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: Full membership is open to specialist or non-specialist educators, including graduate students, and other individuals whose professional activities actively engage the Middle East and Islam, who reside in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia, and who pay the annual dues set by the Executive Committee. Dues for 2019 are $25.00 per calendar year, to be paid in January of or when one joins the society.

Associate: An Associate Member shall be any individual who does not meet the professional and/or residential requirements of Full Membership. Dues are $20.00 per calendar year.

To become a member of SERMEISS, please complete the membership form and either email or send to the Executive Director at the addresses below.

To pay for your membership, click on the PayPal links below, or send a check payable to SERMEISS to the address below.

For further information, contact:

Calvin H. Allen, Jr., PhD

Executive Director


208 Henkel Hall

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA 22601