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About the Foundation

The Pitirim A. Sorokin Foundation has been organized as a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to preserving the legacy of Pitirim A. Sorokin as one of the most eminent analysts of social change, by promoting his research and that of others in various aspects of macro-sociology, including the dynamics of societies and cultures, the underlying causes of wars and revolutions, and the nature of altruism and moral and altruistic behavior as they contribute to social solidarity; Increasing interest in his work, life, and history; Safeguarding his books, papers, and other physical aspects of his life; Supporting recently heightened awareness of his ideas, particularly in Russia; Carrying on charitable, scientific, literary, or educational activities. 



Advisory Committee:

Dr. Michael Burawoy, Dr. Vincent Jeffries, Dr. Lawrence T. Nichols, Dr. Edward A. Tiryakian, Dr. Peter P. Sorokin* (passed away in 2015). 

Board of Directors:

Dr. Sergei P. Sorokin Dr. Richard F. Hoyt, Jr. 

Executive Director:

Dr. Pavel P. Krotov