Alberto Díaz-Cayeros is an Associate Professor of International Relations and Pacific Studies at UCSD and the Director of the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (USMEX). He is affiliated with the Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law (CDDRL), the Stanford Center for International Development (SCID), and is a member of the board of the Center for Latin American Studies.
Erik Olin Wright is a professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison. His extensive writings on class analysis provide a perspective that seems more useful for structural class analysis in North America. He incorporates analysis of recent developments in capitalism in this class analysis.