Research Committees

RC18 Political Sociology


The membership of the Research Committee on Political Sociology (CPS) is comprised of sociologists and political scientists and its elected Board officers represent both disciplines and the interests of the two parent international organizations: International Sociological Association and International Political Science Association. This interdisciplinary exchange of scholars and ideas lies at the core of the CPS and determines its policies.

To know more about the history of RC18, go to Bulletin 27 (1981), pp. 26-36 and Bulletin 29 (1982), p. 15 (addenda).

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Board 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

President Stephanie ALENDA, Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile,
Vice-Presidents Robert M. FISHMAN, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Laurence MOREL, Université de Lille/CEVIPOF, France
Secretary & Treasurer Julieta SUAREZ-CAO, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile,
Board Members Karina KOSIARA-PEDERSEN, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Dan SLATER, University of Michigan, USA
Manfred B. STEGER, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA
Hiroko TAKEDA, Nagoya University, Japan
Michelangelo VERCESI, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany
Newsletter Editors

Stephanie ALENDA, Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile,
Carolina AYLWIN, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile (2018-2020)
Gustavo VALENZUELA, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile,

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