Research Committees

RC29 Deviance and Social Control

Established in 1974


The primary goal of the Research Committee on Deviance and Social Control is to expedite communication among scholars interested in cross-cultural research on deviance and social control. In addition it is sensitive to developing areas and different perspectives within the field so that important areas of interest are not excluded.

To know more about the history of RC29, go to Bulletin 33 (1983), pp. 12-15.

Board 2018 - 2022

President Arturo ALVARADO MENDOZA, El Colegio de México, Mexico,
Vice-President Arpita MITRA, KIIT School of Law, India
Secretary Mariana POSSAS, Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), Brazil,
Treasurer Vincenzo SCALIA, University of Winchester, United Kingdom,
Board members Paul C. HATHAZY, CONICET, Argentina
Mary Luz SANDOVAL ROBAYO, Universidad de Caldas, Colombia
Jacqueline SINHORETTO, Federal University of Sao Carlos (UFSC), Brazil
Miguel Angel VITE PEREZ, UAM Xochimilco, Mexico 

Program Coordinators for IV ISA Forum 2020 are:
Rodrigo AZEVEDO,


The following are a historical archive.

2019 PDF
2013 PDF
2009 PDF
2008 PDF
2007 PDF


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