SERMEISS is a professional society for faculty from various disciplines who teach on some aspect of the Middle East and Islamic World. Membership is available in two categories.

Full: For faculty and staff of accredited colleges and universities, and of centers of research, who are actively involved in Middle East and Islamic Studies. Also for pre-collegiate educators with a minimum of three credit hours in Middle East and Islamic Studies. Dues are $25.00 per calendar year, to be paid in January of each year or when one joins the society.

Associate: For members from outside the region* and for other pre-collegiate educators and invited persons with a professional interest in Middle East and Islamic Studies. Dues are $20.00 per calendar year.

To become a member of SERMEISS, click on the link here. To pay for your membership, click on the PayPal links below.

2018 Full Membership
2018 Associate Membership

Tax Deductable Donation

For further information, contact:

Calvin H. Allen, Jr., PhD

Executive Director


208 Henkel Hall

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA 22601

*The SERMEISS region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.