George Herbert Mead
#394 Overall Influence

George Herbert Mead

American philosopher, sociologist, and psychologist

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George Herbert Mead was an American philosopher, sociologist, and psychologist, primarily affiliated with the University of Chicago, where he was one of several distinguished pragmatistss. He is regarded as one of the founders of symbolic interactionism and of what has come to be referred to as the Chicago sociological tradition.

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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Oberlin College
Oberlin College

Private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States

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#12 World Rank #3 USA Rank
Sociology
#37 World Rank #17 USA Rank
Psychology
#299 World Rank #50 USA Rank
Philosophy