University of Essex
#271 Overall Influence

University of Essex

University in Essex, United Kingdom

The University of Essex is a public research university in Essex, England. It was established in 1963, welcomed its first students in 1964 and received its royal charter in 1965. Essex is a plate glass university, a group of universities which were established in the 1960s. Essex’s motto, ’Thought the harder, heart the keener’, is adapted from the Anglo-Saxon poem The Battle of Maldon.

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What is University of Essex known for?

#44 World Rank
Political Science
#58 World Rank
Economics
#73 World Rank
Computer Science
#85 World Rank
Sociology
#87 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#112 World Rank
Philosophy
#211 World Rank
Psychology
#242 World Rank
Literature
#247 World Rank
Education
#257 World Rank
Business
#341 World Rank
Engineering
#341 World Rank
History
#355 World Rank
Mathematics
#369 World Rank
Religious Studies
#372 World Rank
Law
#383 World Rank
Anthropology
#489 World Rank
Social Work
#499 World Rank
Physics
#524 World Rank
Biology
#573 World Rank
Nursing
#662 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1123 World Rank
Chemistry
#1140 World Rank
Communications

Influential People

Who are University of Essex's Most influential alumni?

University of Essex's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Political Science, Economics, and Computer Science. University of Essex’s most academically influential people include Daniel Libeskind, Ben Okri, and Ernesto Laclau.

Daniel Libeskind
Daniel Libeskind

Polish-American architect

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Ben Okri
Ben Okri

Nigerian writer

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Ernesto Laclau
Ernesto Laclau

Argentine philosopher and political theorist

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Tom Raworth
Tom Raworth

British poet

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Lisa Jardine
Lisa Jardine

British historian

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Chantal Mouffe
Chantal Mouffe

Belgian post-marxist political theorist

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Nuruddin Farah
Nuruddin Farah

Somali writer

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Jean Drèze

Belgian-Indian economist

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David Yates
David Yates

English film director

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Stephen Daldry
Stephen Daldry

British director

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Christophoros A. Pissarides
Christophoros A. Pissarides

British-Cypriot economist

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John Warwick Montgomery

Lawyer, theologian and author

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