Joan Wallach Scott

1941 - Today

Joan Wallach Scott

Joan Wallach Scott (born December 18, 1941) is an American historian of France with contributions in gender history. She is a Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science in the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Scott is known for her work in feminist history and gender theory, engaging post-structural theory on these topics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Wallach Scott has received more than 210,338 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 218th most popular historian.

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  • 210k

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  • 47.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among historians, Joan Wallach Scott ranks 218 out of 292Before her are Peter Brown, Alexander Kazhdan, İlber Ortaylı, Richard N. Frye, Stéphane Courtois, and Gerhard Friedrich Müller. After her are Frederick Jackson Turner, George Cœdès, William H. Prescott, Ernest Lavisse, Stephen E. Ambrose, and Gustave Lanson.

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Among people born in 1941, Joan Wallach Scott ranks 260Before her are Paul Kantner, Eric Braeden, Christopher Hogwood, Angelo Domenghini, David Crystal, and Pak Seung-zin. After her are Wilfrid Napier, Hipólito Mejía, Sean S. Cunningham, Sally Kirkland, Stavros Dimas, and Ibrahim Babangida.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joan Wallach Scott ranks 4,322 out of 12,171Before her are Lenny Bruce (1925), Glenn Danzig (1955), John Garfield (1913), Nick Carter (1980), Chuck Daly (1930), and Kristen Wiig (1973). After her are Phil McGraw (1950), Daniel Baldwin (1960), Nick Cassavetes (1959), Ambrose Burnside (1824), David Brin (1950), and Sara Teasdale (1884).

Among HISTORIANS In United States

Among historians born in United States, Joan Wallach Scott ranks 12Before her are Howard Zinn (1922), Donald Keene (1922), Barbara W. Tuchman (1912), Drew Gilpin Faust (1947), Natalie Zemon Davis (1928), and Richard N. Frye (1920). After her are Frederick Jackson Turner (1861), William H. Prescott (1796), Stephen E. Ambrose (1936), Daniel J. Boorstin (1914), Deborah Lipstadt (1947), and Efraim Zuroff (1948).