Ruqaiyah Hibell joined MIHE in 2010 as the Research Degrees Administrator. Ruqaiyah is the course leader for the Certificate in Muslim Chaplaincy programme and the BA and MA dissertation module. She holds three degrees from Loughborough University, in Social Policy, European Studies, and International Security. As part of her research she has produced reports on conversion to Islam with the New Muslims Project. Ruqaiyah also edits and writes for the Muslim World Book Review, a quarterly journal.