Research Committees

RC20 Comparative Sociology

Established in 1986


The primary objective of the Research Committee on Comparative Sociology is to advance research in the field of comparative sociology by encouraging research, conferences and publication in the field. The RC20 seeks to facilitate scholarly communication in the domain of international comparisons.

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Board 2018-2022. Extended 2023

President David L. WEAKLIEM, University of Connecticut, USA,
Vice-President Marita CARBALLO, Social and Political Academy of Argentina, Argentina
Executive Secretary Fumiya ONAKA, Japan Women’s University, Japan,
Treasurer Stephen VERTIGANS, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom,
Board Members Kseniya KIZILOVA, Institute for Comparative Survey Research, Vienna, Austria
Nate BREZNAU, University of Bremen, Germany
Jean-Pascal DALOZ, CNRS Strasbourg, France (resigned 2020)
Frederick TURNER, University of Connecticut, USA

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