Political Science, Sociology and International Relations – PSSIR Conference

PSSIR Program Committee

Below is the list of PSSIR Program Committee members for the Political Science, Sociology and International Relations Conference:

Program Chair

Prof. the Hon. Dr. Stephen Martin Chairman, Board of Governors, Global Science & Technology Forum
Chief Executive, Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Chairman, Bank of China
Former Speaker Parliament of Australia
Former Deputy Vice Chancellor (Strategy and Planning) Curtin
University of Technology
Former Pro Vice Chancellor International, Victoria University


Prof. Edward P. Wolfers School of Humanities and Social Inquiry
University of Wollongong, Australia

Program Committee

Prof. Ed Rosenberg Department of Sociology
Appalachian State University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Arindam Basu Sarkar School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Findlay, USA
Prof. George Christou Department of Politics and International Studies
University of Warwick, UK
Prof. Jose Esteban Castro School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Newcastle University, UK
Prof. William Outhwaite School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Newcastle University, UK
Dr. Francis Jegede College of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Derby, UK
Dr. Nelson Turgo School of Social Sciences
Cardiff University, UK
Prof. Waldemar Tlokinski Rector
Ateneum University, Poland
Assoc. Prof. Ulf Johansson Dahre Department of Sociology
Lund University, Sweden
Dr. Bartosz M. Wiśniewski Department of European Studies in Politics and Journalism
Ateneum University, Poland
Prof. William Harris Professor & Head
Department of Politics
University of Otago, New Zealand
Prof. Martin Holland College of Arts
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Prof. Mark Francis School of Language, Social and Political Sciences
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Assoc. Prof. Shirley Scott School of Humanities and Social Sciences
The University of New South Wales, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Andrew Tan Department of Security Studies and Criminology
The University of New South Wales, Australia


Dr. William Walter Bostock School of Politics & International Relations
University of Tasmania, Australia
Dr. Remy Davison Department of Politics & International Relations
Monash University, Australia
Dr. Betsi Beem Department of Government and International Relations
University of Sydney, Australia
Dr. Andrew Banfield School of Politics and International Relations
The Australian National University, Australia
Prof. He Baogang School of Humanities and Social Science
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Assoc. Prof. Omer Kurtbag Department of Political Science and International Relations
Gaziosmanpasa University, Turkey
Asst. Prof. Matthew J. Webb College of Arts & Sciences
The Petroleum Institute, UAE
Prof. Rajas K. Parchure Institute of Politics and Economics
Deemed University, India

Assoc. Prof. Bulbul Dhar-James

Department of Political Science
Jamia Millia Islamia, India

Assoc. Prof. K M Sajad Ibrahim

Department of Political Science
University of Kerala, India

Assoc. Prof. Susmita Sen Gupta

Department of Political Science
North-Eastern Hill University, India

Assoc. Prof. Phoebe Zoe Maria U. Sanchez

School of History and Sociology
University of the Philippines Cebu, Philippines

Asst. Prof. Chitralekha Dhamija

School of Social Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Asst. Prof. T.Kumar

School of Rural Management
Xavier University, India

Dr. Anna C. Bocar

College of Business and Economics
La Salle University, Philippines

Dr. S. S. Patagundi

Chairman and Dean Faculty of Social Science
School of Political Science
Karnatak University Campus, India

Becoming A Program Committee Member / Reviewer:

Interested in becoming a Program Committee member?

Please send email to secretariat@pssir.org addressing to The Organizing Committee expressing your intent to become a PC member and attach your updated CV

What are the roles of every Program Committee member?

Generally, the following are the roles of every committee member (please note these roles depend on the availability of your time):

  • Provide input/advice about the conference theme and topics.
  • Review papers and the number will depend on the availability of your schedule
  • Help to disseminate/circulate the call for papers announcements to your list of contacts (faculty, peers and research students).

Benefits of being a TPC

  • Enhance your knowledge in you field of expertise through latest research and updates submitted
  • To increase your exposure in the academic field as an expert to the related fields
  • Access to latest research and findings in your field of expertise
  • Add into your credentials to help you in your career advancement
  • You may potentially be invited as Keynote Speaker
  • To avail concession on the registration fee of attending the conference

Your details will be added in the list of Technical Program Committee. We also provide certificate / letter of appointment by request.

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