Norman Finkelstein

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Norman Finkelstein

Norman Gary Finkelstein (; born December 8, 1953) is an American political scientist, activist, professor, and author. His primary fields of research are the Israeli–Palestinian conflict and the politics of the Holocaust. He is a graduate of Binghamton University and received his Ph.D. in political science at Princeton University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norman Finkelstein has received more than 870,101 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 21st most popular political scientist.

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  • 3.72

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Among political scientists, Norman Finkelstein ranks 21 out of 26Before him are Joseph Nye, David Easton, Aleksandr Dugin, Robert D. Putnam, Muhammad Asad, and Arend Lijphart. After him are Leonard Hobhouse, William Graham Sumner, John Mearsheimer, Robert Keohane, and Ilan Pappé.

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Among people born in 1953, Norman Finkelstein ranks 124Before him are Grete Waitz, Đorđe Balašević, Annemarie Moser-Pröll, Shavarsh Karapetyan, Leonel Fernández, and Barry Sonnenfeld. After him are Franz Klammer, Kathleen Kennedy, Wim Mertens, Midge Ure, Ernest Bai Koroma, and Sophie Calle.

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Among people born in United States, Norman Finkelstein ranks 3,754 out of 12,171Before him are Arthur Melvin Okun (1928), Wil Wheaton (1972), Christopher Cross (1951), Elizabeth McGovern (1961), Earl Warren (1891), and Joe Dallesandro (1948). After him are Lisa Edelstein (1966), Wayne Knight (1955), L. Sprague de Camp (1907), George Dewey (1837), Willa Cather (1873), and Alvin York (1887).


Among political scientists born in United States, Norman Finkelstein ranks 8Before him are Francis Fukuyama (1952), Harold Lasswell (1902), Robert A. Dahl (1915), Gene Sharp (1928), Joseph Nye (1937), and Robert D. Putnam (1941). After him are William Graham Sumner (1840), John Mearsheimer (1947), and Robert Keohane (1941).

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