Kurt W. Fischer
Kurt W. Fischer is Charles Bigelow Professor of Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning. His work, called dynamic skill theo...
Donald Cressey
Donald R. Cressey (April 27, 1919 – July 21, 1987) was an American penologist, sociologist, and criminologist who made innovative contributions to the study of organized crime, prisons, criminology, t...
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Elmer Pendell
Elmer Pendell (1894–1982) was an American sociologist.In the tradition of Malthus, he focused on population issues. He was a eugenicist and a social Darwinist, holding the hypothesis that as civili...
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Bernard Lefkowitz
Bernard Lefkowitz, a native of New York City, was an author, sociologist, journalist, and investigative reporter.A reporter and assistant editor at the New York Post, Lefkowitz worked for the Peace Co...
David Naguib Pellow
David Naguib Pellow (born 1969) has written widely on themes, and edited books, related to the environment. He co-edited, in 2006, the book Challenging the Chip. He is currently Professor, Don Martin...
Donald Kraybill
Donald B. Kraybill is an author, lecturer, and educator on Anabaptist faiths and living. Kraybill is widely recognized for his studies on Anabaptist groups, and is the foremost living expert on the Ol...
Harold Garfinkel
Harold Garfinkel (October 29, 1917 – April 21, 2011) was a sociologist, ethnomethodologist, and a Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is known for establishing a...
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Barrie Thorne
Barrie Thorne (born 1942) is a Professor of Sociology and of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.Her work focuses on the sociology of gender, feminist theory, the soci...
Shelby Steele
Shelby Steele (born January 1, 1946) is an American author, columnist, documentary film maker, and a Robert J. and Marion E. Oster Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, specialisi...
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Ellen Gates Starr
Ellen Gates Starr (March 19, 1859 – February 10, 1940) was an American social reformer and activist.
She was born on March 19, 1859 in Laona, Illinois to Caleb Allen Starr and Susan Gates Child....
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Thorstein Veblen
Thorstein Bunde Veblen (born Torsten Bunde Veblen; July 30, 1857 – August 3, 1929) was an American economist and sociologist, and leader of the institutional economics movement. Veblen is credite...
George Edgar Vincent
George Edgar Vincent (March 21, 1864 – February 2, 1941) was an American sociologist and university president.
He was born at Rockford, Illinois, the son of Bishop John H. Vincent. He studied at ...
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Dean Babst
Dean Voris Babst (1921 – 3 September 2006) was an American sociologist, who wrote the first academic paper arguing that democracies do not fight among themselves. He also became staff scientist for th...
Mary de Young
Mary de Young is a professor of sociology at Grand Valley State University, where from 2000 to 2003 she served as the head of the sociology department. She has published a variety of works in the area...
Charles Derber
Charles Derber is Professor of Sociology at Boston College. Born in Washington DC January, 1944, Derber attended Yale University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1965 and was a me...
Alondra Nelson
Alondra Nelson is an award-winning American academic and writer. She is a professor of sociology and gender studies and the inaugural Dean of Social Science at Columbia University in the City of New ...
White Collar: The American Middle Classes
White Collar: The American Middle Classes is a study of the American middle class by sociologist C. Wright Mills, first published in 1951. It describes the forming of a "new class": the white-collar ...
Neil Smelser
Neil Joseph Smelser (born July 22, 1930, Kahoka, Missouri) is an emeritus professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He was an active researcher from 1958 to 1994. His research ...
Ira Reiss
Ira L. Reiss is a sociologist with primary interests in studying the way society impacts our sexual attitudes and behaviors. He also has interests in the study of gender and family, particularly as th...
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Steven M. Cohen
Steven M. Cohen (1950) is a sociologist whose work focuses on the American Jewish Community. He is currently a Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Re...
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James T. Richardson
James T. Richardson (born c. 1943) is a Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies, and the Director of the Master of Judicial Studies Degree Program at the University of Nevada, Reno. Richardson spe...
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Guy Benton Johnson
Guy B. Johnson (1901–1991) was a sociologist and social anthropologist. He was a distinguished student of black culture in the rural South and a pioneer advocate of racial equality.
Johnson was bo...
James G. March
James Gardner March (born 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio) is Jack Steele Parker professor emeritus at Stanford University and the Stanford Graduate School of Education, best known for his research on organiz...
Elsie Clews Parsons
Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons (November 27, 1875 – December 19, 1941) was an American anthropologist, sociologist, folklorist, and feminist who studied Native American tribes—such as the Tewa and Ho...
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Ahmad Sadri
Ahmad Sadri is a Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Lake Forest College. He is the twin brother of Mahmoud Sadri.He has been the James P. Gorter Professor of Islamic World Studies since 2007. ...
Horace R. Cayton, Jr.
Horace R. Cayton, Jr. (April 12, 1903 - January 1970) was a prominent American sociologist known for his studies of working-class black Americans, particularly in mid-20th-century Chicago, Illinois.