John Waterbury is former president of the American University of Beirut (1998–2008). Before that he was a professor of political
Huzama Habayeb is a Palestinian writer who was born and raised in Kuwait, where she started writing and publishing short
Doriana Dimitrova is a Bulgarian photographer who has lived and worked in Cairo. She is the photographer of Egypt Inside
Hussein Bassir, with a PhD in Egyptology and Near Eastern archaeology from Johns Hopkins University, is director of the Antiquities
Sahar Saleem, professor of radiology at Cairo University, is a specialist in advanced imaging technology with experience in paleoradiology.
Zora O’Neill is a freelance travel and food writer. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, the New York
Catherine Mayeur-Jaouen is professor of history at Sorbonne University, where she teaches on early modern and modern Islam. She is