Research Committees

Research Committee Rules, 2022


All RC members who have had current membership for 2/5 years in RCs whose names have changed are informed that they can choose to be part of their previously named RC or change to new RCs by informing the Society's office. Their membership will remain valid for the years for which they have paid their dues.

Convener: Prof. Abdul Matin
Retired Prof. of Sociology
Mobile : 7896966597

RC-01: Sociology Theory and Practice

(Adhoc) Convenor: Nilika Mehrotra
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Social System,
JNU, New Delhi.
Mobile : 9868763516

RC-02: Studies on Family, Marriage and Kinship

Convenor: Mahesh Shukla
(2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Professor of Sociology,
Govt. TRS College of Excellence nm
Rewa – 486001,
Madhya Pradesh
Mobile : 9425184505

RC-03: Economy and Society

Convener: R. Maruthakutti
Department of Sociology
Manonmanian Sunderam University
Tirunelveli - 627012
Tamil Nadu

RC-04: Migration and Diaspora Studies

Convener: Muneer Illath
(2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Department of Sociology,
University of Allahabad
Mobile : 089538 43969

RC-05: Sociology of Education

Convenor: PH. Mohammad
Department of Sociology.
Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad.
Mobile : 9866399577

RC-06: Sociology of Religion

Convenor: M.T Joseph
Assistant Professor of Sociology,
Mumbai Univesity, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Mobile : 8652289533

RC-07: Adivasi and Tribal Studies

Convenor: Sukant K. Chaudhury
(2022-2023, Split from previously titled RC 07 'Rural, Peasant and Tribal Communities'.)
Professor of Sociology,
Department of Sociology, University of Lucknow
Lucknow - 226007 (U.P).
Mobile : 9415011894

RC-08: Inequalities, Stratification and Exclusion Studies

Convenor: Parvez Ahmed Abassi
(2022-2023, New name for previously titled RC 08 Social 'Stratification, Professions and Social Mobility')
Retd. ProfessorDepartment of Sociology
Veer Narmada South Gujurat University
Surat - 395007.
Mobile : 9824181872

RC-09: Dalit Studies

Convenor: Iswar Naik
(2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Assistant Professor,
Department of Sociology,
Ravenshaws University, Cuttack, Odisha.
Mobile : 9583612983
Convener: Rajni Bala
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Sociology,
Baring Union Christian College
Batala, Gurdaspur
Punjab - 143505.
Mobile : 9417195262

RC-11: Sociology of Environment

Convenor: Amar Pal Singh
Associate Professor,
SRM University,
Lucknow, UP.
Mobile : 7275320808

RC-12: Sociology of Health, Ageing and Well-Being

Convenor: Mohammad Akram
Professor of Sociology,
Department of Sociology,
Aligarh Muslim University,
Aligarh - 202002.
Mobile : 9411983487

RC-13: Science, Technology & Society

Convenor: Manoj Kumar Jena
Associate Professor,
Centre for Study of Social System,
School of Social Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067.
Mobile : 9811446273

RC-14: Globalization and Culture

Convenor: Pankaj Kumar Singh
Assistant Professor and Head,
Department of Sociology,
Maharana Pratab Govt. PG College,
Bilsi - 243633
Uttar Pradesh.
Mobile : 9415563355

RC-15: Social Transformation and Development

Convenor: Ashutosh Vyas
(2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Professor of Sociology,
M.P Govt. P.G College,
Chittorgarh- 312002
Mobile : 9414734724

RC-16: Work, Labour and Organization

Convener: Pranjal Sarma
Professor, Department of Sociology,
Dibrugarh University, Assam.
Mobile : 9435803047

RC-17: Sociology of Social Movements

Convener: Rohit Jain
(2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
Solapur Campus
Mobile : 9405247320

RC-18:Social Demography

Convenor: Sandip Chaudhari
Professor and Head,
Department of Sociology,
SBES College of Arts and Commerce
Aurangabad - 431001 (Maharashtra).
Mobile : 9822510044

RC-19: Urban Studies

Convenor: Manoj Teotia
Assistant Professor,
Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), 2A, Sector 19A, Chandigarh
Mobile : 8283825534

RC-20: Media Studies

Convenor: Kali Nath Jha
Department Of Sociology,
Hari Singh Gaur, Central University
Sagar, MP.
Mobile : 9981758776

RC-21: Political Sociology

Convenor: Bhup Singh Gaur
Dornarcharya Goverment College,
Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak
Mobile : 9431413815

RC-22: Conflict and Violence Studies

Convenor (Adhoc): Sanjay Kolekar
Department of Sociology,
Savitribhai Phule Pune University,
Pune, Maharashtra 411007
Mobile : 9850029079

RC-23: Sociology of Law, Crime and Deviance

Convenor: Rabindra Kumar Mohanty
(2020-2021, 2022-2023, Merged with RC 18 'Sociology of Crime and Deviance'.)
Professor and Head, Department of Sociology,
Mizoram University
Aizawl - 796004.
Mobile : 9437277597

RC-24: Sociology of Childhood and Youth

Convenor: Subhashis Bandopadhyay
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Indian Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology
Mobile : 9836945013

RC-25: Sociology of Sports

Convenor: Ravi Prakash
(2020-2021, 2022-2023)
Govt. Degree College,
Nanauta, Sharanpur - 247452
Uttar Pradesh.
Mobile : 09412246301

RC-26: Minority Studies

Convenor : Imtiaz Ahmed Ansari
Associate Professor,
Department of Sociology
Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi - 110025
Mobile : 9891486123

RC-27: Sociology of Care

Convenor: Soumyajit Patra
(2022-2023, 'Mother and Motherhood'changed name, 'Sociology of Care')
Department of Sociology
SKB University,
West Bengal.

RC-28: Sociology of Everyday Life

Convenor: Sanjay Roy
Department of Sociology
North Bengal University,