People

Executive Members

President:

M. Raisur Rahman (Wake Forest University)

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Vice-President:

Yasmin Saikia (Arizona State University)

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Program Co-Chairs:

Laura Dudley Jenkins (University of Cincinnati)

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SherAli Tareen (Franklin & Marshall College)
         

Executive Board

Ali Asani (Harvard University)

Christopher Candland (Wellesley College)
    
Jennifer Dubrow (University of Washington)
     
Mehr Farooqi (University of Virginia)
     
Farhat Haq (Monmouth College)
    
Sana Haroon (University of Massachusetts Boston)
    
Taj Hashmi (Austin Peay State University)
    
Fariha I. Khan (University of Pennsylvania)
    
Feisal Khan (Hobart and William Smith College)
    
Zillur Khan (University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh)
   
Ruby Lal (Emory University)
    
Mariam Mufti (University of Waterloo)
    
Irfan A. Omar (Marquette University)
    
A. Sean Pue (Michigan State University)
  
Ali Riaz (Illinois State University)     

Usha Sanyal (Queen’s University of Charlotte)
    
Megan Adamson Sijapati (Gettysburg College)
    

Past Presidents

Laura Dudley Jenkins (University of Cincinnati), 2015-18

Roger D. Long (Eastern Michigan University), 2012-15

Irfan A. Omar (Marquette University), 2009-12

Mumtaz Ahmad (Hampton University), 2000-09

Theodore P. Wright, Jr., (SUNY Albany), 1988-2000

Sam Iftikhar (Library of Congress), 1981-88

M. Muhammad Awan (Clark University), 1978-81

Irene Shur (West Chester State University), 1975-78

Hafeez Malik (Villanova University), 1972-75

SAMSA founder, Prof Hafeez Malik (2nd from right) and a long-time member, activist and newsletter editor, Prof. Theodore P. Wright, Jr. (middle). Picture taken at the 2008 ACSIS conference in Washington DC.