Denis MacEoin (Ph.D. Cambridge 1979) taught Arabic and Islamic studies at Newcastle University, 1981-86. Currently he is Honorary Fellow, Durham University. Recent publications: A People Apart: the Baha'i Community of Iran in the Twentieth Century (1989).
'Researchers on Babi doctrine and history will find this an indispensable tool... Recommended for graduate libraries with Middle Eastern collections.' C.W. Ernst, Choice, 1992. 'His work will remain a standard reference for a long while.' Todd Lawson, J.S.S., 1993. 'MacEoin has performed a valuable service in initiating this process and his book will undoubtedly be of great help to those who are working in this field.' Moojan Momen, Iranian Studies, 1995.