Edward Said
#348 Overall Influence

Edward Said

Professor of literature and a public intellectual

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Edward Wadie Said was a professor of literature at Columbia University, a public intellectual, and a founder of the academic field of postcolonial studies. A Palestinian American born in Mandatory Palestine, he was a citizen of the United States by way of his father, a U.S. Army veteran.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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    Influence Rankings by Discipline

    How’s this person influential?
    #188 World Rank #48 USA Rank
    Literature
    #416 World Rank #285 USA Rank
    Communications
    #543 World Rank #92 USA Rank
    Philosophy