Muhammad Umar Memon

Muhammad Umar Memon, Professor Emeritus of Urdu Literature and Arabic Studies, is an accomplished scholar, translator, poet, Urdu short story writer, and the editor of The Annual of Urdu Studies. Memon retired from the University of Wisconsin after 38 years of service but has remained active as a scholar: besides working on translation of Urdu works into English, he serves on the editorial board of Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies and is also an advisor to the Urdu Project.