Paul Lazarsfeld

Paul Lazarsfeld

Paul Felix Lazarsfeld (February 13, 1901 – August 30, 1976) was one of the major figures in 20th-century American sociology. The founder of Columbia University's Bureau of Applied Social Research, he exerted a tremendous influence over the techniques and the organization of social research. "It is not so much that he was an American sociologist," one colleague said of him after his death, "as it was that he determined what American sociology would be."

Read more about Paul Lazarsfeld:  Influence, Austria, Coming To America, Newark, Columbia, Criticism, Lazarsfeld's Work With Robert K. Merton

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... Lazarsfeld was noted for his ability to forge productive collaborations with a wide range of thinkers ... Both Merton and Lazarsfeld were new faculty members in Columbia University’s Department of Sociology appointed in 1941 ... Merton and his wife came to dinner at the Lazarsfeld’s Manhattan apartment on Saturday evening, 23 November 1941 ...

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