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.

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Board 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023


Helena SERRA, New University of Lisbon, Portugal,


Debby BONNIN, University of Pretoria, South Africa


Lara MAESTRIPIERI, DATSU/Politecnico di Milano, Italy,

Board Members

Tracey ADAMS, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Christian AZAIS, Cnam, France
Jean-Luc BEDARD, Université TÉLUQ, Canada
Mike DENT, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
Julia EVETTS, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (Honorary member)
Gitte Sommer HARRITS, VIA University College, Denmark (resigned 2022)
Javier Pablo HERMO, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Christiane SCHNELL, University of Frankfurt, Germany (Associate member, President of ESA RN19 Professions)
Stephanie SHORT, The University of Sydney, Australia
Alexandra VINSON, University of Michigan, USA (RC52 Representative of Early Career Researchers/PhD Students)

Program Coordinators for XX ISA World Congress 2023 are:
Helena SERRA,
Tracey ADAMS,


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