Muslih received his PhD in Social Policy and Administration from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom in 2014, and a MA and BA in Sociology from Salahaddin University, Erbil, in 2003 and 1998 respectively.
Dr. Murad Hakim is currently lecturing at the Department of Sociology at Salahaddin University in Erbil.
Dr. Dilshad H. Khdhir is currently head of the Department of International Relations and Diplomacy at Ishik University, in Erbil (Kurdistan Region of Iraq).
Dr. Janroj Yilmaz Keles received his Ph.D. in Sociology and Communications from Brunel University in London
Dr. Bayar is an assistant professor at the Department of Politics and Public Policy of the American University of Kurdistan in Duhok.