#11448 Overall Influence

Steven Shapin

American sociologist


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Steven Shapin is an American historian and sociologist of science. He is the Franklin L. Ford Research Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University. He is considered one of the earliest scholars on the sociology of scientific knowledge, and is credited with creating new approaches. He has won many awards, including the 2014 George Sarton Medal of the History of Science Society for career contributions to the field.


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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

University of California, San Diego

Public university in La Jolla, California, United States

University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reed College

Private liberal arts college in Portland, Oregon

University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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How’s this person influential?
#407 World Rank
#1359 World Rank