Robert K. Merton

#362
Most Influential Person

American sociologist

Why Is Robert K. Merton Influential?

According to Wikipedia, 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 served as the 47th President of the American Sociological Association. 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.

Robert K. Merton's Published Works

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