Former Members of the Jury

R. Stephen Humphreys (USA) is Professor of History and Islamic Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has taught internationally (e.g., American University in Cairo, École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris, and Oxford University) and has published numerous works on the history of Islam. Prof. Humphreys is the author of the acclaimed geopolitical analysis entitled Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled Age (1999, revised 2005), which explores major challenges facing Middle Easterners at the end of the 20th century.

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