BRAIS is supported by an elected Council which includes BRAIS Officers.

The current BRAIS Council Members are: 

Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani, Al-Mahdi Institute, Birmingham

Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, University of Derby

Professor Hugh Goddard, the Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh

Dr Roy Jackson, University of Gloucestershire

Dr Carool Kersten, King’s College London

Dr Shuruq Naguib, Lancaster University

Dr Judith Pffeifer, University of Oxford

Prof Oliver Scharbrodt, University of Chester

Dr Ayman Shihadeh, SOAS, University of London

Dr Anicee Van Engeland, University of Oxford

Dr Saeko Yazaki, University of Glasgow

The following three members have been co-opted to the Council:

Dr Lisa Bernasek, representing the Higher Education Academy

Dr Sophie Gilliat-Ray, representing the Muslims in Britain Research Network

Dr Hilary Kalmbach, representing the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies