#474 Overall Influence

Marshall McLuhan

Canadian educator, philosopher, scholar, professor of English literature, literary critic, and communications theorist

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From Wikipedia

Herbert Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian philosopher, whose work is among the cornerstones of the study of media theory. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, McLuhan studied at the University of Manitoba and the University of Cambridge. He began his teaching career as a professor of English at several universities in the United States and Canada before moving to the University of Toronto in 1946, where he remained for the rest of his life.

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Schools

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University of Manitoba

University in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Fordham University

Private research university in New York City

University of Toronto

University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Saint Louis University

Private research university with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri, and Madrid, Spain

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#45 World Rank
Education
#217 World Rank
Sociology
#269 World Rank
Literature
#482 World Rank
Philosophy