Jessie Daniels is Professor of Sociology & Critical Social Psychology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She has published five books, including Cyber racism (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009), along with dozens of articles. Jessie blogs at Racism Review and can be found on Twitter @JessieNYC.
Polly Thistlethwaite is Professor and Chief Librarian at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she has worked since 2002. Prior to that she worked at Colorado State University, Hunter College, New York University, Yale, and the University of Illinois. Her activism with ACT UP New York during the early days of the AIDS epidemic primed her for present-day advocacy for public scholarship and open access publishing.