Research Committees

RC09 Social Transformations and Sociology of Development


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 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

Co-Presidents Ulrike M.M. SCHUERKENS, Université Rennes 2, France,
Habibul Haque KHONDKER, Zayed University, UAE,
Secretary/Treasurer Brian DILL, University of Illinois, USA,
Newsletter Editors / Webmasters Ilona WYSMULEK, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland,
Devparna N. ROY, Nazareth College, USA,
Almendra ORBEGOSO, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru,
Board Members Samuel COHN, Texas A&M University, USA
Joshua Kjerulf DUBROW, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Tamara HERAN CUBILLOS, Duoc UC  Professional Institute, Chile
Hasan MAHMUD, Northwestern University in Qatar, Qatar
Dieter NEUBERT, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Victor ROUDOMETOF, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Program Coordinators for XX ISA World Congress 2023 are:


Available on RC09 website.


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: