Aage B. Sørensen Aage B. Sørensen was born on 13 May 1941 in Silkeborg, Denmark, and died on 18 April 2001 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Aaron Antonovsky Aaron Antonovsky PhD, (December 19, 1923 – July 7, 1994) was an Israeli American sociologist and academician whose work concerned the relationship between stress, health and well-being.
Aaron Cicourel Aaron Victor Cicourel, who is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of California, San Diego,specializes in sociolinguistics, medical communication, decision-making, and child social...
Abraham Lavender Abraham D. Lavender (born 1940) is a professor of Sociology at Florida International University in Miami, Florida, where his special areas of interest include ethnic relations, Judaica, politica...
Ahmad Sadri Ahmad Sadri is a Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Lake Forest College.
Alan N. Shapiro Alan N. Shapiro is an American science fiction and media theorist.
Alan Wolfe Alan Wolfe (born in 1942) is a political scientist and a sociologist and is on the faculty of Boston College and serves as director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life.
Albert Chavannes Albert Chavannes (February 23, 1836 – May 3, 1903) was a Swiss-born American author, philosopher, and sociologist, active primarily in the late 19th century.
Albert Galloway Keller Albert Galloway Keller (1874–1956) was a sociologist, author, and student and colleague of William Graham Sumner.
Albion Woodbury Small Albion Woodbury Small (May 11, 1854 – March 24, 1926) founded the first Department of Sociology in the United States at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1892.
Alexander H. Leighton Alexander "Alec" H. Leighton (July 17, 1908 – August 11, 2007) was a sociologist and psychiatrist of dual citizenship (United States, by birth, and Canada, from 1975).
Alfred McClung Lee Alfred McClung Lee (August 23, 1906 – May 19, 1992) was an American sociologist whose research included studies of American journalism, propaganda, and race relations.
Alfred R. Lindesmith Alfred Ray Lindesmith (August 3, 1905 – February 14, 1991) was an Indiana University professor of sociology.
Alfred Schütz Alfred Schütz (13 April 1899 – 20 May 1959) was an Austrian social scientist, whose work bridged sociological and phenomenological traditions to form a social phenomenology.
Alice S. Rossi Alice S. Rossi (September 24, 1922 – November 3, 2009) was a pioneering feminist and sociologist.
Allan Schnaiberg Allan Schnaiberg was an American sociologist known especially for his contributions to environmental sociology.
Alondra Nelson Alondra Nelson is an award-winning American academic and writer.
Alvin Ward Gouldner Alvin Ward Gouldner (July 29, 1920 – December 15th, 1980) taught sociology at Antioch College (1952-1954) and was professor of sociology at Washington University in St. Louis (1959–1967),...
Amitai Etzioni Amitai Etzioni (born Werner Falk, 4 January 1929) is an Israeli-American sociologist.
Amos Hawley Amos Henry Hawley (December 5, 1910 – August 31, 2009) was an American sociologist.
Andrea L. Press Andrea L. Press (born 1955) is an American born sociologist and media studies scholar.
Andrej Grubačić Andrej Grubačić is a US-based anarchist theorist, sociologist, activist and associate professor (California Institute of Integral Studies and the Z Media Institute) with a Yugoslavian background...
Andrew Abbott Andrew Delano Abbott (born ca 1948) is an American sociologist and the Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago.
Andrew Greeley Andrew M. Greeley (February 5, 1928 – May 29, 2013) was an Irish-American Roman Catholic priest, sociologist, journalist and popular novelist.
András Szántó András Szántó (b. Jan. 1, 1964, Budapest) is a writer, researcher, and consultant in the fields of art, media, cultural policy, arts sponsorship, and philanthropy, based in New York.
Ann Shola Orloff Ann Shola Orloff is an American sociologist, specializing in Comparative-Historical Sociology, Gender and Social Inequalities, Sociological Theory and Political Sociology.
Annette Lareau Annette Lareau is a sociologist working at the University of Pennsylvania.
Annie Marion MacLean Annie Marion MacLean (1869–1934) was a pioneering American sociologist of the women's Chicago School, and is sometimes referred to as the "mother of contemporary ethnography."
Anselm Strauss Anselm Leonard Strauss (December 18, 1916 – September 5, 1996) was an American sociologist internationally known as a medical sociologist (especially for his pioneering attention to chronic illn...
Ariel S. Ballif Ariel Smith Ballif, Sr. (December 9, 1901 – May 11, 1995) was a professor of sociology at Brigham Young University (BYU), mayor of Provo, Utah and a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latte...
Arland Thornton Arland Thornton is an American sociologist who specializes in the study of marriage and family.
Arlie Russell Hochschild Arlie Russell Hochschild (born January 15, 1940) is a professor emerita of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.
Armand Mauss Armand Lind Mauss (born June 5, 1928) is an American sociologist specializing in the sociology of religion.
Arnold Dashefsky Arnold Dashefsky, born in 1942, is a professor at the University of Connecticut who has written several books on the topics relating to Jewish ethnicity, culture, ideologies, among others.
Arthur B. Shostak Arthur B. Shostak, is an American sociologist and futurist, and former professor of sociology at Drexel University.
Arthur F. Raper Arthur Franklin Raper (1899–1979) was an American sociologist.
Arthur William Dunn Arthur William Dunn (1868- ?) was an American educator, born at Galesburg, Ill., and educated at Knox College and the University of Chicago.
Asoka Bandarage Asoka Bandarage is an Affiliated Associate Professor at Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute in Washington, DC. Her courses include Comparative Ethnic and Religious Conflict, Democrac...
Barbara Katz Rothman Barbara Katz Rothman, (born 1948) Ph.D. NYU, 1979) is Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York and the author of numerous books.
Barbara Risman Barbara Risman is Professor and Head of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Barney Glaser Barney G. Glaser (born 1930) is an American sociologist and one of the founders of the grounded theory methodology.
Barrie Thorne Barrie Thorne (born 1942) is a Professor of Sociology and of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
Barrington Moore, Jr. Barrington Moore Jr. was an American political sociologist and the son of forester Barrington Moore.
Barry B. Levine Barry B. Levine (born 1941) is an American academic and founding professor of Sociology at the Florida International University.
Barry Glassner Barry Glassner is the president of Lewis & Clark College and was formerly professor of sociology and executive vice provost at the University of Southern California, which honored him in 2002 wi...
Barry Schwartz Barry Schwartz (born 1946) is an American psychologist.
Barry Wellman Barry Wellman, FRSC (born 1942) is a Canadian-American sociologist and is currently the director of NetLab at the Faculty of Information (iSchool) of the University of Toronto.
Benjamin H. Bratton Benjamin H. Bratton is Associate Professor of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego and Director of The Center for Design and Geopolitics think-tank at Calit2, The California In...
Benjamin Nelson Earl Benjamin "Ben" Nelson (born May 17, 1941) is the Senior U.S. Senator from Nebraska, where he was born and has lived for most of his life.
Benjamin Zablocki Benjamin Zablocki (born January 19, 1941) is an American professor of sociology at Rutgers University where he teaches sociology of religion and social psychology.
Benton Johnson Benton Johnson (born in 1928) is an American sociologist and professor emeritus of the University of Oregon's Sociology Department.
Bernard Lefkowitz Bernard Lefkowitz, a native of New York City, was an author, sociologist, journalist, and investigative reporter.
Bernard McGrane Bernard McGrane is an American sociologist, author, and Associate Professor of Sociology at Chapman University's Wilkinson College of Humanities & Social Sciences in Orange, California.
Bertice Berry Bertice Berry (born 1960) is an American sociologist, author, lecturer, and educator.
Betsy Leondar-Wright Betsy Leondar-Wright (born January 15, 1956 in Summit, New Jersey) is an economic justice activist, sociologist, and author, who writes on class and economic inequality.
Beverly J. Silver Beverly J. Silver is an American scholar of labor and development whose work has been translated into over twelve languages.
Bill Felstiner William L.F. Felstiner (born December 14, 1929), usually known as Bill Felstiner, is an internationally renowned socio-legal scholar.
Bob Blauner Bob Blauner (also known as Robert Blauner) (May 18, 1929, Chicago, Illinois) is an American sociologist, college professor and author.
Bobby William Austin Bobby William Austin (born December 29, 1944) is an American sociologist, lecturer, and writer.
Bogdan Denitch Bogdan Denitch (born August 9, 1929) is an American sociologist of Yugoslav origin who is an emeritus professor at the City University of New York (CUNY).
Bruce A. Chadwick Bruce A. Chadwick is an emeritus professor of sociology at Brigham Young University (BYU).
C. Wright Mills Charles Wright Mills (August 28, 1916 – March 20, 1962) was an American sociologist, and a professor of sociology at Columbia University from 1946 until his death in 1962.
Calvin C. Hernton Calvin Coolidge Hernton (April 28, 1932 — September 30, 2001) was an American sociologist, poet and author, particularly renowned for his 1965 study Sex and Racism in America.
Camille Paglia Camille Anna Paglia (born April 2, 1947) is an American teacher and social critic.
Camilo José Vergara Camilo José Vergara (born 1944) is a Chilean-born, New York-based writer, photographer and documentarian.
Carl Bowman Carl Bowman (born 1957) is an American sociologist, who is widely recognized for his studies of Anabaptist religious groups and is perhaps the foremost expert on the social and cultural history ...
Carl J. Couch Carl J. Couch (June 9, 1925 - September 15, 1994) was the founder of the "New Iowa School" of symbolic interactionism, was also a founder and past president of the Society for the Study of Symbo...
Carl L. Bankston Carl L. Bankston III (born August 8, 1952, New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American sociologist and author.
Carol Heimer Carol Heimer is Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University.
Celia Stopnicka Heller Celia Heller (20 November 1922 – 15 April 2011) is an American sociologist born in Poland.
Chaim I. Waxman Chaim Waxman is an American sociologist now living in Israel.
Charles A. Ellwood Charles Abram Ellwood (January 20, 1873, near Ogdensburg, New York – September 25, 1946) was one of the leading American sociologists of the interwar period, studying intolerance, communication ...
Charles Berger (academic) Charles R. Berger is an American professor emeritus of communication at University of California, Davis, USA.
Charles C. Ragin Charles C. Ragin is Chancellor's Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine.
Charles Cooley Charles Horton Cooley was an American sociologist and the son of Thomas M. Cooley. He studied and went on to teach economics and sociology at the University of Michigan, and he was a founding member and the eighth president of the American Sociological Association.
Charles Derber Charles Derber is Professor of Sociology at Boston College.
Charles Lemert Charles Lemert (born 1937) is an American born social theorist and sociologist.
Charles Moskos Charles C. Moskos was a sociologist of the United States military and a professor at Northwestern University.
Charles Murray (author) Charles Alan Murray (born 1943) is an American libertarian political scientist, author, columnist, and pundit working as a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank in Washington, DC. He is best known for his controversial book The Bell...
Charles Nam Charles B. Nam was born in Lynbrook, New York on March 25, 1926, and currently resides in Tallahassee, Florida.
Charles Perrow Charles B. Perrow is an emeritus professor of sociology at Yale University and visiting professor at Stanford University.
Charles S. Johnson Charles Spurgeon Johnson (July 24, 1893 – October 27, 1956) was an American sociologist and college administrator, the first black president of historically black Fisk University, and a li...
Charles Sherrod Charles Sherrod (born 1937) was a key member and organizer of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.
Charles Tilly Charles Tilly (May 27, 1929 – April 29, 2008) was an American sociologist, political scientist, and historian who wrote on the relationship between politics and society.
Charles V. Willie Charles Vert Willie (born October 8, 1927) is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus at Harvard University.
Charles Y. Glock Charles Y. Glock (born October 17, 1919) is an American sociologist whose work focuses on sociology of religion and survey research.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Charlotte Perkins Gilman (July 3, 1860 – August 17, 1935) was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform.
Christian Smith (sociologist) Christian Smith is an American sociologist, currently the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society and the Center for Social Research at the University of Notre Dame.
Christopher Chase-Dunn Christopher K. Chase-Dunn (born January 10, 1944, Corvallis, Oregon) is an American sociologist best known for his contributions to world-systems theory.
Christopher Winship Christopher Winship (born Topeka, Kansas) is Diker-Tishman Professor of sociology at Harvard University, and principal of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard.
CJ Pascoe Cheri Jo "CJ" Pascoe is an American sociologist and author.
Claude S. Fischer Claude Serge Fischer (born January 9, 1948) is an American sociologist and Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.
Craig Calhoun Craig Calhoun (born 1952) is an American sociologist and an advocate of using social science to address issues of public concern.
César Graña César Graña (1919, Peru - August 22, 1986, Spain) was an American sociologist and anthropologist of Peruvian origin.
D. Michael Lindsay D. Michael Lindsay, (born 16 November 1971) is a scholar in sociology and the current president of Gordon College, a private, liberal arts college on Boston's North Shore.
Dallas Walker Smythe Dallas Walker Smythe (March 9, 1907, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada – September 6, 1992, in Langley, British Columbia) was a political activist and researcher who contributed to a politic...
Dalton Conley Dalton Clark Conley (born 1969) is an American sociologist.
Daniel Bell Daniel Bell (May 10, 1919 – January 25, 2011) was an American sociologist, writer, editor, and professor emeritus at Harvard University, best known for his contributions to the study of post-ind...
Daniel Foss Daniel A. Foss (born July 26, 1940) is an American sociologist.
Daniel J. Myers Daniel J. Myers (born April 9, 1966 in Xenia, Ohio) is a professor of sociology at the University of Notre Dame.
Daniel Levy (sociologist) Daniel Levy is a German–American political sociologist and an Associate Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Daniel Patrick Moynihan (March 16, 1927 – March 26, 2003) was an American politician and sociologist.
Dankwart Rustow Dankwart Alexander Rustow was a professor of political science and sociology. He is perhaps best known as the'father of transitology,' a school of thought in the field of democratization studies.
Danny Jorgensen Danny Lynn Jorgensen (born 1951) is an American professor at the Department of Religious Studies of the University of South Florida, for which he also served as chair from 1999 to 2006.
Dara O'Rourke Dara O'Rourke is an environmental scientist, information scientist and professor at the University of California, Berkeley where he holds an appointment in the Department of Environmental Scienc...
David A Sonnenfeld David A. Sonnenfeld is professor of sociology and environmental policy at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, which he joined in September 2007.
David A. Karp David A. Karp is a Professor of Sociology at Boston College where he has taught since 1971.
David A. Sonnenfeld David Allan Sonnenfeld (born 31 July 1953) is professor of sociology and environmental policy at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, which he joined i...
David Altheide David L. Altheide (born August 9, 1945) is an American-born sociologist and Emeritus Regents' Professor in the School of Justice and Social Inquiry at Arizona State University.
David Batstone David Batstone is an ethics professor at the University of San Francisco and is the founder and president of Not for Sale, an abolitionist organization.
David C. Pollock David C. Pollock (June 9, 1939 – April 11, 2004) was an American sociologist, author, and speaker known for his expertise on Third Culture Kids (TCKs).
David C. Stark David Charles Stark is Arthur Lehman Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Columbia University, where he served as chair of the sociology department and directs the Center on Organ...
David Fasenfest Dr. David Fasenfest is an American sociologist and an Associate Professor at Wayne State University.
David Finkelhor David S. Finkelhor (born 1947) is an American sociologist known for his research into child sexual abuse and related topics.
David G. Bromley David G. Bromley (born 1941) is a professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA and the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. He has written extensively about "...
David J. Hanson David Justin Hanson (born 1941) is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the State University of New York in Potsdam, New York.
David Walls (academic) David Walls (born October 21, 1941) is an activist and academic who has made significant contributions to Appalachian studies and to the popular understanding of social movements.
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.
Dean Hoge Dean R. Hoge was an American sociologist, who spent decades studying American Catholics, especially empirical surveys on the priesthood.
Deena Weinstein Deena Weinstein is a professor of Sociology at DePaul University.
Dennis Gilbert Dennis Gilbert is professor and chair of sociology at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.
Dennis Wrong Dennis Hume Wrong (born 1923) is an American sociologist, and emeritus professor of sociology in the Department of Sociology at New York University.
Devah Pager Devah Pager is an American sociologist best known for her research on racial discrimination in employment and the American criminal justice system.
Don E. Albrecht Don Earl Albrecht is director of the Western Rural Development Center, before which he was a faculty member in the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University fo...
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, criminol...
Donald Francis Roy Donald Francis Roy (1909–1980) was a sociologist on the faculty of Duke University from 1950 to 1979.
Donald Kraybill Donald B. Kraybill is an author, lecturer, and educator on Anabaptist faiths and living.
Donald N. Levine Donald Nathan Levine (born 1931) is an American sociologist, educator, social theorist and writer.
Donald R. Deskins Donald Richard Deskins (born May 10, 1932; died February 26, 2013 in Ann Arbor) was an American professor of urban geography and sociology and a former American football player.
Donald T. Campbell Donald Thomas Campbell (November 20, 1916 – May 5, 1996) was an American social scientist.
Donna Gaines Donna Gaines is a sociologist, journalist, and social worker in the United States.
Doug McAdam Doug McAdam (Ph.D. 1979) is Professor of Sociology at Stanford University.
Douglas Massey Douglas S. Massey (born 1952 in Olympia, Washington, U.S.A.) is an American sociologist.
Douglas R. White Douglas R. White (born 1942) is an American complexity researcher, social anthropologist, sociologist, and social network researcher at the University of California, Irvine.
Drew Halfmann Drew Halfmann (born June 28, 1967) is an American sociologist best known for his research on social policy in the United States.
Edward Alsworth Ross Edward Alsworth Ross (December 12, 1866 – July 22, 1951) was a progressive American sociologist, eugenicist, and major figure of early criminology.
Edward C. Hayes Edward Cary Hayes (1868–1928) was a pioneer in American sociology and was a founder and president of the American Sociological Association.
Edward Sagarin Edward Sagarin (September 18, 1913 – June 10, 1986), also known by his pen name Donald Webster Cory, was an American professor of sociology and criminology at the City University of New Yo...
Edward Shils Edward Shils (1 July 1910, Chicago – 23 January 1995, Chicago) was a Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and in Sociology at the University of Chicago and an infl...
Edward T. Hall Edward Twitchell Hall, Jr. (May 16, 1914 – July 20, 2009) was an American anthropologist and cross-cultural researcher.
Edwin Amenta Edwin Amenta is an American sociologist best known for his study of social policy, social movements, and the New Deal.
Edwin S. Shneidman Edwin S. Shneidman (born May 13, 1918, York, Pennsylvania, – May 15, 2009, Los Angeles, California was an American suicidologist and thanatologist.
Edwin Sutherland Edwin Hardin Sutherland (born August 13, 1883, Gibbon, Nebraska, U.S. died October 11, 1950, Bloomington, Indiana) was an American sociologist.
Egon Bittner Egon Bittner, was born in Czechoslovakia and emigrated to the United States after World War II. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Egon Mayer (sociologist) Egon Mayer (December 1944 – January 30, 2004) was an American sociologist and professor at Brooklyn College.
Elaine H. Kim Elaine H. Kim is an award winning writer, editor and professor in Asian American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
Elaine Howard Ecklund Elaine Howard Ecklund is the Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Sociology and the Director of Graduate Studies at the Rice University Department of Sociology, director of the Religion and Public Lif...
Elaine Showalter Elaine Showalter (born January 21, 1941) is an American literary critic, feminist, and writer on cultural and social issues.
Elana Maryles Sztokman Elana Maryles Sztokman (born December 20, 1969) is an award-winning author, sociologist, and educator, and a thinker in the field of Orthodox Jewish feminism.
Elizabeth Marquardt Elizabeth Marquardt is author of Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce (Crown, 2005) which reports the first national study in the United States of grown children of d...
Ellen Gates Starr Ellen Gates Starr (March 19, 1859, near Laona, Illinois – February 10, 1940, in Suffern, New York) was an American social reformer and activist.
Ellen Pence Ellen Pence (1948 – January 6, 2012) was a scholar and a social activist.
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 ...
Emory S. Bogardus Emory S. Bogardus (born near Belvidere, Illinois, February 21, 1882 – August 21, 1973) was a prominent figure in the history of American sociology.
Enrico Quarantelli Enrico L. Quarantelli is an American sociologist, pioneering the sociology of disaster.
Erdman B. Palmore Erdman B. Palmore is a Professor Emeritus of Medical Sociology at Duke University and gerontologist.
Eric Anderson (sociologist) Eric "Gumby" Anderson (born January 18, 1968) is an American sociologist specializing in the field of masculinities, sport and sexuality.
Eric Klinenberg Eric Klinenberg is an American sociologist and a scholar of urban studies, culture, and media.
Eric Markusen Eric Markusen (8 October 1946 – 29 January 2007) (M.S.W., University of Washington, Ph.D., University of Minnesota) was Professor of Sociology and Social Work at Southwest Minnesota State Univer...
Erich Goode Erich Goode is an American sociologist specializing in the sociology of deviance.
Ericka Huggins Ericka Huggins is an African-American activist, educator, and member of the Black Panther Party.
Erik Olin Wright Erik Olin Wright (born 1947, in Berkeley, California) is an American analytical Marxist sociologist, specializing in social stratification, and in egalitarian alternative futures to capitalism.
Ernest Burgess Ernest Watson Burgess (May 16, 1886 – December 27, 1966) was an urban sociologist born in Tilbury, Ontario.
Ernest Manheim Ernest Manheim (till 1920 Ernő, then till 1934 Ernst, in the US then Ernest) (27 January 1900 – 28 July 2002) was an US sociologist, anthropologist and composer born in Hunga...
Ernest van den Haag Ernest van den Haag (September 15, 1914, The Hague – March 21, 2002, Mendham, New Jersey) was a Dutch-American sociologist, social critic, and John M. Olin Professor of Jurisprudence and Public ...
Ernst Borinski Ernst Borinski (November 26, 1901 – May 26, 1983) was a German-Jewish sociologist and intellectual, who contributed to undermining Jim Crow laws in Mississippi during the 1950s and 1960s.
Etienne Wenger Étienne Charles Wenger (born 1952 in the Swiss canton of Neuchâtel) is an educational theorist and practitioner, best known for his formulation (with Jean Lave) of the theory of situated cogniti...
Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (July 6, 1888 – February 24, 1973) was a historian and social philosopher, whose work spanned the disciplines of history, theology, sociology, linguistics and beyond.
Everett Hughes Everett Cherrington Hughes was an American sociologist best known for his work on ethnic relations, work and occupations and the methodology of fieldwork.
Everett Hughes (sociologist) Everett Cherrington Hughes (November 30, 1897, Beaver, Ohio – January 4, 1983, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American sociologist best known for his work on ethnic relations, work and occupat...
Everett Stonequist Everett Verner Stonequist (October 5, 1901 - March 26, 1979) was an American Sociologist perhaps best known for his 1937 book, The Marginal Man "The marginal person is poised in the psycho...
Eviatar Zerubavel Eviatar Zerubavel is professor of sociology at Rutgers University and a prolific and notable writer on the standardization of time and the sociology of cognition.
Felix Biestek Rev. Felix Biestek (1912–1994) was an American priest and professor who made significant contributions to the field of social work during its period of expansion following World War II.
Florian Znaniecki Florian Witold Znaniecki (15 January 1882 – 23 March 1958) was a Polish philosopher and sociologist.
France Winddance Twine France Winddance Twine (born in Chicago, Illinois) is Professor of Sociology and documentary filmmaker at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Frances Fox Piven Frances Fox Piven (born October 10, 1932) is an American professor of political science and sociology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, where she has taught since 1982.
Frances Kellor Frances Alice Kellor (October 20, 1873 – January 4, 1952) was an American social reformer and investigator, who specialized in the study of immigrants to the United States and women.
Francesco Cordasco Francesco M. Cordasco (November 2, 1920 – October 4, 2001) was an American sociologist and bibliographer who wrote and edited over 100 books.
Francis Stuart Chapin Francis Stuart Chapin (3 February 1888 – 7 July 1974) was an American sociologist and educator.
Frank Bean Frank Bean is a Chancellor’s Professor of Sociology and Economics at the University of California, Irvine.
Frank D. Bean Frank D. Bean is Chancellor's Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Research on Immigration, Population and Public Policy at the University of California, Irvine. Bean came to Irvine in 1999, after holding positions at the University of Texas and Indiana University.
Frank Schmalleger Frank Schmalleger is the director of the Justice Research Association.
Frank Tannenbaum Frank Tannenbaum (1893-1969) was an Austrian-American historian, sociologist and criminologist.
Frank W. Blackmar Frank Wilson Blackmar (November 3, 1854 in Springfield Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania – March 30, 1931 in Lawrence, Kansas) was an American sociologist, historian and educator.
Franklin Henry Giddings Franklin Henry Giddings, Ph.D., LL.D. (March 23, 1855 – June 11, 1931) was an American sociologist and economist, born at Sherman, Connecticut.
Franz Schurmann Herbert Franz Schurmann was an American sociologist and historian who was best known for his research and writings about Communist China during the Cold War period.
Fred L. Block Fred L. Block is an American sociologist, and Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Davis.
Fred Pestello Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D. (born 1952) is the 33rd President of St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Frederic Thrasher Frederic Milton Thrasher was a sociologist at the University of Chicago.
Frederick B. Lindstrom Frederick B. Lindstrom (June 8, 1915—January 8, 1998) was an American sociologist specializing in popular culture and demography who spent over four decades, starting in 1953, as professor...
Frederick German Detweiler Frederick German Detweiler was an American sociologist and expert on race relations, best known for his 1922 book The Negro Press in the United States, published by University of Chicago Press.
Frederick H. Buttel Frederick Howard Buttel was the William H. Sewell Professor of Rural Sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Frederick L. Whitam Frederick Lee "Fred" Whitam (February 7, 1933 – July 10, 2009) was an American sociologist who studied homosexuality from a cross-cultural perspective.
G. William Domhoff George William (Bill) Domhoff (born August 6, 1936) is a research professor in psychology and sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Gail Omvedt Dr. Gail Omvedt is an American-born Indian scholar, sociologist and human rights activist.
Gary Alan Fine Gary Alan Fine (born May 11, 1950, in New York City) is an American sociologist and author.
Gary T. Marx Gary T. Marx (born 1938) is a social studies scholar.
Geneviève Zubrzycki Geneviève Zubrzycki is an American sociologist, associate professor at the department of sociology, University of Michigan (2009–present), with interests in Slavic studies.
George A. Lundberg George Andrew Lundberg (born October 3, 1895 in Fairdale, North Dakota; died April 14, 1966 in Seattle, Washington) was an American sociologist.
George Barna George Barna (born 1955) is the founder of The Barna Group, a market research firm specializing in studying the religious beliefs and behavior of Americans, and the intersection of faith and culture.
George C. Homans George Casper Homans (August 11, 1910 – May 29, 1989) was an American sociologist, founder of behavioral sociology and the exchange theory.
George Edgar Vincent George Edgar Vincent (March 21, 1864 – February 2, 1941) was an American sociologist and university president.
George Elliott Howard George Elliott Howard, Ph.D. (1849–1928) was an American educator and author, born at Saratoga, New York.
George Gerbner George Gerbner (August 8, 1919 – December 24, 2005) was a professor of communication and the founder of cultivation theory.
George Herbert Mead George Herbert Mead (1863–1931) was an American philosopher, sociologist and psychologist, primarily affiliated with the University of Chicago, where he was one of several distinguished pragmatists.
George Ritzer George Ritzer is an American sociologist, professor, and author who studies globalization, metatheory, patterns of consumption, and modern and postmodern social theory.
George S. Wise George S. Wise (April 6, 1906 - July 2, 1987) was an American Jewish sociologist who served as the first president of Tel Aviv University in Ramat Aviv, Israel from 1963 to 1971.
Gerhard Lenski Gerhard Emmanuel Lenski (born August 13, 1924 in Washington, DC) is an American sociologist known for contributions to the sociology of religion, social inequality, and ecological-evolutionary t...
Glen Elder (sociologist) Glen Holl Elder, Jr., (28 February 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio) is the Howard W. Odum Research Professor of Sociology (emeritus), a research professor of Psychology and a current professor at the Ca...
Glenn Firebaugh Glenn Firebaugh is an American sociologist (born: Charleston, West Virginia) and leading international authority on social science research methods.
Gordon Hirabayashi Gordon Kiyoshi Hirabayashi (Japanese: 平林潔, Hirabayashi Kiyoshi) (April 23, 1918 – January 2, 2012) was an American sociologist, best known for his principled resistance to the Japanese...
Gordon Zahn Gordon Zahn was an American sociologist, pacifist, professor, and author.
Greg Landau Greg Landau is a San Francisco-based music and video producer, and an instructor of music and Latin American Studies focused on the social movements that produced revolutionary music and art.
Guenther Roth Guenther Roth (German spelling Günther Roth, b. 12 January 1931 in Wolfskehlen near Darmstadt, Germany) is a German-American sociologist.
Guy Benton Johnson Guy B. Johnson (1901–1991) was a sociologist and social anthropologist.
Hamid Dabashi Hamid Dabashi (حمید دباشی; born 1951), known as ابو حمید دباشی فلسطینی, is an Iranian-American Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York City.
Hans Sebald Hans Sebald (February 22, 1929 – February 2, 2002) was Professor of Sociology at Arizona State University.
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.
Harold Wilensky Harold L. Wilensky (March 3, 1923–October 30, 2011) was an American organizational sociologist, noted among other things for his pioneering work on organizational intelligence.
Harriet Zuckerman Harriet Zuckerman (born 19 July 1937) is an American sociologist who specializes in the sociology of science.
Harrison White Harrison Colyar White (born March 21, 1930) is the emeritus Giddings Professor of Sociology at Columbia University.
Harry Alpert Harry Alpert(1912-1977) is an American sociologist, best-known for his directorship of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) social science programme in the 1950s.
Harry Dahms Harry F. Dahms has been an associate professor of sociology (since 2004) and Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Social Problems (since 2009) at the University of Tennessee, and wa...
Harry Edwards (sociologist) Harry Edwards is an African-American sociologist who took his PhD at Cornell University and is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.
Harvey Molotch Harvey Luskin Molotch (born January 3, 1940) is a U.S. sociologist and a sociology professor at NYU known for studies that have reconceptualized power relations in interaction, the mass media, a...
Harvey Sacks Harvey Sacks (July 19, 1935 – November 14, 1975) was an American sociologist influenced by the ethnomethodology tradition.
Harvey Warren Zorbaugh Harvey Warren Zorbaugh (September 20, 1896-January 21, 1965) was Professor of Educational Sociology, at New York University.
Heinz Klein Heinz Karl Klein (1940–2008) was a professor and scholar who made fundamental contributions to the philosophical foundations of the field of information systems, and the subfields of systems dev...
Helen Dinerman Helen Schneider Dinerman (25 December 1920 – 14 August 1974) was an American sociologist and public opinion researcher.
Helen Fein Helen Fein (born 1934) is a historical sociologist, Professor, specialized on genocide, human rights, collective violence and other issues.
Helen Lynd Helen Merrell Lynd (1896 - 1982) was an American sociologist and social philosopher, and was the author of Shame and the Search for Identity and co-author of Middletown: A Study in Contemp...
Helena Znaniecki Lopata Helena Znaniecki Lopata (October 1, 1925 - February 12, 2003) was a Polish-born American sociologist, author and researcher.
Henry Allen Bullock Henry Allen Bullock (May 2, 1906 Tarboro, North Carolina-February 8, 1973 Houston) was an American historian, and sociologist.
Herbert A. Simon Herbert Alexander Simon (June 15, 1916 – February 9, 2001) was an American political scientist, economist, sociologist, and psychologist, and professor—most notably at Carnegie Mellon University...
Herbert Blumer Herbert George Blumer (March 7, 1900 – April 13, 1987) was an American sociologist whose main scholarly interests were symbolic interactionism and methods of social research.
Herbert J. Gans Herbert J. Gans (born May 7, 1927) is a German-born American sociologist who has taught at Columbia University between 1971 and 2007.
Herbert Marcuse Herbert Marcuse (July 19, 1898 – July 29, 1979) was a German philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory.
Herbert Simon Herbert Alexander Simon was an American political scientist, economist, sociologist, and psychologist, and professor—most notably at Carnegie Mellon University—whose research ranged across the f...
Homer Folks Homer C. Folks (February 18, 1867 - February 14, 1963) was a United States sociologist who worked as a social welfare advocate.
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.
Horace R. Clayton Horace R. Cayton, Jr. was a prominent American sociologist known for his studies of working class black Americans, particularly in mid-20th century Chicago, Illinois.
Howard Ehrlich Howard Ehrlich is an American sociologist and anarchist activist.
Howard Higman Howard Higman was an American sociologist notable as the founder of The World Affairs Conference in 1948.
Howard M. Bahr Howard M. Bahr has been a professor of Sociology at Brigham Young University (BYU) since 1973 and was director of field research for the Middletown IV study in 1999.
Howard P. Becker Howard Paul Becker (December 9, 1899 – June 8, 1960) was for many years professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Howard S. Becker Howard Saul Becker (born April 18, 1928) is an American sociologist who has made major contributions to the sociology of deviance, sociology of art, and sociology of music.
Howard W. Odum Howard Washington Odum (May 24, 1884 near Bethlehem, Georgia – November 8, 1954 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina) was an American sociologist.
Howard Winant Howard Winant is an American sociologist and race theorist.
Hubert M. Blalock, Jr. Hubert Morse Blalock, Jr. was an American sociologist who was internationally known for his work on statistical research methods.
Huey P. Newton Huey Percy Newton was an African-American political and urban activist who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966. Newton had a long series of confrontations with law enforcement, including several convictions, while he participated in political activism.
Hugo O. Engelmann Hugo Otto Engelmann (September 11, 1917 – February 2, 2002) was an American sociologist, anthropologist and general systems theorist.
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, e...
Immanuel Wallerstein Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein (New York City, September 28, 1930), is an American sociologist, historical social scientist, and world-systems analyst.
Ira Reiss Ira L. Reiss (born December 8, 1925 in New York City) served in Europe during World War II. After the war he went to Syracuse University for his B.S. degree and then to the Pennsylvania State Un...
Irving Louis Horowitz Irving Louis Horowitz (September 25, 1929 – March 21, 2012) was an American sociologist, author and college professor who wrote and lectured extensively in his field.
Irving Zola Irving Kenneth Zola was an internationally-known activist and writer in the fields of medical sociology and disability rights.
Isaac Ehrlich Isaac Ehrlich is an American academic economist and researcher.
Isacque Graeber Dr. Isacque (Isaac) Graeber (August 29, 1905 – 1984) was a sociologist, Jewish historian, and author.
Israel Kugler Israel Kugler (June 13, 1917 – October 1, 2007) was a noted American professor of sociology.
Jaber F. Gubrium Jaber F. Gubrium (Jay Gubrium) is a sociologist and has been the Chair of the University of Missouri Department of Sociology since 2002.
Jack Goldstone Jack A. Goldstone (?-present) is an American sociologist and political scientist, specializing in studies of social movements, revolutions, and international politics.
Jack Nusan Porter Dr. Jack Nusan Porter is a writer, sociologist, human rights and social activist, treasurer and former vice-president of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.
James A. Davis James A. DavisJames A. DavisJames A. Davis (born in Chicago, 1929) is a distinguished American sociologist who is best known as a pioneer in the application of quantitative statistical methods to soci...
James Chowning Davies James Chowning Davies (May 6, 1918- March 30, 2012) was an American sociologist and professor emeritus of political science at the University of Oregon.
James Cooke Brown Dr. James Cooke Brown (July 21, 1921 – February 13, 2000) was a sociologist and science fiction author.
James D. Montgomery James D. Montgomery (born 1963) is professor of sociology and economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
James D. Thompson James David Thompson (January 11, 1920 in Indianapolis – September 1, 1973) was an American sociologist.
James Davison Hunter James Davison Hunter (born 1955) is an American sociologist who is the LaBrosse-Levinson Distinguished Professor of Religion, Culture, and Social Theory at the University of Virginia.
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 o...
James Hughes (sociologist) James J. Hughes Ph.D. is a sociologist and bioethicist teaching health policy at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in the United States.
James Loewen James W. Loewen is a sociologist, historian, and author whose best-known work is Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong.
James M. Jasper James Macdonald Jasper is a writer and sociologist who has taught Ph.D. students at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York since 2007.
James Mannon James M. Mannon, Ph.D. published his first book in 1981 while serving as a Sociology professor at DePauw University in Indiana.
James Petras James Petras is a retired Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York and adjunct professor at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada...
James Rosenbaum James Rosenbaum is a Professor of Sociology, Education, and Social Policy at Northwestern University.
James Samuel Coleman James Samuel Coleman (May 12, 1926 – March 25, 1995) was an American sociologist, theorist and empirical researcher, based chiefly at the University of Chicago.
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.
James V. Downton James Victor Downton, Jr. (born December 11, 1938, Glendale, California, also known as Jim Downton) is a sociologist known for his research on charismatic leadership, activism, and new rel...
James W. Carey James Carey was a communications theorist, media critic and a journalism instructor at the University of Illinois, and later Columbia University.
James W. Loewen James (Jim) W. Loewen (born February 6, 1942) is a sociologist, historian, and author whose best-known work is Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong (1995).
Jan T. Gross Jan Tomasz Gross (born in 1947) is a Polish-born American historian and sociologist.
Jane Addams Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was a pioneer settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace.
Janet Abu-Lughod Janet L. Abu-Lughod, née Lippman (born 1928) is an American sociologist with major contributions to World-systems theory and Urban sociology.
Jean Fox O'Barr Jean Fox O'Barr is a leading feminist teacher, scholar, and administrator whose pioneering work helped establish women's studies as a program of academic study and support for women in higher education.
Jeff Goodwin Jeff Goodwin is a professor of sociology at New York University.
Jeffrey C. Alexander Jeffrey Charles Alexander (born May 30, 1947) is an American sociologist, one of the main proponents of Neofunctionalism, and a central figure in contemporary Cultural Sociology.
Jeffrey K. Hadden Jeffrey K. Hadden (1937–2003) was an American professor of sociology.
John B. Williamson John B. Williamson is a Professor of Sociology who specializes in gerontology, social policy and social welfare.He joined the faculty of the Department of Sociology at Boston College in 1969 aft...
John Bellamy Foster John Bellamy Foster (born August 19, 1953) is a professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and also editor of Monthly Review.
John E. Ivey, Jr. John Eli Ivey, Jr. (January 21, 1919—May 24, 1992) was an American educator, a proponent of regional cooperation between colleges and universities, and was best known for innovations in the use ...
John Foran (sociologist) John Foran (born 1955) is an American sociologist with research interests in global climate justice; radical social movements, revolutions, and radical social change; Third World cultural studie...
John Franklin Crowell John Franklin Crowell served as president of Trinity College, the predecessor of Duke University, from 1887 to 1894.
John Gagnon John H. Gagnon (born 1931) is a pioneering sociologist of human sexualities who has written and edited some 15 books and over 100 articles.
John Heritage John Heritage is Professor of Sociology at University of California at Los Angeles.
John Keith Irwin John Keith Irwin was an American sociologist who was known internationally as an expert on the American prison system.
John Kitsuse John Itsuro Kitsuse was an American professor of sociology who contributed to the sociology of social problems, criminology and deviance.
John Lie John Lie is Class of 1959 Professor of sociology and Dean of International and Area Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
John Lofland (sociologist) John Lofland (born 1936) is an American sociologist, professor, and author best known for his studies of the peace movement and for his first book, Doomsday Cult: A Study of Conversion, Prosel...
John Murray Cuddihy John Murray Cuddihy (January 22, 1922 - April 18, 2011) was an American sociologist.
John P. Hoffmann John P. Hoffmann is a professor of Sociology and Associate Dean in the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences at Brigham Young University, where he joined the faculty in 1999.
John Pease John Alan Pease, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and an advocate for strengthening academic standards, mentoring students, and making h...
John Pease (sociologist) John Alan Pease, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and co-chair of the department.
John S. Gilmore John S. Gilmore is an American sociologist, economist, and researcher who has written extensively about western energy boomtowns in the 1970s and 1980s.
John Shelton Reed John Shelton Reed (born 1942) is a sociologist and essayist, author or editor of nineteen books, most of them dealing with the contemporary American South.
John Van Maanen John Eastin Van Maanen (born 1943) is an American organizational theorist, Professor of Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and best known for his contributions to qualit...
John W. Meyer John W. Meyer is a sociologist and professor at Stanford University, located in Palo Alto, California, noted for his contributions to the study of organizations, diffusion, and modern mass education.
Jonathan R. Cole Jonathan R. Cole (born August 27, 1942), is an American sociologist, John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University at Columbia University.
Joseph A. Varacalli Joseph A. Varacalli, P.h. D. (born 1952) is a Professor of Sociology at State University of New York, Nassau Community College and the co-founder of the Society for Catholic Social Scientists.
Joseph Berger (sociologist) Joseph Berger (born 1924) is an American theoretical sociologist, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and a Professor Emeritus at Stanford University.
Joseph W. Eaton Joseph W. Eaton, born Josef Wechsler (September 28, 1919 – October 15, 2012), was an American sociologist and anthropologist.
Joseph Woelfel Joseph Woelfel (born June 3, 1940) is an American sociologist.
Joyce Ladner Joyce Ann Ladner (b. October 12, 1943) is an American civil rights activist, author, civil servant and sociologist.
Judith Lorber Judith Lorber (born November 28, 1931) is Professor Emerita of Sociology and Women’s Studies at The CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.
Judith Stacey Judith Stacey is an author and Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and Sociology at New York University.
Judith Treas Judith Treas is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Demographic and Social Analysis at the University of California, Irvine.
Judy Yung Judy Yung (born 1946 San Francisco, California) is professor emerita in American Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Jules Henry Jules Henry (November 29, 1904 – September 23, 1969) was a noted American anthropologist.
Juliet Schor Juliet Schor (born 1955) is Professor of sociology at Boston College.
Julius Alfred Roth Julius A. Roth was Professor of Sociology at University of California, Davis.
Kai T. Erikson Kai Theodor Erikson (born December 2, 1931) is an American sociologist, noted as an authority on the social consequences of catastrophic events.
Karen Barkey Karen Barkey is a professor of sociology at Columbia University.
Katarina Schuth Katarina Schuth, O.S.F., is an American Religious Sister, who has been a member of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Rochester, Minnesota since 1960, through most of which she has been a faculty m...
Kate Barnard Catherine Ann "Kate" Barnard was the first woman to be elected as a state official in Oklahoma, and the United States in 1907.
Katherine Newman Katherine Newman is an American professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University and author.
Kathleen Barry Kathleen Barry is an American sociologist and feminist. After researching and publishing books on international human sex trafficking, she cofounded the United Nations NGO, the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women.
Kathleen Carley Kathleen M. Carley is an American social scientist specializing in dynamic network analysis.
Kathleen Gerson Kathleen Gerson is a professor of sociology at New York University, where she is also Collegiate Professor of Arts and Science.
Kathleen M. Blee Kathleen M. Blee (born 1953) is a professor of sociology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Kathryn Edin Kathryn Edin, a sociologist, is Professor of Public Policy and Management at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Kathy Rudy M Kathy Rudy is a professor of women's studies at Duke University.
Keith Hampton Keith Hampton (born 1973) is an Associate Professor of Communication at Rutgers University.
Kelly Miller (scientist) Kelly Miller (July 23, 1863 – December 29, 1939) was an African-American mathematician, sociologist, essayist, newspaper columnist, author, and an important figure in the intellectual life of bl...
Ken Wilber Kenneth Earl "Ken" Wilber II (born January 31, 1949, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American writer and public speaker.
Kenneth A. Bollen Kenneth A. Bollen (born 1951) is the Henry Rudolf Immerwahr Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Kenneth Andrews Kenneth (Andy) Andrews is an associate professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Kenneth D. Bailey (sociologist) Kenneth D. Bailey is an American sociologist, systems scientist and professor of sociology at the University of California in Los Angeles.
Kesho Y. Scott Kesho Y. Scott is associate professor of American Studies and Sociology at Grinnell College.
Kian Tajbakhsh Kian Tajbakhsh (کیان تاجبخش) is an Iranian-American scholar, sociologist and urban planner.
Kieran Healy Kieran Healy is an Irish sociologist, an associate professor of sociology at Duke University, a member of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke, and a regular visitor to the Research School in ...
Kim Voss Kim Voss (born 1952) is a professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley whose main field of research is social movements and the American labor movement.
Kingsley Davis Kingsley Davis (August 20, 1908 – February 27, 1997) was an internationally recognized American sociologist and demographer.
Kristin Luker Kristin Luker is Elizabeth Josselyn Boalt Professor of Law in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program and Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.
Kurt C. Schlichting Dr. Kurt C. Schlichting is the E. Gerald Corrigan Endowed Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences and professor of sociology and anthropology at Fairfield University in the United States.
Kurt Heinrich Wolff Kurt Heinrich Wolff (May 20, 1912 in Darmstadt – September 14, 2003 in Newton, Massachusetts), was an American sociologist.
Kurt Lang and Gladys Engel Lang Kurt Lang and Gladys Engel Lang are US sociologists and communications theorists whose early work is associated with the Chicago School.
Kurt W. Fischer Kurt W. Fischer is Charles Bigelow Professor of Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Lane Kenworthy Lane Kenworthy is an American professor of sociology and political science.
Laud Humphreys Robert Allan "Laud" Humphreys, (October 16, 1930–August 23, 1988) was an American sociologist and author.
Lawrence Joseph Henderson Lawrence Joseph Henderson (June 3, 1878, Lynn, Massachusetts – February 10, 1942, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was a physiologist, chemist, biologist, philosopher, and sociologist.
Lawrence T. Nichols Dr. Lawrence T. Nichols (born Chicago, Illinois, December 21, 1947) is a professor of sociology in the Division of Sociology and Anthropology at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Lee Robins Lee Nelken Robins (August 29, 1922 - September 25, 2009) was an American professor of social science in psychiatry and a leader in psychiatric epidemiology research.
Leo Bogart Leo Bogart (1921 in Poland – October 15, 2005 in New York, of babesiosis) was an American sociologist, media and marketing expert.
Leonard Beeghley Leonard Beeghley (born December 14, 1946) is Professor Emeritus of sociology at the University of Florida since 1975.
Leonard Saxe Leonard Saxe is an American sociologist whose work focuses on sociology of religion, American Jews and the American Jewish Community.
Leslie Kish Leslie Kish (born Laszlo Kish, July 27, 1910, Poprad, Austro-Hungarian Empire, died October 7, 2000) was a Hungarian-American statistician and survey methodologist.
Lester Frank Ward Lester F. Ward (June 18, 1841 – April 18, 1913) was an American botanist, paleontologist, and sociologist.
Lewis A. Coser Lewis Coser (Berlin, 27 November 1913Cambridge, Massachusetts, 8 July 2003) was an American sociologist, serving as the 66th president of the American Sociological Association in 1975.
Lewis Hine Lewis Wickes Hine (September 26, 1874 – November 3, 1940) was an American sociologist and photographer.
Lewis M. Feldstein Lewis M. Feldstein is the Co-Chair of The Saguaro Seminar along with Robert D. Putnam and was President of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation until June 2010.
Lisa Jean Moore Lisa Jean Moore is Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at the State University of New York, Purchase College.
Lloyd Ohlin Lloyd Edgar Ohlin (August 27, 1918 – December 6, 2008) was an American sociologist and criminologist who taught at Harvard Law School, Columbia University, and the University of Chicago ov...
Lowell Juilliard Carr Lowell Juilliard Carr (1885 – 1963) was an American sociologist, prolific author, and long-time university professor.
M. Lynne Markus M. Lynne Markus (born ca 1950) is an American Information systems researcher, and John W. Poduska, Sr. Chair of Information Management, Bentley University, who has made fundamental contributions...
Mabel Berezin Mabel Berezin is a sociologist at the Department of Sociology at Cornell University.
Malika Zeghal Malika Zeghal (born 1965) is the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life at Harvard University, and formerly an associate professor of the anthropology and s...
Manuel Castells Manuel Castells (Manuel Castells Oliván; born 1942) is a Spanish sociologist especially associated with research on the information society, communication and globalization.
Marcello Truzzi Marcello Truzzi (September 6, 1935 – February 2, 2003) was a professor of sociology at New College of Florida and later at Eastern Michigan University, founding co-chairman of the Committee for ...
Margaret Poloma Margaret M. Poloma, Ph.D (Case Western Reserve University, 1970) is an American sociologist, professor, and author who is known for her research on the Pentecostal movement in American Christianity.
Marie Cornwall Marie Cornwall (born 1949) is the editor of the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, a professor of sociology and women's studies at Brigham Young University (BYU) and a former dire...
Marion J. Levy Jr. Marion Joseph Levy Jr. (December 12, 1918 – May 26, 2002) was an American sociologist noted for his work on modernization theory.
Mark Granovetter Mark Granovetter (born October 20, 1943) is an American sociologist and professor at Stanford University who has created theories in modern sociology since the 1970s.
Mark Matlock Mark Matlock (born 1969) is the founder and president of WisdomWorks Ministries.
Mark Regnerus Mark Regnerus is a sociologist at the University of Texas at Austin.
Marshall Ganz Marshall Ganz (born March 14, 1943) is a senior lecturer in public policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Marshall Sklare Marshall Sklare (1921-1992) was an American sociologist whose work focused on American Jews and the American Jewish Community.
Martha Beck Martha Nibley Beck (born November 29, 1962) is an American sociologist, life coach, best-selling author, and speaker who specializes in helping individuals and groups achieve personal and profes...
Martin Riesebrodt Martin Riesebrodt is a German-American professor of sociology and politics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, in Geneva.
Martin Rimm Martin Rimm (born c. 1975) gained notoriety in 1995 while an undergraduate at Carnegie Mellon University.
Maurice R. Stein Maurice R. Stein (born 1926) is an American sociologist and innovator in higher education.
Mavis Biesanz Mavis Biesanz Mavis Hiltunen Biesanz (July 27, 1919 Vermilion Lake Township, Minnesota – February 21, 2008 Escazú, Costa Rica) was a Finnish-American writer...
Mayer Zald Mayer Nathan Zald (June 17, 1931 – August 7, 2012) was an American sociologist.
Mel Boozer Melvin "Mel" Boozer (1946-1987) was a university professor and activist for African-American, LGBT and AIDS issues.
Melvin Ember Melvin Lawrence Ember (January 13, 1933 – September 27, 2009) was an American cultural anthropologist and cross-cultural researcher with wide-ranging interests who combined an active research ca...
Melvin L. Kohn Melvin L. Kohn (born October 19, 1928) is an American sociologist and past president of the American Sociological Association.
Melvin Tumin Melvin Marvin "Mel" Tumin (February 10, 1919 – March 3, 1994) was an American sociologist who specialized in race relations.
Mervin F. Verbit Mervin F. Verbit is an American sociologist whose work focuses on sociology of religion, American Jews and the American Jewish Community.
Michael Burawoy Michael Burawoy is a British sociological Marxist, best known as author of Manufacturing Consent: Changes in the Labor Process under Monopoly Capitalism—a study on work and organizations tha...
Michael Kimmel Michael Scott Kimmel (born February 26, 1951 in New York City) is an American sociologist, specializing in gender studies.
Michael Krassa Michael Krassa is the chair of "Human dimensions of Environmental Systems" and a professor in political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Michèle Lamont Michèle Lamont (born in Toronto, Canada in 1957) is a sociologist and is the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and a Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Harvard ...
Mike A. Males Mike A. Males (born 1950) is an American sociologist who is senior researcher for the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, San Francisco, and content director for the online information ser...
Mildred Parten Mildred Parten (1902–after 1932) was an American sociologist, a researcher at University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development.
Milton Gordon Milton Gordon (born 1918) is an American sociologist.
Mimi Sheller Mimi Sheller (born 1967) is a professor of sociology and the founding Director of the New Mobilities Research and Policy Center at Drexel University in Philadelphia.
Min Zhou Min Zhou (* July 14th 1956 in Zhongshan), is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is the founding chair of the University's Department of Asian American...
Miriam M. Johnson Miriam M. Johnson (1928–2007) was an American sociologist and professor emerita of the University of Oregon's Sociology Department.
Mirra Komarovsky Mirra Komarovsky (February 5, 1905 – January 30, 1999), was a Russian-born American pioneer in the sociology of gender.
Mitchell Duneier Mitchell Duneier is an American sociologist currently Professor of Sociology at Princeton University and regular Visiting Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City ...
Monroe Work Monroe Nathan Work, was a sociologist who founded the Department of Records and Research at the Tuskegee Institute in 1908 and expanded its national reputation.
Morrie Schwartz Morris "Morrie" S. Schwartz (December 20, 1916 – November 4, 1995) was a sociology professor at Brandeis University and an author.
Morris Janowitz Morris Janowitz (October 22, 1919 – November 7, 1988) was an American sociologist and professor who made major contributions to sociological theory, the study of prejudice, urban issues, and pat...
Morris Talpalar Morris Talpalar (May 28, 1900 – July 7, 1979) was an American sociologist.
Mounira M. Charrad Mounira M. Charrad (born 1942) is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin.
Murray Feshbach Murray Feshbach (born August 8, 1929) is a scholar focusing on the demographics of the Soviet Union and demographics of Russia (population, health, and environment}.
Murray Leaf Murray John Leaf (born June 1, 1939) is an American social and cultural anthropologist.
Myra Marx Ferree Myra Marx Ferree (born 10 October 1949) is a professor of sociology and director of the Center for German and European Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she is also a member ...
Nan Lin Nan Lin is the Oscar L. Tang Family Professor of Sociology of the Trinity College, Duke University.
Nancy Ammerman Nancy Tatom Ammerman (born 1950) is a professor of sociology of religion, now at Boston University.
Nancy Chodorow Nancy Julia Chodorow (born January 20, 1944) is a feminist sociologist and psychoanalyst.
Nathan Glazer Nathan Glazer (born February 25, 1923) is an American sociologist who taught at the University of California, Berkeley and for several decades at Harvard University.
Ned Kock Nereu Florencio "Ned" Kock (born 1964) is a Brazilian-American philosopher.
Neil Abercrombie Neil Abercrombie (born June 26, 1938) is an American politician who is the seventh and current Governor of the State of Hawaii.
Neil Gross Neil Gross is a professor of sociology at the University of British Columbia and a visiting scholar of New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge.
Neil Postman Neil Postman was an American author, media theorist and cultural critic, who is best known by the general public for his 1985 book about television, Amusing Ourselves to Death. For more than forty years, he was associated with New York University.
Neil Smelser Neil Joseph Smelser (born July 22, 1930, Kahoka, Missouri) is an emeritus professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.
Nels Anderson Nels Anderson (July 31, 1889 – October 8, 1986) was an early American sociologist who studied on hobos, work culture, and urban culture.
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.
Nicholas A. Christakis Nicholas A. Christakis (born May 7, 1962) is an American physician and social scientist known for his research on social networks and on the socioeconomic and biosocial determinants of behavior...
Norman Birnbaum Norman Birnbaum (born July 21, 1926) is an American sociologist.
Olive Stone Olive "Polly" Matthews Stone (13 January 1897 – 8 November 1977) was a sociologist whose interests focused on human welfare, race relations, and southern American farmers.
Oliver Cox Oliver Cromwell Cox (25 October 1901 – 4 September 1974) was a Trinidadian-American sociologist noted for his early Marxist viewpoint on Fascism.
Orlando Patterson Orlando Patterson is a Jamaican-born American historical and cultural sociologist known for his work regarding issues of race in the United States, as well as the sociology of development.
Otis Dudley Duncan Otis Dudley Duncan (December 2, 1921 in Nocona, Texas – November 16, 2004, in Santa Barbara, California) was "the most important quantitative sociologist in the world in the latter half of the 2...
Otto Newman Otto Newman (born Otto Neumann) is an Adjunct Professor of Sociology at San Diego State University, where he has been since 1987.
Patricia A. Adler Patricia A. Adler is an American educator and sociologist who is currently a professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Patricia Hill Collins Patricia Hill Collins (born May 1, 1948) is currently a Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Paul DiMaggio Paul Joseph DiMaggio (born January 10, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American educator, and professor of sociology at Princeton University since 1992.
Paul Goodman (writer) Paul Goodman (September 9, 1911 – August 2, 1972) was an American novelist, playwright, poet and psychotherapist, although now best known as a social critic, anarchist philosopher, and public in...
Paul Hollander Paul Hollander (born 1932 in Hungary) is an American scholar and author.
Paul Lazarsfeld Paul Felix Lazarsfeld (February 13, 1901 – August 30, 1976) was one of the major figures in 20th-century American sociology.
Paul Root Wolpe Paul Root Wolpe, PhD (born 26 February 1957, Charleston, South Carolina), is an American sociologist and bioethicist.
Paul Rosenfels Paul Rosenfels (1909, Chicago – 1985, New York) was an American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst known as one of the first American social scientists to defend homosexuality in print as a valid li...
Pedro Ticas Pedro Ticas is a sociologist, anthropologist, and political scientist.
Pepper Schwartz Pepper Schwartz, PhD, is an American sociologist and sexologist teaching at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, United States.
Perry H. Howard Perry Holbrook Howard (February 7, 1922 – November 19, 2009) was a sociologist known for his research in the field of Louisiana politics.
Peter A. Munch Peter Andreas Munch (December 19, 1908 - January 10, 1984) was a Norwegian-American sociologist, educator, and author.
Peter B. Evans Peter B. Evans (born 1944), Professor of Sociology and the Marjorie Meyer Eliaser Professor of International Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, received his BA magna cum laude fr...
Peter Bearman Peter Shawn Bearman (born 1956) is an American sociologist.
Peter Blau Peter Michael Blau was an American sociologist and theorist. Born in Vienna, Austria, he immigrated to the United States in 1939.
Peter Conrad (sociologist) Peter Conrad (born 1945, raised in New Rochelle, NY) is an American medical sociologist who has researched and published on numerous topics including ADHD, the medicalization of deviance, the ex...
Peter Kollock Peter Enrique Kollock (November 1, 1959 – January 10, 2009) was an American sociologist and an associate professor and vice chair in the department of sociology at the University of Califo...
Peter L. Berger Peter Ludwig Berger (March 17, 1929) is an Austrian-born American sociologist known for his work in the sociology of knowledge, the sociology of religion, study of modernization, and theoretical...
Peter W. Cookson, Jr. Peter W. Cookson, Jr. (born November 17, 1942) is an American sociologist, academic, and author.
Philip Hauser Philip Morris Hauser (1909–1994) was a demographer and pioneer in urban studies who was a former president of the American Sociological Association, the American Statistical Association and the ...
Philip Kasinitz Philip Kasinitz (born September 18, 1957) is an American sociologist.
Philip Rieff Philip Rieff (December 15, 1922 – July 1, 2006) was an American sociologist and cultural critic, who taught sociology at the University of Pennsylvania from 1961 until 1992.
Philip S. Gorski Philip Stephen Gorski is an American sociologist, interested in both the sociology of religion and historical sociology.
Phyllis Kaniss Phyllis Kaniss was the Executive Director of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Pitirim Sorokin Pitirim Alexandrovich Sorokin (Russian Питири́м Алекса́ндрович Соро́кин; January 21, 1889, Turja north of Syktyvkar, Yarensk uyezd, Vologda Governorate (now Knyazhpogostsky District, Komi), Russ...
Prema Kurien Prema Ann Kurien (born 1963) is Professor of Sociology at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, New York, US. She specializes in the interplay between religion and immigration experiences,...
R. Scott Frey R. Scott Frey is a sociologist at the University of Tennessee.
Rachel Sherman (sociologist) Rachel Sherman is an assistant professor of sociology at the New School for Social Research, and a well-known labor scholar whose work focuses on the revitalization of labor unions.
Ralph Larkin Ralph Wild Larkin (born May 27, 1940) is an American sociologist and research consultant.
Randall Collins Randall Collins, Ph.D. (born 1941, Knoxville, Tennessee) is an American sociologist who is a Sociology professor at the University of Pennsylvania as well as a member of the Advisory Editors Cou...
Ravi Arvind Palat Ravi A. Palat is Professor (Department Chair) at the Department of Sociology, Binghamton University, The State University of New York.
Ray Oldenburg Ray Oldenburg (born 1932) is an American urban sociologist who is known for writing about the importance of informal public gathering places for a functioning civil society, democracy, and civic...
Reinhard Bendix Reinhard Bendix (February 25, 1916 – February 28, 1991) was a German American sociologist.
Renata Forste Renata A. Tonks Forste is an American sociologist who specializes in the health and well being of women and children in Latin America.
Renée Fox Renée C. Fox, a summa cum laude graduate of Smith College in 1949, earned her Ph.D. in Sociology in 1954 from Radcliffe College, Harvard University, where she studied in the Department of Social...
Riane Eisler Riane Tennenhaus Eisler is an Austrian-born American scholar, writer, and social activist.
Richard Alba Richard D. Alba (born December 22, 1942) is an American sociologist, who is a Distinguished Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Richard Arum Richard Arum is professor of sociology in New York University's Department of Sociology and professor of education at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Dev...
Richard Cloward Richard Andrew Cloward (December 25, 1926 – August 20, 2001) was an American sociologist and an activist.
Richard Cyert Richard Michael Cyert (July 22, 1921 – October 7, 1998) was an American economist, statistician and organizational theorist, who served as the sixth President of Carnegie Mellon University in Pi...
Richard Felson Richard Felson (born 10 October 1950 in Cincinnati) is a professor of Crime, Law, and Justice and Sociology at The Pennsylvania State University.He is also adjunct professor of Sociology State U...
Richard L. Daft Richard L. Daft (born 1964) is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Professor of Management at the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University.
Richard LaPiere Richard Tracy LaPiere (September 5, 1899 – February 2, 1986) was a professor Emeritus of sociology at Stanford University from 1929 to 1965.
Richard Louis Dugdale Richard Louis Dugdale (1841 – 23 July 1883) was an American merchant and sociologist, best known for his 1877 family study, The Jukes: A Study in Crime, Pauperism, Disease and Heredity.
Richard Machalek Richard Machalek (born April 12, 1946) is a social theorist, sociobiologist, and professor of sociology.
Richard Quinney Richard Quinney is an American sociologist, writer, and photographer known for his philosophical and critical approach to crime and social justice.
Richard Ryscavage Richard Ryscavage S.J., a nationally-known expert on immigration and refugee policy and issues, is director of the Center for Faith and Public Life and a professor of sociology and international studies at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Richard Sennett Richard Sennett (born 1 January 1943) is the Centennial Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and University Professor of the Humanities at New York University.
Richard Taub Richard P. Taub is an American sociologist noted for his research on urban, rural, and community economic development.
Richard Thacker Morris Richard Thacker Morris was a professor of Sociology at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Richard Wohl Richard Wohl (1927 – November 15, 1957) was a sociologist known for coining the term "parasocial interactions" defined as a sense of friendship or relationship that viewers form with media...
Rick Fantasia Rick Fantasia is the Barbara Richmond 1940 Professor in the Social Sciences at Smith College in the United States and Director of its Kahn Liberal Arts Institute.
Robert Balch Robert William Balch is a sociologist from the University of Montana.
Robert Bierstedt Robert Bierstedt was an American sociologist who often wrote about sociological theory, culture, and constitutional law.
Robert D. Bullard Robert Doyle Bullard (born December 21, 1946, Elba, Alabama) is Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University.
Robert E. Millette Robert E. Millette served as Ambassador of Grenada to the United Nations from 1995 to 1998.
Robert E. Park Robert Ezra Park was an American urban sociologist who is considered to be one of the most influential figures in early U.S. sociology.
Robert Groves Robert Martin Groves (born September 27, 1948) is an American sociologist and expert in survey methodology who has served as the Provost of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. since August...
Robert J. Sampson Robert J. Sampson (born July 9, 1956 in Utica) is the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University and Director of the Social Sciences Program at the Radcliffe Institute ...
Robert K. Merton Robert King Merton (July 4, 1910 – February 23, 2003) was an American sociologist.
Robert Lee Barker Robert Lee Barker (born 1937) is a psychotherapist, author, editor, professor of social work.
Robert Morrison MacIver Robert Morrison MacIver was born in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland on April 17, 1882 to Donald MacIver, a general merchant and tweed manufacturer, and Christina MacIver (née Morrison).
Robert Neelly Bellah Robert Neelly Bellah (February 23, 1927 – July 30, 2013) was an American sociologist, and the Elliott Professor of Sociology, as well as Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley.
Robert Nisbet Robert Alexander Nisbet (September 30, 1913 – September 9, 1996) was an American sociologist, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Cali...
Robert O. Trout Robert Oren Trout (August 4, 1904–March 15, 1995) was an American sociologist whose principal academic career was based at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana, where he was the ...
Robert Staughton Lynd Robert Staughton Lynd (September 26, 1892 – November 1, 1970) was an American sociologist and professor at Columbia University, New York City.
Robert Wuthnow Robert Wuthrow (born 1946) is an American sociologist who is widely known for his work in the sociology of religion.
Rodney Stark Rodney Stark (born 1934) is an American sociologist of religion.
Roger V. Gould Roger V. Gould (October 12, 1962-April 29, 2002) was a sociologist who emphasized the importance of basing theories upon research into actual events.
Rogers Brubaker Rogers Brubaker (born 1956) is an American sociologist, and professor at University of California, Los Angeles.
Ron Miller (sociologist) Ron Miller is an American sociologist whose work focuses on American Jews and the American Jewish Community.
Ronald Anderson Ronald Eugene Anderson (born June 14, 1941), also known as Ron Anderson, is Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities where he taught sociology from 1968 to 2005.
Ronald C. Kessler Ronald C. Kessler (born April 26, 1947) is an American sociologist and a professor of health care policy at Harvard Medical School.
Ronald Enroth Ronald M. Enroth (born October 28, 1938) has been a Professor of Sociology at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, prominent evangelical Christian author of books concerning what he de...
Ronald L. Cohen Ronald L. Cohen is a social psychologist whose research is focused on justice.
Ronald Stuart Burt Ronald Stuart Burt (born 1949) is an American sociologist and the Hobart W. Williams Professor of Sociology and Strategy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Ronald Weitzer Ronald Weitzer (born 1952) is a sociologist specializing in criminology and a professor at George Washington University, known for his publications on police-minority relations and on the sex in...
Rosanna Hertz Rosanna Hertz is the Class of 1919-50 Professor at Wellesley College, where she has taught Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies since 1983.
Rose Goldsen Rose Kohn Goldsen (1917-1985) was a Professor of Sociology at Cornell University and a pioneer in studying the effects of television and popular culture.
Roswell Hill Johnson Roswell Hill Johnson (1877–1967) was an American eugenics professor in the early twentieth century.
Roy Bryce-Laporte Roy S(imon) Bryce-Laporte (born Roy Laporte, September 7, 1933, Panama City – July 31, 2012, Sykesville, Maryland) was a sociologist who established one of the first African-American studies dep...
Rubén G. Rumbaut Rubén G. Rumbaut is a prominent Cuban-American sociologist and a leading expert on immigration and refugee resettlement in the United States.
Ruth Hill Useem Ruth Hill Useem (31 May 1915 – 10 September 2003) was an American sociologist and anthropologist who introduced the concept of Third Culture Kid (TCK) to describe children who spent part o...
Ruth Milkman Ruth Milkman (born December 18, 1954) is a professor of sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and at the Joseph F. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, where she is also Acad...
Ruth Shonle Cavan Ruth Shonle Cavan (August 28, 1896 – August 25, 1993) was an early American sociologist.
Saad Eddin Ibrahim Saad Eddin Ibrahim (سعد الدين إبراهيم,) (born 3 December 1938) is an Egyptian American sociologist and author.
Sam Richards (sociologist) Samuel Martell Richards (*September 3, 1960) is a sociologist working at the Pennsylvania State University.
Samih Farsoun Samih K. Farsoun, (1937 in Haifa, Palestine – June 9, 2005) was a professor emeritus of sociology at American University, where he taught for thirty years until his retirement in 2003.
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot is an American sociologist who examines the culture of schools, the patterns and structures of classroom life, socialization within families and communities, and the relationships between culture and learning styles.
Saskia Sassen Saskia Sassen (born January 5, 1949) is a Dutch-American sociologist noted for her analyses of globalization and international human migration.
Saïd Amir Arjomand Saïd Amir Arjomand is Distinguished Service Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Stony Brook, Long Island, and Director of the Stony Brook Institute for Global St...
Scott Boorman Scott Archer Boorman (born February 1, 1949) is a mathematical sociologist at Yale University.
Scott Lash Scott Lash (born December 23, 1945, in Chicago) is a professor of sociology and cultural studies at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Seymour Martin Lipset Seymour Martin Lipset (March 18, 1922 – December 31, 2006) was an American political sociologist, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford, and the Hazel Professor of Public P...
Sharon Zukin Sharon Zukin is a professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, who specializes in modern urban life.
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, spec...
Shelton H. Davis Shelton H. Davis was a Sector Manager in the Social Development Unit, Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development, Latin America and Caribbean Region at the World Bank in Washington, D....
Sherry Turkle Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Shirley Sherrod Shirley Sherrod is a former Georgia State Director of Rural Development for the United States Department of Agriculture.
Shoshana Zuboff Shoshana Zuboff is the Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School (retired).
Sidney M. Willhelm Sidney M. Willhelm (born October 5, 1934) is an American sociologist, who has authored several books on race and urban affairs, and many online articles containing analyses of current events of...
Sidney Tarrow Sidney G. Tarrow (born 1938) is an emeritus professor of political science and sociology, known for his research in the areas of comparative politics, social movements, political parties, collec...
Siobhan Brooks Siobhan Brooks (born 1972) is an African-American lesbian feminist sociologist known for her work with African-American women in the sex worker industry and feminist issues affecting these women.
Snell Putney Snell "Mick" Putney (February 27, 1929 – November 21, 2009) was an American sociologist, environmentalist, and author.
St. Clair Drake John Gibbs St. Clair Drake (January 2, 1911 – June 15, 1990) was an African-American sociologist and anthropologist whose scholarship and activism led him to document much of the social turmoil ...
Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz (born 1933) is professor of sociology, cultural studies, and urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Stephanie Coontz Stephanie Coontz is an author, historian, and faculty member at Evergreen State College.
Stephen C. Smith (sociologist) Stephen C. Smith is an American professor currently employed as faculty at BYU-Idaho, and serving as the Chair of the Sociology and Social Work Department.
Stephen C. Smith (Sociology Professor) Stephen C. Smith is an American professor currently employed as faculty at BYU-Idaho, and serving as the Chair of the Sociology and Social Work Department.
Stephen Cole (sociologist) Stephen Cole (born June 1, 1941) is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at State University of New York, Stony Brook (retired 2011), the brother of Jonathan R. Cole.
Stephen O. Murray Stephen O. Murray (born 1950), is a gay sociologist, anthropologist, and independent scholar based in San Francisco, California.
Stephen Park Turner Stephen Turner is a researcher in social practice, social and political theory, and the philosophy of the social sciences.
Stephen Smith (Whitewater) Stephen Smith is a University of Arkansas communications professor who was a top gubernatorial aide to Bill Clinton in Arkansas, helping the governor run his office.
Steve Fuller (sociologist) Steve William Fuller (born July 12, 1959 in New York City) is an American philosopher-sociologist in the field of science and technology studies.
Steve Padgitt Steve Padgitt is a sociologist who studies environmental and community development.
Steven Barkan Steven Barkan (born 1951), an American sociologist, is Professor and chairperson of the Sociology department at the University of Maine.
Steven Epstein (academic) Steven Epstein is the John C. Shaffer Professor in the Humanities and Professor in the Department of Sociology at Northwestern University.
Steven Goldberg Steven Goldberg (born 14 October 1941) is a native of New York City and was president of the sociology department at City College of New York (CCNY) from 1988 until his retirement.
Steven J. Gold Steven J. Gold is a sociologist involved in research on ethnic economies, international migration, the development of ethnic communities, visual sociology, and qualitative methods.
Steven M. Cohen Steven M. Cohen (1950) is a sociologist whose work focuses on the American Jewish Community.
Steven Nock Steven L. Nock, Ph.D. (March 11, 1950 – January 26, 2008) was a researcher, author, and the Commonwealth Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia.
Steven Seidman Steven Seidman is a jew sociologist, currently professor at State University of New York at Albany.
Steven Shapin Steven Shapin (born 1943, New York) is a historian and sociologist of science.
Stjepan Meštrović Dr. Stjepan Gabriel Meštrović (1955-) is an American sociologist, professor, author of over fifteen books and a distinguished expert in matters of war crimes.
Stuart A. Wright Stuart A. Wright is a Professor of Sociology and Director of Research in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at Lamar University.
Stuart C. Dodd Stuart Carter Dodd (1900-1975) was an American sociologist and an educator, who published research on the Middle East and on mathematical sociology, and was a pioneer in scientific polling.
Talcott Parsons Talcott Parsons (December 13, 1902 – May 8, 1979) was an American sociologist who served on the faculty of Harvard University from 1927 to 1973.
Ted Nelson Theodor Holm Nelson (born June 17, 1937) is an American pioneer of information technology, philosopher and sociologist.
Tex Sample Tex Sample (born December 28, 1934) is a specialist in church and society, a storyteller, author, and the Robert B. and Kathleen Rogers Professor Emeritus of Church and Society at the St. Paul S...
Theda Skocpol Theda Skocpol (born May 4, 1947) is an American sociologist and political scientist at Harvard University.
Thomas F. Gieryn Thomas F. Gieryn is Rudy Professor of Sociology at Indiana University.
Thomas Fararo Thomas J. Fararo (born 1933) is Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh.
Thomas J. Scheff Thomas J. Scheff is Professor, Emeritus, Dept of Sociology, UCSB. His fields of study are the emotional/relational world, mental illness, restorative justice, and collective violence.
Thomas Shapiro Thomas M. Shapiro is a professor of Sociology and Public Policy at Brandeis University and is the author The Hidden Cost of Being African American and the co-author of Black Wealth/White W...
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.
Thorsten Sellin Johan Thorsten Sellin (26 October 1896 – 17 September 1994) was an American sociologist at the University of Pennsylvania, a penologist and one of the pioneers of scientific criminology.
Tim B. Heaton Tim B. Heaton is an American educator and sociologist.
Timothy Luke Timothy W. Luke is University Distinguished Professor of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences as well as Program Chair of the Government and International Affairs ...
Toby Huff Toby E. Huff was born in Portland, Maine in 1942.
Todd Gitlin Todd Gitlin (born 1943) is an American sociologist, political writer, novelist, and cultural commentator.
Todd Joseph Miles Holden Todd Joseph Miles Holden (also known as TJM Holden and Todd Holden) is an American born social scientist and the first tenured foreign professor at Tohoku University, one of Asia’s elite univers...
Tom R. Burns Tom R. Burns (born 1937) is an American/Swedish sociologist, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Uppsala in Sweden and founder of the Uppsala Theory Circle.
Tony Campolo Anthony "Tony" Campolo (born February 25, 1935) is an American sociologist, pastor, author, public speaker and former spiritual advisor to U.S. President Bill Clinton.
Troy Duster Troy Duster is a sociologist with research interests in the sociology of science, public policy, race and ethnicity and deviance.
Ulysses G. Weatherly Ulysses G. Weatherly (April 2, 1865 – July 18, 1940) was a founder of the American Sociological Society and on its executive committee from 1907 to 1910.
Vijayan K. Pillai Vijayan K Pillai is Professor, School of Social Work and PhD Program Director / Graduate Adviser at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Vincent N. Parrillo Vincent N. Parrillo is a professor of sociology at William Paterson University.
Virginia Rutter Virgina Rutter, PhD, is an American sociologist and sexologist, professor at the Department of Sociology of Framingham State University in Boston.
Viviana Zelizer Viviana A. Zelizer, Professor of Sociology at Princeton University, is a prominent economic sociologist who focuses on the attribution of cultural and moral meaning to the economy.
Vladimir Shlapentokh Vladimir Shlapentokh (Владимир Эммануилович Шляпентох, Vladimir Èmmanuilovič Šlâpentoh) (born 19 October 1926) is a Soviet-born American sociologist, historian, political scientist, and univ...
Vladimir Tismăneanu Vladimir Tismăneanu (born July 4, 1951) is a Romanian and American political scientist, political analyst, sociologist, and professor at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Víctor Nee Victor Nee is an American sociologist known for his work in economic sociology.
W. E. B. Du Bois William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community.
W. I. Thomas William Isaac Thomas (13 August 1863 – 5 December 1947) was an American sociologist.
Wade Clark Mackey As the author of Fathering Behaviors, Plenum, 1985 and The American father, Plenum, 1996, W. C. Mackey is a social scientist who has researched topics in anthropology, criminal justice and crimi...
Walter F. Buckley Walter Frederick Buckley (1922 – January 26, 2006) was an American sociologist, and professor of sociology at the University of New Hampshire.
Walter W. Powell Walter W. Powell (also known as Woody Powell), born 1951, is a contemporary American sociologist.
Wendell Bell Wendell Bell (born September 27, 1924) is a futurist and Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Yale University.
Wilbert E. Moore Wilbert E. Moore (26 October 1914 – 29 December 1987) was an American sociologist noted, with Kingsley Davis, for their explanation and justification for social stratification, based their idea ...
Will Herberg Will Herberg (1901–1977) was an American Jewish writer, intellectual and scholar.
Willem van Vliet Willem van Vliet was educated at a lyceum in the Netherlands, graduating in 1970 with an award from the French embassy for achievements in the field of language and literature.
William A. Gamson William Anthony Gamson (born January 27, 1934) is a professor of Sociology at Boston College, where he is also the co-director of the Media Research and Action Project (MRAP).
William DiFazio William DiFazio (born April 7, 1947) is a professor of sociology at St. John’s University and does research in work and technology, urban sociology, social theory.
William Fielding Ogburn William Fielding Ogburn was an American sociologist who was born in Butler, Georgia and died in Tallahassee, Florida.
William Foote Whyte William Foote Whyte was a sociologist chiefly known for his ethnological study in urban sociology, Street Corner Society.
William Freudenburg William Robert Freudenburg, (2 November 1951 – 28 December 2010) was an environmental sociologist and social theorist, best known for his work in rural sociology on the topics of risk perc...
William Graham Sumner William Graham Sumner (October 30, 1840 – April 12, 1910) was a Classic Liberal American academic and "held the first professorship in sociology" at Yale College.
William H. Sewell William Hamilton Sewell (November 27, 1909 – June 24, 2001) was a United States sociologist and the Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Madison from 1967-1968.
William H. Whyte William Hollingsworth "Holly" Whyte (October 1, 1917 — January 12, 1999) was an American urbanist, organizational analyst, journalist and people-watcher.
William I. Robinson William I. Robinson is an American professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
William J. Kerby Monsignor William Joseph Kerby, S. T. L. (February 20, 1870 - July 27, 1936) was a writer, sociologist and a Catholic social worker.
William Simon (sociologist) William Simon (1930–2000) was an influential intellectual sociologist of human sexualities between 1970 and 2000.
William Sims Bainbridge William Sims Bainbridge (born October 12, 1940) is an American sociologist who currently resides in Virginia.
William T. Bielby William T. Bielby is Professor of sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is Distinguished Research Scholar at the Department of Sociology at the University of Arizona.
Wilma Dunaway Wilma A. Dunaway is Professor of Sociology in the Government and International Affairs Program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia.
Xavier Briggs Xavier de Souza Briggs is an American sociologist and planner, known for his work on social capital, civic capacity, and community building, as well as the concept of the "geography of opportuni...
Étienne Wenger Étienne Charles Wenger (born 1952 in the Swiss canton of Neuchâtel) is an educational theorist and practitioner, best known for his formulation (with Jean Lave) of the theory of situated cogniti...