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Seymour M. Lipset

Seymour M. LipsetAKA Seymour Martin Lipset

Born: 18-Mar-1922
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 31-Dec-2006
Location of death: Arlington, VA
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sociologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American Exceptionalism

Wife: (three children)

    University: BS, City College of New York (1943)
    Teacher: Lecturer, University of Toronto (1946-48)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1948-50)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1949)
    Scholar: Columbia University (1950-56)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley
    Professor: Harvard University (1966-)
    Professor: Stanford University (1975-90)

    American Sociological Association President (1992-93)
    American Political Science Association President (1979-80)
    US Institute of Peace Board of Directors
    American Jewish Committee
    Committee for the Free World Board of Directors
    Hoover Institution
    Stroke 2001 (debilitating)

Author of books:
Agrarian Socialism (1950)
Social Mobility in Industrial Society (1959, with Reinhard Bendix)
Political Man (1960)
The First New Nation (1963)
Class, Status, and Power in Comparative Perspective (1966)
Revolution and Counter Revolution (1968)
The Politics of Unreason (1970, with Earl Raab)
Rebellion in the University (1972)
The Divided Academy (1975, with E. C. Ladd)
The Confidence Gap (1983)
Continental Divide: The Values and Institutions of the United States and Canada (1990)
American Exceptionalism: A Double-Edged Sword (1996)
Jews and the New American Scene (1996, with Earl Raab)

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