Research Committees

RC40 Sociology of Agriculture and Food

Established in 1988


To promote and encourage scientific analysis of the social organization of agriculture and food systems; organization of the substantive content of the RC40 sessions of the quadrennial meetings of the ISA World Congress of Sociology; organization of additional international meetings.

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Board 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

President Steven WOLF, Cornell University, USA,
Secretary/Treasurer Hilde BJORKHAUG, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway,
Board Members

Michael CAROLAN, Colorado State University, USA
Angga DWIARTAMA, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia
Maki HATANAKA, Sam Houston State University, USA
Katharine LEGUN, University of Otago, New Zealand
Allison Marie LOCONTO, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), France
Adolphus NASWEM, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria

Program Coordinators for XX ISA World Congress 2023 are:
Steven WOLF,
Matt COMI,


The International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, an official journal of the ISA RC40, provides a forum for debates about international issues related to food and agriculture.


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