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.


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.