Research Committees

RC04 Sociology of Education


RC04 is an active group with annual or bi-annual meetings on sociology of education topics. Regular meetings are held at the World Congress of Sociology (every four years) and at the RC's Midterm Conferences (in-between world congresses); in addition, meetings on special topics are held.

Board 2014-2018

President A. Gary DWORKIN, University of Houston, USA,
Vice-Presidents Europe Kari KANTASALMI, Finland
Russia Svetlana SHARONOVA, People's Friendship University, Russia
Asia Jason CHANG, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Africa Shaheeda ESSACK, South Africa
Latin America Maria Ligia BARBOSA, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
North America Walter ALLEN, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Oceania Carol REID, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Secretary Marios VRYONIDES, European University Cyprus, Cyprus,
Past-President Ari ANTIKAINEN, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Program Coordinators: A. Gary DWORKIN, and Marios VRYONIDES,


An informative newsletter is mailed to members twice a year. It contains conference abstracts, research summaries and exchange, opinion papers, members news, conference news, country reports.

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2009 PDF  
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