KHALED ABOU EL FADL teaches at the University of Texas at Austin in the Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures and the University of Texas Law School. Previously, he taught at Yale Law School and at Princeton University.
ERNEST ALLEN, JR., is a professor of African American Studies at the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A contributing editor to The Black Scholar, he is currently writing a book regarding the convergence of Islamic, Pan-Asian, and Masonic influences on African American life during the Great Depression.
CAROL L. ANWAY has spent many years as a school counselor and as an author of Christian-education resources on children, families, and women for her denomination. She is the author of Daughters of Another Path: Experiences of American Women Choosing Islam.
ROBERT DANNIN is an adjunct professor of Metropolitan Studies at New York University's College of Arts and Sciences. He received his doctorate in anthropology and ethnolinguistics from the School of Advanced Studies in Social Science, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris. His ethnographic and ethnohistorical research with Jolie Stahl will be published in Black Pilgrims to Islam.
YUSUF TALAL DE LORENZO is the secretary of the Fiqh Council of North America, and has recently been involved in the development and administration of a Master's level program for Muslim military chaplains. He has served as Director of Naleemiah College in Sri Lanka, as the Advisor on Islamic Educa