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Michael Bonner is a scholar of Islamic studies. He is a professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


  • The Return of Wealth: A Study of Poverty and the Poor in the Islamic Near East, 600-1100. In preparation.[1]
  • Les Origines du jihâd. Paris: Les Éditions du Téraèdre, forthcoming [2004].[1]
  • Islam, Democracy and the State in Algeria: Lessons for the Western Mediterranean and Beyond. Co-edited with Mark Tessler and Megan Reif. A special issue of Journal of North African Studies, and a volume published by Frank Cass (London). Forthcoming [2004].[1]
  • "Arab-Byzantine Relations". Vol. 8 of The Formation of the Classical Islamic World, under general editorship of Lawrence I. Conrad. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate/Variorum, forthcoming [2004].[1]
  • Poverty and Charity in Middle Eastern Contexts. Co-edited with Amy Singer and Mine Ener. Forthcoming with SUNY Press, 2003.[1]
  • Aristocratic Violence and Holy War: Studies on the Jihad and the Arab-Byzantine Frontier. New Haven: American Oriental Society Monograph Series, 1996.[1]