RC24 - Armed Forces and Society

Chair

Professor Daniel Zirker
dzirker@waikato.ac.nz

University of Waikato
Social Sciences
678 Tuhikaramea Road, RD 10
Hamilton
3290
New Zealand

 

Vice-Chairs

Ms Cate Carter
cateacarter@gmail.com

Deakin University
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
51 Dudleigh Street
North Booval, QLD 4303
Australia

 

Dr. Haluk Karadag
hkaradag@baskent.edu.tr

Baskent University

 

Secretary/Treasurer

Dr.  Charles Allen
charlesd.allen@us.army.mil

US Army War College
Strategic Studies Institute
47 Ashburn Drive
Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-5244
United States

 

Past Chair

Dr. Marybeth P. Ulrich
marybeth.p.ulrich.civ@mail.mil

US Army War College
United States

 

Regional Secretaries

Godfrey Maringira, Africa
Rosalie Arcala Hall, Asia
Salvador Sanchez Tapia, Europe
Daniel Locatelli, Latin America
Miguel Navarro, Latin America
Orlando Perez, North America
Symeon Giannakos, at-large
Mosmi Bhim, Oceania
Alexander Nikitin, Eastern Europe

 

Advisory Board

Claudio Robelo Guzman
Jan Black
Martin Needler
Lisa Waldner
David Sorenson
Karl Haltiner
Glen Segell
David Mares
David Pion-Berlin
Joyce Gelb
George Woods
Hermann Jung
Jonathan Swarts

 

Background

Recognised as a study group in 1981; granted research committee status in 1986.

 

Objectives

 

Promotes study and research on the armed forces and society. This involves developing an international and cross cultural understanding of military systems, their impact on political systems, and the relationships between peace, war and military systems. It the social structure of the armed forces, with particular attention to their political impact; civil-military relations focusing on the nature and character of political systems, organisational structure of the armed forces, and the political consequences arising from the dynamics between the military and civilian systems; and military experience and traditions including the nature and character of military professionalism, professional education, and the military socialisation process.    

 

Website

 

http://rc24.ipsa.org/