Robert Ezra Park
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Robert Ezra Park

American sociologist

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Robert Ezra Park was an American urban sociologist who is considered to be one of the most influential figures in early U.S. sociology. Park was a pioneer in the field of sociology, changing it from a passive philosophical discipline to an active discipline rooted in the study of human behavior. He made significant contributions to the study of urban communities, race relations and the development of empirically grounded research methods, most notably participant observation. From 1905 to 1914, Park worked with Booker T. Washington at the Tuskegee Institute. After Tuskegee, he taught at the University of Chicago from 1914 to 1933, where he played a leading role in the development of the Chicago School of sociology. Park is noted for his work in human ecology, race relations, human migration, cultural assimilation, social movements, and social disorganization.

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Heidelberg University
Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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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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Michigan State University
Michigan State University

Public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States

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    Influence Rankings by Discipline

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    #19 World Rank #9 USA Rank
    Criminal Justice
    #64 World Rank #25 USA Rank
    Sociology
    #101 World Rank #74 USA Rank
    Communications
    #2585 World Rank #927 USA Rank
    Biology
    #20830 World Rank #5048 USA Rank
    Literature