#371 Overall Influence

Robert K. Merton

American sociologist

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Robert King Merton was an American sociologist who is considered a founding father of modern sociology, and a major contributor to the subfield of criminology. He spent most of his career teaching at Columbia University, where he attained the rank of University Professor. In 1994 he was awarded the National Medal of Science for his contributions to the field and for having founded the sociology of science.

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Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

Tulane University

Private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Temple University

Public research university in Philadelphia, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#7 World Rank
Sociology
#277 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1631 World Rank
Nursing
#3092 World Rank
Anthropology
#4255 World Rank
Political Science
#4776 World Rank
Psychology
#5255 World Rank
Economics
#7578 World Rank
Philosophy
#8600 World Rank
History
#9978 World Rank
Mathematics
#13253 World Rank
Computer Science
#15339 World Rank
Physics
#24063 World Rank
Medical
#25814 World Rank
Chemistry
#29297 World Rank
Law
#33971 World Rank
Literature
#45128 World Rank
Biology
#58491 World Rank
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