Anna L. Boozer is an associate professor of Roman Mediterranean archaeology and history at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her research focuses on the dynamics of imperialism in everyday life in Roman Egypt and Meroitic Sudan.
Bleda S. Düring is an associate professor in Near Eastern archaeology at Leiden University. His research focuses on the archaeology of the early Assyrian Empire and the comparative archaeology of empire.
Bradley J. Parker (1961–2018) was an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Utah and a key scholar on the archaeology of empire, investigating both the Assyrian and Andean Empires.