Ala has an editorial team to decide the policy guidelines and manage the blog. The following editors serve at present.
Aparna Vincent: Aparna completed her PhD from the University of Hyderabad. She researches on Rhetoric and Symbolism in Indian Politics.
Harikrishnan S: Doctoral research student at Ireland India Institute, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University. Interests include public spaces and political culture.
Nirmal Roy V.P.: External Consultant, Indian Institute of Human Settlements, Bengaluru. Completed PhD thesis at MIDS, Chennai. Interested in development economics.
Shilpa Menon: PhD student in anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She researches queer cultures and networks in Kerala.
V. Sriram: Chief Librarian, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, India. Interests include establishing new libraries, library services innovation, ICT, and open access.
Sebastian Prange: Assistant Professor, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, University of British Columbia. Interest includes medieval Indian Ocean trade (with focus on Malabar).