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American Sociological Association

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded 1905 and "dedicated to serving sociologists in their work, advancing sociology as a science and profession, and promoting the contributions and use of sociology to society."

Official Website:
http://www.asanet.org/

Founding Date:
1905

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Daniel Bell
Sociologist
10-May-1919 25-Jan-2011 The End of Ideology
Ernest Burgess
Sociologist
16-May-1886 27-Dec-1966 Introduction to the Science of Sociology
James S. Coleman
Sociologist
12-May-1926 25-Mar-1995 Foundations of Social Theory
Charles Cooley
Educator
17-Aug-1864 8-May-1929 Looking-glass self
E. Franklin Frazier
Sociologist
24-Sep-1894 17-May-1962 Black Bourgeoisie
Todd Gitlin
Educator
6-Jan-1943   Journalism professor, social critic
Erving Goffman
Sociologist
11-Jun-1922 19-Nov-1982 The Presentation of Self
Melissa Harris-Perry
Author
c. 1972   Barbershops, Bibles, and BET
Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Sociologist
c. 1943   Mother of on-line education
Seymour M. Lipset
Sociologist
18-Mar-1922 31-Dec-2006 American Exceptionalism
Robert Morrison MacIver
Sociologist
17-Apr-1882 15-Jun-1970 The Web of Government
Robert K. Merton
Sociologist
4-Jul-1910 23-Feb-2003 On the Shoulders of Giants
Robert E. Park
Sociologist
14-Feb-1864 7-Feb-1944 Race and Culture
Talcott Parsons
Sociologist
13-Dec-1902 8-May-1979 The Structure of Social Action
Frances Fox Piven
Activist
10-Oct-1932   Regulating The Poor
William Graham Sumner
Educator
30-Oct-1840 12-Apr-1910 Laissez faire sociologist
Ernest van den Haag
Scholar
15-Sep-1914 21-Mar-2002 Punishing Criminals
Lester Frank Ward
Sociologist
18-Jun-1841 18-Apr-1913 Dynamic Sociology
William Julius Wilson
Sociologist
20-Dec-1935   Poverty in America's inner cities


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