Carmen G. Gonzalez is a professor of law at Seattle University School of Law. She has published widely in the areas of international environmental law, human rights and the environment, environmental justice, trade and the environment, and food security. Professor Gonzalez was a Fulbright Scholar in Argentina, a U.S. Supreme Court Fellow, a visiting fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and a visiting professor at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing, China. She served as the George Soros Visiting Chair at the Central European University School of Public Policy in Budapest, Hungary in Spring 2017 and as the Norton Rose Fulbright Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Houston Law Center in Fall 2017. Professor Gonzalez is member of the Board of Trustees of Earthjustice, and past president of the Environmental Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools. She has worked on environmental law capacity-building projects in Asia, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union, and has represented non-governmental organizations in environmental treaty negotiations. Professor Gonzalez is the co-editor of the highly acclaimed book, Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia (Utah State University Press, 2012). She is also the co-editor of International Environmental Law and the Global South (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Professor Gonzalez holds a BA from Yale University and a JD from Harvard Law School.

Atty. Rose-Liza Eisma-Osorio is a lecturer at the University of Cebu in the Philippines teaching environmental law, public and private international law, legal research and writing, and human rights law. At the same time, she is the Faculty Adviser and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Research in Law and Policy. She is also one of the faculty members who acts as official representative to the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law (IUCNAEL). She is also a member of IUCN’s World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL). She is also one of the founders and managing trustee of the Philippine Earth Justice Center, Inc. (PEJC), which has filed several environmental cases in the Philippines, including the landmark decision of the Supreme Court in Resident Marine Mammals and Dolphins vs. Reyes where she is one of the two lawyers who were recognized as the stewards of the dolphins and whales of Tañon Strait Protected Seascape in Central Philippines against illegal oil exploration in a protected seascape.