Nile Green is Professor of History at UCLA. A specialist on the Muslim communities of Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, and the Indian Ocean, his research brings Islamic history into conversation with global history. He is the author of over eighty articles, six edited books and seven monographs. His books include Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean (2011), which won the Middle East Studies Association’s Albert Hourani book award and the Association for Asian Studies’ Ananda K. Coomaraswamy book award; Sufism: A Global History (2012); and The Love of Strangers: What Six Muslim Students Learned in Jane Austen’s London (2016).