University of Essex
#253 Overall Influence

University of Essex

University in Essex, United Kingdom

About This School

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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’s motto, ’Thought the harder, heart the keener’, is adapted from the Anglo-Saxon poem The Battle of Maldon.

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#44 World Rank
Political Science
#55 World Rank
Economics
#67 World Rank
Computer Science
#80 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#82 World Rank
Sociology
#110 World Rank
Philosophy
#205 World Rank
Psychology
#232 World Rank
Education
#237 World Rank
Business
#247 World Rank
Literature
#322 World Rank
Engineering
#327 World Rank
History
#354 World Rank
Mathematics
#361 World Rank
Religious Studies
#367 World Rank
Law
#379 World Rank
Anthropology
#473 World Rank
Physics
#478 World Rank
Social Work
#512 World Rank
Nursing
#547 World Rank
Biology
#616 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#777 World Rank
Communications
#1015 World Rank
Chemistry

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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Jean Drèze

Belgian-Indian economist

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Stephen Daldry
Stephen Daldry

British director

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David Yates
David Yates

English film director

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John Warwick Montgomery

Lawyer, theologian and author

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Nuruddin Farah
Nuruddin Farah

Somali writer

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Kusuma Karunaratne

Sri Lankan academic

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