Founding Coordinating Committee

Wendell Hassan Marsh is a MESAAS doctoral student and a fellow at the Institute of Comparative Literature and Society. His work lies at the intersection of the history of Islam in Africa, Arabic written culture, and postcolonial theory. Specifically, his research interrogates the African Islamic library as a locus of knowledge production and circulation. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Wendell has worked as a journalist in Washington, D.C., studied in France and Senegal, and lived in Egypt as a Fulbright Fellow.

Lakshmi Gopal
Candace Lukasik

Founding Editorial Collective

Sahar Ullah
Elizabeth Rghebi
Rebecca Faulkner
Arthur Dudney