Research Committees

RC28 Social Stratification

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Established in 1950


RC28 general objectives are to promote high quality research on social stratification and social mobility, and the international exchange of scientific information in this field.

To know more about the history of RC28, go to Bulletin 31 (1983), pp. 22-27.

Board 2023 - 2027

President Hiroshi ISHIDA, University of Tokyo, Japan,
Vice-President Jennie BRAND, UCLA, USA
Secretary/Treasurer Yuliya KOSYAKOVA, Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and University of Bamberg, Germany,
Board Members Sigal ALON, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Carlo BARONE, Sciences Po Paris, France
Jani EROLA, University of Turku, Finland
Sandra FACHELLI, Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain
Sho FUJIHARA, University of Tokyo, Japan
Limor GABAY-EGOZI, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Irene KRIESI, Swiss Federal University of Vocational Education and Training, Switzerland
Berkay OZCAN, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Fabian T. PFEFFER, Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich, Germany
Xi SONG, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Moris TRIVENTI, University of Trento, Italy
Xiaogang WU, NYU Shanghai, China

Program Coordinators for V ISA Forum of Sociology 2025 are:
Hiroshi ISHIDA,


Research in Social Stratification and Mobility is the official journal of the ISA RC28.


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