Immanuel Wallerstein
#1428 Overall Influence

Immanuel Wallerstein

Economic historian


Why is this person notable and influential?

Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein was an American sociologist and economic historian. He is perhaps best known for his development of the general approach in sociology which led to the emergence of his world-systems approach. He was a Senior Research Scholar at Yale University from 2000 until his death in 2019, and published bimonthly syndicated commentaries through Agence Global on world affairs from October 1998 to July 2019.

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Binghamton University
Binghamton University

Public university in New York State

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