- American Sociological Association: "As the national organization for sociologists, the American Sociological Association, through its Executive Office, is well positioned to provide a unique set of services to its members and to promote the vitality, visibility, and diversity of the discipline. Working at the national and international levels, the Association aims to articulate policy and implement programs likely to have the broadest possible impact for sociology now and in the future."
- International Society for Research on Identity: "International and multidisciplinary, the International Society for Research on Identity (formerly the Society for Research on Identity Formation) provides a forum for identity theorists and researchers around the globe to share their ideas and findings regarding the problems and prospects of human self-definition. The unifying theme of the Society is “identity” in its various manifestations throughout the life course. Identity issues transcend national, political, and cultural boundaries, taking on global proportions. The Society seeks to provide a forum in which theoretical and research analysis find practical applications in dealing with identity processes and problems."
- International Society for Justice Research: "The International Society for Justice Research (ISJR) is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to research on justice and related phenomena of morality and ethics. Justice is a concept with vast relevance to social life and can be studied at various levels of analysis, including intraindividual processes and individual decision-making, interpersonal and intergroup relations, organizations and institutions, as well as society, politics, and culture. ISJR fosters international and interdisciplinary collaboration and promotes exchange of new ideas, research, and theories relevant to justice and related phenomena. ISJR facilitates such collaboration and exchange through the conduct of biennial scientific conferences, the publication of a scientific journal (Social Justice Research), regular newsletters, and informal discussion by means of a listserv."
- International Netfork for Social Network Analysis: "INSNA is the professional association for researchers interested in social network analysis. The association is a non-profit organization incorporated in the state of Delaware and founded by Barry Wellman in 1977."
*Each description has been provided from the corresponding affiliate's website.