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Robert E. Park

Born: Feb 14, 1864

Death: Feb 7, 1944

Birthplace: Harveyville

Nationality: United States

Robert E. Park

Date of Birth : Feb 14, 1864
Date of Death : Feb 7, 1944
Birth Place : Harveyville

Robert Ezra Park was an American urban sociologist who is considered to be one of the most influential figures in early U.S. sociology. From 1905 to 1914 Park worked with Booker T. Washington at the Tuskegee Institute. After Tuskegee, he taught at the University of Chicago, from 1914 to 1933, where he played a leading role in the development of the Chicago School of sociology. Park is noted for his work in human ecology, race relations, migration, assimilation, social movements, and social disorganization.

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  • Robert Ezra Park
  • Robert Park
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