Thematic Groups

TG06 Institutional Ethnography

Established in 2011


To develop international contacts among sociologists and social activists interested in institutional ethnography as a mode of inquiry; to encourage the worldwide exchange of research findings, methodological advances and theoretical developments relevant to institutional ethnography; to promote international meetings and research collaboration by scholars and social activists using institutional ethnography.

Board 2011-2016

Presidents Alison I. GRIFFITH, York University, Canada (resigned 2015)
Paul C. LUKEN (interim), University of West Georgia, USA,
Vice-President Paul C. LUKEN, University of West Georgia, USA
Secretary-Treasurer Suzanne VAUGHAN, Arizona State University, USA,
Board Members Barbara COMBER, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Karin WIDERBERG, University of Oslo, Norway


2016 Nov.
2014 Jun.
2013 Feb. Aug. Dec.
2012 Jun.
2011 Nov.


Dues for a 4-year period:

  • Category A: USD 40 
  • Category B: USD 20 
  • Category C and students: USD 10

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