Research Committees

RC24 Environment and Society

Established in 1971


To secure and develop personal and associational/professional contacts between scientists and to unite the professional qualities, social consciousness and experience of its members for work on problems of Environment and Society throughout the world; to encourage the international dissemination and exchange of information on significant developments and to promote the development of scientific activities in the field of Environment and Society; to facilitate and promote meetings, communication and research projects at all national, regional and international levels.

To know more about the history of RC24, go to Bulletin 29 (1982), pp. 10-11.

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Board 2023 - 2027

President Jo LINDSAY, Monash University, Australia,
Vice-President Catherine Mei Ling WONG, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Secretary Henrike RAU, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany,
Treasurer Mark C.J. STODDART, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada,
Board Members Kerry ARD, The Ohio State University, USA
Ajiang CHEN, Hohai University, China
Josephine DIONISIO, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines
Lotsmart FONJONG, University of Cincinnati, USA
Maria Gabriela MERLINSKY, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hiromi YAMASHITA, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan


Environmental Sociology is the ISA RC24 journal. It publishes sociological research on environmental challenges and issues to highlight the relevance of research for environmental policy and management.


Two issues a year. Available on RC24 website.


Dues: $50 (Discount: $20)  for a 4-year period.
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