Board of Trustees

Institutional Trustees

Naysan Adlparvar                                                                                                        Postdoctoral Fellow of Anthropology, Yale 

Thomas Barfield
Professor of Anthropology, Boston University

Elena Bashir
South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

Robert Crews
Associate Professor of History, Stanford University

David B. Edwards
Professor of Anthropology, Williams College; Director, Williams Afghan Media Project

Grant Farr
Professor of Sociology, Portland State University

Nile Green
Professor of History, Director of Program on Central Asia, UCLA

Shah Mahmoud Hanifi
Associate Professor of Middle Eastern and South Asian History, James Madison University

Syed Akbar Hyder
Associate Professor of Asian and Islamic Studies, University of Texas Austin

Jonathan Mark Kenoyer
Professor and Chair of Anthropology, Center for South Asia, University of Wisconsin

M. Saleh Keshawarz                                                                                      Professor and Chair of Civil Engineering, University of Hartford

Hadi Jorati
Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University

Clark Lombardi
Director of Islamic Legal Studies, Professor of Law, University of Washington

Matthew Thomas Miller
Associate Director, Roshan Initiative in Persian Digital Humanities,
University of Maryland

Dipali Mukhopadhyay
Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Robert Nichols
Professor of History, Stockton University

Maryam Qudrat
Professor, California State University Long Beach

Atifa Rawan
Social Sciences/Government Documents Librarian, University of Arizona Libraries

Nazif M.Shahrani
Professor of Anthropology, Central Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Indiana University

Brian Spooner
Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

Richard Spees
Director, Council of American Overseas Research Centers

Richard K. Wolf
Professor of Music and South Asian Studies, Harvard University

Trustees at Large

Michael Carroll
Executive Director, The Hollings Center for International Dialogue

Margaret Mills
Professor Emerita, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University

John Mock
Lecturer in Hindi and Urdu, University of California – Santa Cruz

Senzil Nawid
Research Scholar, Southwest Institute for Research on Women, University of Arizona

Honorary Trustees

Whitney Azoy
Anthropologist; Former Kabul Director of American Institute of Afghanistan Studies