Mitsuko Matsumoto gained her DPhil at the Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK. She currently collaborates with el Fundación Education para el Empleo in Madrid, Spain, and has worked for the UN Liaison Office of Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist association that promotes peace, culture and education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Maria Hantzopoulos is Assistant Professor of Education at Vassar College, USA, where she is the coordinator of the Adolescent Education Certification Program. She is co-editor, with Alia Tyner-Mullings, of Critical Small Schools (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.