C. Wright Mills
#1085 Overall Influence

C. Wright Mills

American sociologist

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Charles Wright Mills was an American sociologist, and a professor of sociology at Columbia University from 1946 until his death in 1962. Mills was published widely in popular and intellectual journals. He is remembered for several books, such as The Power Elite, which introduced that term and describes the relationships and class alliances among the US political, military, and economic elites; White Collar: The American Middle Classes, on the American middle class; and The Sociological Imagination, which presents a model of analysis for the interdependence of subjective experiences within a person’s biography, the general social structure, and historical development.

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University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin., USA

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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University of Maryland
University of Maryland

Public research university in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland

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University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Austin

Public research university in Austin, Texas, United States

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Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University

Public research university in College Station, Texas, United States

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#19 World Rank #7 USA Rank
Sociology