Hayder al-Khoei is a Researcher at the Centre for Academic Shi'a Studies. His research interests include Middle Eastern history, politics and Islamic studies. Prior to the establishment of CASS he worked for two years as a public relations assistant in the Al-Khoei Foundation. He read Politics and International Relations at Kingston University and is currently a postgraduate student at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (SOAS, University of London).
Hayder is undertaking a project to translate the works of Iraqi sociologist Ali al-Wardi in order to make Iraqi social history more accessible to English readers. He is currently translating the six-volume Lamahat Ijtima'iya min Tarikh al-Iraq al-Hadith [Social Glimpses of Iraqi Modern History] and has so far published the first volume.