The Project Coordinator and Webmaster is Paul E. Lovejoy FRSC, Distinguished Research Professor and Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History, Department of History and the Harriet Tubman Institute, York University.

The Project was funded by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, under the direction of Professor Lovejoy.

Special thanks to Yacine Daddi Addoun for implementing the website, for Rafael Carvalho Slobodian for his assistance in design. Mark Duffill, Peitra Arana, Feisal Farah, Karlee Sapoznik, and Jeffrey Gunn for assistance in the research.