- Mahmood Monshipouri on his two latest books: Information Politics, Protests, and Human Rights in the Digital Age appeared this summer with Cambridge University Press, and Inside the Islamic Republic: Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran was published with Oxford University Press.
- Evren Savci, who co-edited Perverse Politics? Feminism, Anti-imperialism, Multiplicity with Ann Shola Orloff and Raka Rai. The book includes Savci's chapter "Subjects of Rights and Subjects of Cruelty: The Production of an Islamic Backlash against Homosexuality in Turkey."
- Lucia Volk, who published a chapter on Arab minorities in Germany in Laura Robson's edited volume Minorities and the Modern Arab World. Moreover, Volk received SF State's 2016 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.