Research Committees

RC31 Sociology of Migration


Established in 1972


The goal of the RC31 is to advance sociological knowledge on Sociology of Migration throughout the world. Its general objectives are to promote high quality research on migration and the international exchange of scientific information in this field.

To know more about the history of RC31, go to Bulletin 29 (1982), pp. 11-13.

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Board 2023 - 2027

President Loretta BASS, University of Oklahoma, USA,
Vice-President Laura MERLA, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium 
Secretary/Treasurer Manashi RAY, West Virginia State University, USA,
Newsletter Editor Aditya RAJ, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India,
Board Members Ruttiya BHULA-OR, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Cristian DONA-REVECO, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Shoba HAMAL GURUNG, Southern Utah University, USA
Yao-Tai LI, University of New South Wales, Australia
Eloy RIVAS-SANCHEZ, Athabasca University, Canada
Catriona STEVENS, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Program Coordinators for V ISA Forum of Sociology 2025 are:
Manashi RAY,


RC31 Newsletter is published twice a year and distributed electronically to RC31 members.
Send submissions to Editor, Aditya RAJ, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India,

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Dues: $20 for a 4-year period.
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