Francis Stuart Chapin Writer

Francis Stuart Chapin (3 February 1888 – 7 July 1974) was an American sociologist and educator. He received his bachelor's degree from Columbia University in 1909, as well as his PhD from the same school in 1911. He taught economics at Wellesley College for one year. He then moved to Smith College where he taught sociology and served as department chair (1912–1921). He played an important role in creation of a quantitative, statistical sociology in the United States in the years between World War I and World War II (1920–40). He also served as the 25th President of the American Sociological Association. He was a prime mover in the creation of the Social Science Research Council.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 3rd, 1888
United States of America
Date of death
July 7th, 1974 at age of 86


1. Columbia University Colleges/University

Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Today the university operates seven Columbia Global Centers overseas in Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Paris, Mumbai, Santiago and Nairobi.

Institution info

Type Private university
2012. 8.2 bil. $
Institution colors
116th Street and Broadway, 10027 - New York City, New York
2013. 8,365
2012. 7,814
2010. 7,950
2009. 7,693
2013. 18,568
2012. 18,657
2010. 17,258
2005. 19,672
Acceptance rate
2013. 7.0 %
2013. 6.89 %
2012. 7.4 %
2012. 7.42 %
2010. 10.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 46.8 K $
2012. 47.2 K $
2011. 45.3 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
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Written work

1.Education and the mores

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1911. at New York City

2.An introduction to the study of social evolution

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1915. at New York City
1919. at New York City

3.An historical introduction to social economy

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1917. at New York City

4.Field work and social research

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1920. at New York City

5.Cultural change

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1928. at London

6.Contemporary American institutions

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1935. at London

7.Research memorandum on social work in the Depression

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1937. at New York City

8.Experimental designs in sociological research

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1947. at New York City
1955. at New York City


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