Hisham Aidi (Columbia University) - "Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture"
Omid Safi (Duke University) - "Memories of Muhammad"
John Kiser - "Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd El-Kader"
Faisal Devji (Oxford University) - "The Terrorist in Search of Humanity"
Mehdi Aminrazavi (University of Mary Washington) - "The Wine of Wisdom: The Life, Poetry, and Philosophy of Omar al-Khayyam"