image of ShatzmillerMaya Shatzmiller (Ph.D. Université de Provence, CV) is a Professor in the Department of History and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She teaches the history of the Middle East and North Africa and is an expert on the economic history of medieval Islam.

Fields of Expertise

Economic History of the Middle East Medieval and Modern
Gender in the Middle East, Women social and Economic Status
Islamic Family Law History and current conditions
Labour History and current conditions


image of Zheger-HassanZheger Hassan (Ph.D. University of Western Ontario, CV) is Adjunct Professor of Political Science at King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario.  His research interests include International Relations, Comparative Politics, and the Politics of the Middle East.