Jane Addams
Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was a pioneer American settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace. In an era when ...
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Gail Omvedt
Gail Omvedt is an American-born Indian scholar, sociologist and human rights activist. She is a prolific writer and has published numerous books on anti-caste movement, Dalit politics, and women's str...
Maxine Molyneux
Maxine Molyneux (born 24 May 1948 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a sociologist whose work focuses on the women's movement.That women's interests and gender interests are different categories is the discover...
Neva Boyd
Neva Leona Boyd (Sanborn, Iowa February 25, 1876, † Chicago, November 21 1963) founded the Recreational Training School at the Hull House in Chicago. The school taught a one-year educational program i...
Ida R. Hoos
Ida Simone Russakoff Hoos (October 9, 1912 – April 24, 2007) was an American sociologist best known as a critic of systems analysis using mathematical formulae and disregarding social factors, especia...
Ágnes Heller
Ágnes Heller (born 12 May 1929) is a Hungarian philosopher.
Ágnes Heller was raised in a middle-class Jewish family. During World War II her father used his legal training and knowledge of German ...
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Maria Ossowska
Maria Ossowska (née Maria Niedźwiecka, 16 January 1896, Warsaw – 13 August 1974, Warsaw) was a Polish sociologist and social philosopher.
A student of the philosopher Tadeusz Kotarbiński, she orig...
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Christine Delphy
Christine Delphy (born 1941) is a French sociologist, feminist, writer and theorist. She was a co-founder of the review Nouvelles questions féministes (New Feminist Issues) with Simone de Beauvoir in...
Janja Lalich
Janja Lalich is an author and researcher focused on what she considers to be cult groups, specializing in charismatic authority, power relations, ideology, and social control.
Lalich has a Ph.D. i...
Helga Nowotny
Helga Nowotny (born 1937)is Professor emeritus of Social Studies of Science, ETH Zurich. From 1998 on she was also Director of its Collegium Helveticum. She has been founding director of the post-grad...
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Miriam M. Johnson
Miriam M. Johnson (1928–2007) was an American sociologist and professor emerita of the University of Oregon's Sociology Department.
Miriam Johnson was born Miriam Massey in Atlanta, Georgia on 12 ...
Li Yinhe
Li Yinhe (simplified Chinese: 李银河; traditional Chinese: 李銀河; pinyin: Lǐ Yínhé) (born February 4, 1952) is a sociologist, sexologist, and an activist for LGBT rights in People's Republic of...
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Riane Eisler
Riane Tennenhaus Eisler is an Austrian-born American scholar, writer, feminist, and social activist. Born in Vienna 22 July 1931, her family fled from the Nazis to Cuba when she was a child; she later...
Ida B. Wells
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement. She documented ...
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Necla Kelek
Necla Kelek (pronounced [ˈnedʒɫa ˈkelek]; born December 31, 1957 in Istanbul, Turkey) is a German feminist and social scientist, holding a doctorate in this field, originally from Turkey. She gave lec...
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Alva Myrdal
Alva Myrdal ([ˌalːva ˈmyːɖɑːl]; née Reimer; 31 January 1902 – 1 February 1986) was a Swedish sociologist and politician. She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982. She married Gunnar Myrdal in ...
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Lorna Marsden
Lorna Marsden, CM OOnt (born March 6, 1942) is a Canadian sociologist, academic, and former politician. She is the former President and Vice-Chancellor of both Wilfrid Laurier University and York...
Sabine Hark
Sabine Hark (born 7 August 1962 in Nonnweiler) is a German feminist and sociologist, and sits on the editorial board of the journal Feministische Studien (Feminist Studies).
She studied sociology ...
Alice S. Rossi
Alice S. Rossi (September 24, 1922 – November 3, 2009) was a pioneering feminist and sociologist.
Alice Emma Schaerr was born on September 24, 1922 in New York, New York.Rossi's scholarship ...
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Harriet Zuckerman
Harriet Zuckerman (born 19 July 1937) is an American sociologist who specializes in the sociology of science. She is Senior Vice President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and professor emerita o...
Nadežda Čačinovič
Nadežda Čačinović (born 1 April 1947) is a Croatian philosopher, sociologist, comparatist, feminist and Croatian-language book author.She was born to Slovene parents in Budapest.She graduated in philo...
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Anne Hendershott
Anne B. Hendershott (born July 12, 1949 in Waterbury) is an American sociologist and author. She is the author of several books, including The Politics of Deviance, The Politics of Abortion, and most ...
Hull House
Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located in the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull House (named for the ...
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Hannah Arendt
Johanna "Hannah" Arendt (/ˈɛərənt/ or /ˈɑrənt/; [ˈaːʀənt]; 14 October 1906 – 4 December 1975) was a German-born political theorist. Though often described as a philosopher, she rejected that label on ...
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Marie Jahoda
Marie Jahoda (26 January 1907, Vienna – 28 April 2001, Sussex) was an Austrian-British social psychologist.
Jahoda was born in Vienna, Austria to a Jewish family, and like many other psychologists...