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Theda Skocpol

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Theda Skocpol (born May 4, 1947) is an American sociologist and political scientist, who is currently the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University. She is best known as an advocate of the historical-institutional and comparative approaches, as well as her "state autonomy theory". She has written widely for both popular and academic audiences. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theda Skocpol has received more than 245,609 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Theda Skocpol is the 65th most popular sociologist, the 9,108th most popular biography from United States and the 25th most popular American Sociologist.

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Among sociologists, Theda Skocpol ranks 65 out of 54Before her are Maksim Kovalevsky, Anthony D. Smith, Arlie Russell Hochschild, Jeffrey C. Alexander, Tatyana Zaslavskaya, and Margaret Archer. After her are Loïc Wacquant and Ralph Miliband.

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Among people born in 1947, Theda Skocpol ranks 611Before her are Rói Patursson, Guy Siner, Helena Takalo, Gregg Rolie, Charles Rabemananjara, and Mumtaz. After her are Sally Struthers, Ilona Gusenbauer, Dave Arneson, Volodymyr Troshkin, Siegmar Wätzlich, and Menachem Bello.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Theda Skocpol ranks 9,108 out of 18,182Before her are Aida Turturro (1962), Billy Beane (1962), Robert Creeley (1926), Kurt Wimmer (1964), William R. Day (1849), and Eric Close (1967). After her are Frank Chapman (1864), Peabo Bryson (1951), Haley Lu Richardson (1995), Alicia Witt (1975), Lynn Bari (1913), and Shannon Woodward (1984).

Among SOCIOLOGISTS In United States

Among sociologists born in United States, Theda Skocpol ranks 25Before her are Randall Collins (1941), George Ritzer (1940), Erik Olin Wright (1947), Robert Nisbet (1913), Arlie Russell Hochschild (1940), and Jeffrey C. Alexander (1947).