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

The current BRAIS Council Members are: 

Dr Omar Anchassi, University of Edinburgh

Dr Usaama al-Azami, University of Oxford

Dr Fozia Bora, University of Leeds

Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, Coventry University

Dr Alyaa Ebbiary, SOAS University of London

Professor Robert Gleave, University of Exeter

Dr Jon Hoover, University of Nottingham

Mr Jaan Islam, University of Edinburgh

Mr Tom Lea, University of Edinburgh

Professor Seán McLoughlin, University of Leeds

Dr Shamim Mia, University of Huddersfield

Dr Shuruq Naguib, Lancaster University

Dr Ayman Shihadeh, SOAS, University of London

Dr Haroon Sidat, Cardiff University

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

Dr Hilary Kalmbach, University of Sussex (representing the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies)

Professor Frédéric Volpi, University of Edinburgh (representing the Edinburgh Alwaleed Centre as its Director)

Dr Saeko Yazaki, University of Glasgow (represent the BRAIS-De Gruyter Prize Committee)