The primary function of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East is to enable members to learn about current work being done in the field of crusading history, and to contact members who share research interests through the information in the Society's Bulletin.  There are currently 467 members of the SSCLE from 41 countries.  The Society also organizes a major international conference every four years, as well as sections on crusading history at other conferences where appropriate.
The committee of the SSCLE consists of:
  • Professor Adrian J. Boas, President
  • Professor Michel Balard, Professor Bernard Hamilton, Professor Benjamin Z. Kedar, Professor Jean Richard, and Professor Jonathan Riley-Smith, Honorary Vice-Presidents
  • Professor François-Olivier Touati, Secretary
  • Professor Nicholas Morton, Treasurer
  • Professor Mike Carr, Assistant Treasurer
  • Professor Jonathan Phillips, Officer for Postgraduate Members
  • Professor Nikolaos G. Chrissis, Bulletin Editor
  • Professor Thomas F. Madden, Website
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