Agostino Portera is Professor of Intercultural Education and Director of the Centre for Intercultural Studies at the University of Verona, Italy. His research focuses on identity in intercultural education and intercultural competences. From 1998 until 2006, he was a board member of the International Association for Intercultural Education, and he is now on the editorial board of Intercultural Education. He has published books and articles on immigration, identity, multicultural and intercultural education, and intercultural competence.Carl A. Grant, PhD, is a Hoefs-Bascom Professor in the Department of Curriculum and former Chair of the Afro-American Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. From 1993 to 1999, he was President of the National Association for Multicultural Education. He has written more than one hundred journal publications and has authored or edited more than fifty-five books.