Ebba Koch teaches Art History at the University of Vienna. Her previous publications include works on Mughal art, architecture, and manuscripts.
Antoinette Owen is Conservator of Works on Paper at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation, and an Associate Professor at Pratt Institute of Art.
John Seyller, curator of the exhibition The Adventures of Hamza, is Professor of Art History at the University of Vermont. He has published extensively on Indian painting, with an emphasis on Mughal manuscripts produced during Akbar's reign.
Wheeler M. Thackston is Professor of the Practice in Persian and Other Near Eastern Languages at Harvard University, where he has taught Persian and Arabic for over 25 years. He is the author of many books on the cultures of the Near East.