Advisory Board

The Advisory Board consists of academic specialists in Middle East studies who advise Campus Watch and provide insights into developments in the field.

David Cook
Professor of Religion
Rice University
Areas of expertise: early Islam, Muslim apocalyptic literature and movements for radical social change, dreams, historical astronomy, Judeo-Arabic literature, and West African Islam.

Philip Carl Salzman
Professor of Anthropology
McGill University
Areas of expertise: Iran, India

Kemal Silay
Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies Endowed Chair Professor
Indiana University, Bloomington
Areas of expertise: Ottoman and Turkish history and literature, Turkish language studies.