Erving Goffman
#465 Overall Influence

Erving Goffman

Sociologist, writer, academic

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Erving Goffman was a Canadian-born sociologist, social psychologist, and writer, considered by some "the most influential American sociologist of the twentieth century". In 2007 The Times Higher Education Guide listed him as the sixth most-cited author of books in the humanities and social sciences, behind Michel Foucault, Pierre Bourdieu, and Anthony Giddens, and ahead of Jürgen Habermas.

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba

University in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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University of Toronto
University of Toronto

University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#14 World Rank
Sociology
#101 World Rank
Psychology
#107 World Rank
Anthropology
#4387 World Rank
Literature