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 2023 - 2027

President Katharine LEGUN, Wageningen University, The Netherlands,
Secretary/Treasurer Kiah SMITH, The University of Queensland, Australia,
Board Members Hilde BJORKHAUG, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway (Ex-Officio)
Atakan BUKE, Leipzig University, Germany
Angga DWIARTAMA, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia
Madeleine FAIRBAIRN, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Sheila Ngoh MANKA, North-West University, South Africa
Steven WOLF, Cornell University, USA (Ex-Officio)
EC Junior Seat Cynthia GHARIOS, Leipzig University, Germany

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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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