Research Committees

RC55 Social Indicators

Established as Working Group in 1988; as Research Committee in 2008


The Research Committee on Social Indicators is a Research Committee within the International Sociological Association, and fully susbscribes to the principles and the spirit of the Association.

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Board 2023 - 2027

President Joonmo SON, National University of Singapore, Singapore,
Vice-President Sandra FACHELLI, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain
Secretary Oliver NAHKUR,University of Tartu, Estonia,
Board Members Dolgion ALDAR, Independent Research Institute of Mongolia, Mongolia
Jennifer CHESTERS, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Enrico DI BELLA, University of Genoa, Italy
Titik HARSANTI, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
Masayuki KANAI, Senshu University, Japan
Ruut VEENHOVEN, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Ex-officio Christian SUTER, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Program Coordinator for V ISA Forum of Sociology 2025 is:
Joonmo SON,


Social Indicator Matters is RC55 newsletter.
Editor: Jenny CHESTERS, The University of Melbourne, Australia,

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