Milton Gordon Sociologist

Milton Gordon (born 1918) is an American sociologist. He is most noted for having devised a theory on the Seven Stages of Assimilation. Dimensions of Ethnic Assimilation: An Empirical Appraisal of Gordon's Typology" Williams, J. Allen Jr. and Ortega, Suzanne T (1990).

Personal details

Date of birth
October 3rd, 1918
United States of America
Places lived
Storrs , Connecticut


1. Columbia University Colleges/University

- 1950 PhD / Sociology

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 $
Official web page
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Columbia University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1919., Sociologist
b. 1918., Sociologist
b. 1923., Sociologist
b. 1922., Sociologist
b. 1930., Sociologist
b. 1956., Sociologist
b. 1884., Sociologist
b. 1941., Sociologist

Written work

1.Assimilation in American Life: The role of race, religion and national origins

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1964. at New York City
1964. by Oxford University Press (288 pages)

Awards won

1965 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Assimilation in American Life: The role of race, religion and national origins Non-Fiction Book
The Cleveland Foundation

1959 Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences, US & Canada

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Social science


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