Nathaniel Agola is Professor of International Economics and Finance at the Graduate School of Global Studies at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan. He has authored, and co-edited three books, a number of book chapters, and dozens of research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Other than teaching and research, he is also actively involved in consulting in business and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Alan Hunter is Professor of Asian Studies at Coventry University, UK, where he was formerly Director of the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies. Alan has worked and studied in China, India, Japan and Singapore and is currently Visiting Professor at the Graduate School of Global Studies at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.