Research Committees

RC52 Sociology of Professional Groups

Established in 1992


To establish contacts and to encourage collaboration among scholars working in the field of sociology of occupational/professional groups throughout the world; to encourage the international exchange of research findings in the sociology of occupational/professional groups.

More information

RC52 website

Board 2014-2018


Helena SERRA, New University Lisbon, Portugal (from July 2016) 
Ellen KUHLMANN, Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Germany (until 2016)


Debby BONNIN, University of Pretoria, South Africa (from July 2016)
Mike SAKS, University Campus Suffolk, United Kingdom (until 2016)


Jens-Christian SMEBY, Oslo University College, Norway,

Board Members

Viola BURAU, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Teresa CARVALHO, University of Aveiro, Portugal (Associate member, 2014-2017)
Christiane SCHNELL, University of Frankfurt, Germany (Associate member, 2018-2019, President of ESA RN19 Professions) 
Florent CHAMPY, France
Mike DENT, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom 
Julia EVETTS, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (Honorary member) 
Lara MAESTRIPIERI, IGOP/Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain (Representative of Early Career Researchers/PhD students and blog Manager)

Country Experts Advisory Group

Edgar BURNS, Latrobe University, Australia
Javier HERMO, Buenos Aires University, Argentina
Virendra P. SINGH, University of Allahabad, India

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Program Coordinator: Helena SERRA,


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