Ethno Identity Dances for Sex, Fun, and Profit: Choreographing Popular Dances Around the World (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2016).
Co-editor with Barbara Sellers-Young, The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Ethnicity (New York Oxford Press, 2016).
The Dangerous Lives of Public Performers: Dancing, Sex, and Entertainment in the Middle East. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
Co-editor with J. Fisher, When Men Dance: Dancing Across Cultural Borders (Oxford University Press, 2009)
Dancing Across Borders: The Americans Fascination with Exotic Dance Forms (McFarland & Co., 2008)
Editor, Balkan Dance: Essays on Characteristics, Performance and Teaching (McFarland & Co., 2008)
Choreographing Identities: Ethnicity, Folk Dance, and Festival in North America (McFarland & Co., 2006)
Co-editor with B. Sellers-Young, Belly Dance: Orientalism, Transnationalism and Harem Fantasy (Mazda Publishers, 2005)
Choreographic Politics: State Folk Dance Ensembles, Representation and Power (Hanover and London, Wesleyan University Press, 2002)
Choreophobia: Solo Improvised Dance in the Iranian World (Mazda Publishers, 1999)
“Dance and Human Rights in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia,” in Dignity in Motion: Dance and Human Rights (N. Jackson and T. Shapiro-Phim, eds., Scarecrow Press, 2008)