About the Authors

Mikaila Mariel Lemonik Arthur is Professor of Sociology at Rhode Island College, where she has taught a wide variety of courses including Social Research Methods, Social Data Analysis, Senior Seminar in Sociology, Professional Writing for Justice Services, Comparative Law and Justice, Law and Society, Comparative Perspectives on Higher Education, and Race and Justice. She has written a number of books and articles, including both those with a pedagogical focus (including Law and Justice Around the World, published by the University of California Press) and those focusing on her scholarly expertise in higher education (including Student Activism and Curricular Change in Higher Education, published by Routledge). She has expertise and experience in academic program review, translating research findings for policymakers, and disability accessibility in higher education, and has served as a department chair and as Vice President of the RIC/AFT, her faculty union. Outside of work, she enjoys reading speculative fiction, eating delicious vegan food, visiting the ocean, and spending time with amazing humans.

Roger Clark is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Rhode Island College, where he continues to teach courses in Social Research Methods and Social Data Analysis and to coauthor empirical research articles with undergraduate students. He has coauthored two textbooks, An Invitation to Social Research (with Emily Stier Adler) and Gender Inequality in Our Changing World: A Comparative Approach (with Lori Kenschaft and Desirée Ciambrone). He has been ranked by the USTA in its New England 60- and 65-and-older divisions, shot four holes in one on genuine golf courses, and run multiple half and full marathons. Like the Energizer Bunny, he keeps on going and going, but, given his age, leaves it to your imagination where.​


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