Sarah A. Soule is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Arizona. Her main areas of research are social movements and political sociology. She has published several articles on social movements with a focus on diffusion processes in social movements.
Hanspeter Kriesi is Professor of Political Science at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is an internationally renowned scholar and has published numerous journal articles on social movements. He is the author of Political Mobilization and Social Change (1993).