Thomas Serres has a PhD in political science from the EHESS. He is currently an associated researcher with Développement & Sociétés in Paris and an Adjunct professor at UC Santa Cruz.  His research focuses on the politics of crisis and transnationalization in Algeria.

Tristan Leperlier obtained a PhD from the EHESS in sociology and literature. He is associated with the Centre Européen de Sociologie et de Science Politique and his research focuses on Algerian writers and intellectuals, especially during the civil war.