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 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

President Debra DAVIDSON, University of Alberta, Canada,
Vice-President Rolf LIDSKOG, Orebro University, Sweden
Secretary Henrike RAU, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany,
Treasurer Saburo HORIKAWA, Hosei University, Japan,
Board Members Lotsmart FONJONG, University of Buea, Cameroon
Dayong HONG, Renmin University of China, China
Sadegh SALEHI, University of Mazandaran, Iran
Mark C.J. STODDART, Memorial University, Canada
Pradip SWARNAKAR, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior, India
Catherine Mei Ling WONG, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Program Coordinator for XX ISA World Congress 2023 is:


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