is a Distinguished University Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the Charles Phelps Taft Professor Emerita of African American Studies and Sociology at the University of Cincinnati. She is the author of numerous articles and books, including ON INTELLECTUAL ACTIVISM (Temple University, 2013); ANOTHER KIND OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: RACE, SCHOOLS, THE MEDIA AND DEMOCRATIC POSSIBILITIES (Beacon, 2009); FROM BLACK POWER TO HIP HOP: RACISM, NATIONALISM AND FEMINISM (Temple University, 2006); BLACK SEXUAL POLITICS: AFRICAN AMERICANS, GENDER AND THE NEW RACISM (Routledge, 2004), which won the Distinguished Publication Award from the American Sociological Association; FIGHTING WORDS (University of Minnesota, 1998); and BLACK FEMINIST THOUGHT: KNOWLEDGE, CONSCIOUSNESS, AND THE POLITICS OF EMPOWERMENT (Routledge, 1990, 2000), which won the American Sociological Association's Jessie Bernard Award and the C. Wright Mills Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Dr. Hill Collins' most recent books include INTERSECTIONALITY: KEY CONCEPTS (Polity, 2016) with Sirma Bilge and NOT JUST IDEAS: INTERSECTIONALITY AS CRITICAL SOCIAL THEORY (Duke, 2019). She earned her B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Brandeis University and her MAT from Harvard University.