The Research Committee is directed by an international executive committee made up of 12 members, elected by the broader membership:

Chair: James Chamberlain (Mississippi State University)
Verónica Gago (Universidad de Buenos Aires),
Brian Milstein (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
Albena Azmanova (University of Kent's Brussels School of International Studies)
Bryan Evans (Ryerson University, Toronto)
Steven Klein (University of Florida)
María G. Navarro (University of Salamanca)
Clyde W. Barrow (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)
Ebru Tekin Bilbil (University of Boğaziçi)
Darrel Moellendorf (Johann Wolfgang Universität Frankfurt am Main)
Soledad Soza (Universidad de los Lagos)
Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo (Wells College, New York).