Research Committees

RC09 Social Transformations and Sociology of Development

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The Research Committee on Social Transformations and Sociology of Development, RC09, strives to represent sociologists interested in the study of social transformations and development around the world, regardless of their theoretical persuasion, methodological approaches or ideological perspective. The goal of the RC09 is to advance sociological knowledge on social transformations and development and to support research on this topic among scholars around the world.

To know more about the history of RC09, go to Bulletin 29 (1982), pp. 6-8.

Board 2023 - 2027

President Dorina ROSCA, The American University of Moldova, Moldova,
Vice-President Rukmini SEN, Dr B R Ambedkar University Delhi, India
Secretary/Treasurer Brian DILL, University of Illinois, USA,
Online Communication Manager Lutfun Nahar LATA, The University of Melbourne, Australia,
Board Members Paul Mamba DIEDHIOU, Université Rennes 2, France and Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Senegal
Habibul Haque KHONDKER, Zayed University, UAE (Ex-Oficio)
Su-ming KHOO, National University of Ireland, Ireland
Hasan MAHMUD, Northwestern University in Qatar, Qatar
Uddhab Prasad PYAKUREL, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Matthew SABBI, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Ulrike M.M. SCHUERKENS, Université Rennes 2, France (Ex-Oficio)

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Dues for a 4 year period.

Supporter USD 50
Regular USD 35
Discount USD 20
Voluntary USD 80
Category A USD 40
Category B and C USD 20

To become a member, submit a membership application from your user account:


Available on RC09 website.