Powers, David



David S. Powers is Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Cornell University.  Besides the books mentioned in the Rorotoko interview, he has also authored Law, Society and Culture in the Maghrib, 1300-1500.  He is founding editor of the journal Islamic Law and Society and Sectional Editor (Law) of the third edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Muhammad is Not the Father of any of Your Men: The Making of the Last Prophet
(Our Cover Feature of September 03, 2009)