Shaheen Akhtar (born 1962) is a well-known Bangladeshi writer.
Hamid Dabashi is the author of Post-Orientalism: Knowledge and Power in Time of Terror.
Richard W. Franke is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, USA. He has written extensively on Kerala.
M. Sajjad Hassan is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Equity Studies, New Delhi.