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World Scientist and University Social Sciences / Sociology Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index analyzes academic studies from 119 countries, 1554 universities/institutions, and 4.969 scientists by using numerous criteria to present results to be used for the evaluation of productivity and efficiency by individuals and institutions. In addition to sorting by the “total H-index” you can find here, you can examine several rankings and analyses by the "last 6 years H-index", "total i10 index", "last 6 years' i10 index", "total number of citations", and “last 6 years’ citations”. Please read the methodology section for “Limitations and Possible Reasons Why a Scientist Is Not on This List”. Click for individual or institutional registration.

AD Scientific Index - World Scientist Rankings - 2023 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University / Institution Country Region World Name Country University / Institution Subject Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total
1 575 617 1336
United States University of New Hampshire University of New Hampshire Social Sciences / Sociology

child maltreatment | criminology | victimology |

152 85 0.559 360 270 0.750 111914 30186 0.270
10 692 740 1556
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | Demography |

145 84 0.579 419 280 0.668 115052 31412 0.273
6 759 811 1694
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Sociology

Life Course | Sociology |

142 70 0.493 323 204 0.632 93118 23142 0.249
2 1112 1184 2344
United States University of New Hampshire University of New Hampshire Social Sciences / Sociology

criminology | family | measurement |

131 57 0.435 336 174 0.518 95393 16066 0.168
19 1146 1220 2408
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | immigration | development | migration | social capital |

130 73 0.562 395 221 0.559 148518 33781 0.227
2 1309 1400 2726
United States University of Miami University of Miami Social Sciences / Sociology

criminological theory | criminal careers | quantitative research methods |

127 82 0.646 502 429 0.855 57492 25705 0.447
37 1316 1407 2742
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | punishment | social theory | embodiment | ethnography |

126 84 0.667 459 273 0.595 120950 40773 0.337
1 244 1054 2967
United Kingdom University of Chester University of Chester Social Sciences / Sociology

Wellbeing | Care | Foucault | Health and Social Care | Age |

124 66 0.532 940 527 0.561 57940 21090 0.364
25 1792 1924 3694
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Sociology

117 45 0.385 288 144 0.500 59969 8150 0.136
1 18 81 3936
Mexico Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociología | Antropología | Feminismo | Teatro | Danza Folclórica |

115 75 0.652 379 251 0.662 82462 27783 0.337

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5 420 1656 4885
United Kingdom Lancaster University Lancaster University Social Sciences / Sociology

Political economy | social theory | state theory | governance |

109 70 0.642 341 221 0.648 70258 20660 0.294
6 432 1708 5025
United Kingdom Lancaster University Lancaster University Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | mobility |

108 65 0.602 311 186 0.598 130419 38050 0.292
6 2860 3084 5911
United States University of Georgia University of Georgia Social Sciences / Sociology

medical sociology | life course | criminology | family | race |

104 56 0.538 232 194 0.836 42947 11853 0.276
13 2923 3152 6026
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Sociology

103 63 0.612 174 133 0.764 62470 15707 0.251
57 3040 3290 6287
United States University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology and Demography of the Family |

102 47 0.461 214 114 0.533 46596 6907 0.148
148 3113 3368 6432
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology of education | organization theory | globalization |

101 57 0.564 227 136 0.599 105824 26477 0.250
11 590 2250 6688
United Kingdom London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | medical sociology | implementation science | science and technology studies | health services research |

101 62 0.614 277 196 0.708 32544 15286 0.470
47 3294 3563 6794
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Sociology

family | inequality | poverty |

100 48 0.480 244 135 0.553 46893 10506 0.224
4 3452 3740 7120
United States University of Texas San Antonio University of Texas San Antonio Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology of religion | social psychology of health and illness | sociology of family | race and ethnicity |

99 57 0.576 196 174 0.888 38325 11173 0.292
46 650 2439 7228
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology |

98 64 0.653 234 157 0.671 125460 34362 0.274
41 3634 3942 7503
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | entrepreneurship | organizations | social inequality | organizational sociology |

97 55 0.567 198 125 0.631 78695 18416 0.234
113 761 2855 8455
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | Social Inequality | Social Mobility |

94 55 0.585 187 126 0.674 53424 12891 0.241
28 327 346 8467
Australia University of New South Wales University of New South Wales Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | sociology of health and illness | digital media | internet studies | risk |

94 75 0.798 255 204 0.800 49166 21077 0.429
28 4225 4582 8800
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Social Sciences / Sociology

climate change | human ecology | environmental sociology | macro energy systems |

93 66 0.710 200 146 0.730 73518 29614 0.403
29 4230 4587 8806
United States University of Maryland University of Maryland Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociological Theory | globalization | consumption | prosumption |

93 61 0.656 253 160 0.632 69781 23786 0.341
34 4233 4590 8813
United States Northwestern University Northwestern University Social Sciences / Sociology

research methods | evaluation | social psychology |

93 48 0.516 299 139 0.465 66283 19483 0.294
75 4402 4777 9183
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Sociology

global value chains | industrial governance | economic and social upgrading | private governance |

92 61 0.663 262 169 0.645 63545 22743 0.358
35 4697 5101 9774
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Sociology

hormones and behavior | family sociology |

91 37 0.407 154 98 0.636 32213 5389 0.167
89 4961 5383 10354
United States Yale University Yale University Social Sciences / Sociology

cultural sociology | politics | performance | civil society | The Strong Program |

89 52 0.584 266 166 0.624 45866 14217 0.310
47 5853 6373 12298
United States Northwestern University Northwestern University Social Sciences / Sociology

Social Psychology | Culture | Ethnographic Methods | Theory | Folklore |

85 49 0.576 251 144 0.574 30988 8429 0.272
2 1117 4182 12586
United Kingdom University of Stirling University of Stirling Social Sciences / Sociology

85 51 0.600 229 163 0.712 22570 8383 0.371
147 6000 6538 12610
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Sociology

Conversation analysis |

84 56 0.667 122 99 0.811 100943 24719 0.245
77 6265 6830 13187
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology of culture | economic sociology | stratification | organizations |

83 50 0.602 165 104 0.630 132917 37662 0.283
65 6563 7152 13818
United States University of Chicago University of Chicago Social Sciences / Sociology

social networks | sexuality | organizational analysis | social stratification | political sociology |

82 49 0.598 197 107 0.543 52893 12237 0.231
73 6825 7440 14409
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | Work | Organizations | Stratification | Labor Markets |

81 51 0.630 171 103 0.602 44790 14421 0.322
78 6835 7450 14426
United States University of Wisconsin Madison University of Wisconsin Madison Social Sciences / Sociology

Marxism | class | political economy | political sociology | theory |

81 48 0.593 205 120 0.585 42363 12030 0.284
2 647 4823 14444
Italy European University Institute European University Institute Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | family | social stratification | education | statistical methods |

81 44 0.543 298 147 0.493 38076 9100 0.239
12 1292 4832 14477
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | Inequality | Cultural sociology |

81 53 0.654 253 140 0.553 34366 12327 0.359
20 6874 7492 14501
United States University of Oregon University of Oregon Social Sciences / Sociology

Political Economy | Environmental Sociology | Marxism |

81 50 0.617 305 178 0.584 32837 14035 0.427
2 1397 5218 15711
United Kingdom Goldsmiths University of London Goldsmiths University of London Social Sciences / Sociology

qualitative research |

79 38 0.481 206 106 0.515 102903 29601 0.288

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5 7453 8120 15774
United States City University of New York City University of New York Social Sciences / Sociology

Bilingual Education | Bilingualism | Sociology of Language | US Spanish |

79 64 0.810 191 159 0.832 40491 26721 0.660
184 1415 5271 15873
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Sociology

electoral behaviour | social inequality | ethnicity |

79 44 0.557 243 136 0.560 31372 7518 0.240
7 7508 8178 15882
United States University of New Hampshire University of New Hampshire Social Sciences / Sociology

79 57 0.722 131 115 0.878 30621 14349 0.469
131 7535 8207 15939
United States University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Social Sciences / Sociology

Demography |

79 41 0.519 197 115 0.584 28634 6583 0.230
308 7700 8390 16373
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology of organizations | economic sociology | networks | governance | institutions |

78 53 0.679 182 110 0.604 163632 42642 0.261
68 1481 5518 16607
United Kingdom University of Manchester University of Manchester Social Sciences / Sociology

78 50 0.641 241 187 0.776 28354 11239 0.396
11 8021 8749 17111
United States Washington State University Pullman Washington State University Pullman Social Sciences / Sociology

survey methods | research methods |

77 41 0.532 191 109 0.571 93196 19417 0.208
82 8026 8754 17129
United States University of California Irvine University of California Irvine Social Sciences / Sociology

Immigration | race and ethnicity | transition to adulthood | inequality | sociology |

77 44 0.571 171 96 0.561 59381 14225 0.240
68 534 5838 17533
Netherlands University of Groningen University of Groningen Social Sciences / Sociology

Microfoundations for the social sciences | Governance in organizations | workings of social norms | self-regulation |

77 48 0.623 163 106 0.650 23299 7884 0.338
79 819 874 17889
Australia University of Sydney University of Sydney Social Sciences / Sociology

migration | citizenship | race | ethnciity |

76 44 0.579 207 114 0.551 50461 15286 0.303
92 9017 9863 19506
United States University of California Irvine University of California Irvine Social Sciences / Sociology

Collective Behavior and Social Movements. Homelessness | Culture | Framing Processes | Qualitative Methods |

74 45 0.608 164 103 0.628 82303 23056 0.280
217 9020 9866 19510
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | Economic Development | Politics of Globalization |

74 43 0.581 203 93 0.458 67441 14694 0.218
219 9039 9886 19544
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Sociology

Capitalism | Socialism | Marxism | Ethnography | Public Sociology |

74 44 0.595 189 117 0.619 44329 11915 0.269
18 1764 6570 19577
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Social Sciences / Sociology

Gender | empowerment | poverty |

74 48 0.649 199 131 0.658 36928 14225 0.385
92 9059 9910 19589
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Sociology

Social Inequality and Health | Fertility | Family |

74 53 0.716 194 150 0.773 34712 14700 0.423

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30 1807 6723 20002
United Kingdom London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | HIV | hepatitis | drugs | addiction |

74 46 0.622 242 153 0.632 21733 7742 0.356
8 55 84 20062
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Social Sciences / Sociology

Maternal and child health | life course development | child and adolescent development | global mental health | global health |

74 57 0.770 250 216 0.864 21068 12450 0.591
13 1843 6862 20409
United Kingdom University of Sussex University of Sussex Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | sociological theory | social theory | political sociology | social psychology |

73 42 0.575 208 96 0.462 123153 29500 0.240
93 9460 10371 20548
United States University of Texas Austin University of Texas Austin Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | health | well-being | aging |

73 43 0.589 104 76 0.731 30520 7602 0.249
88 9548 10470 20736
United States Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Social Sciences / Sociology

mental health | social support | stress | health disparities |

73 40 0.548 111 85 0.766 24127 5746 0.238
85 658 7157 21293
Netherlands University of Groningen University of Groningen Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | adolescence | social networks | bullying | peer relations |

73 55 0.753 177 153 0.864 17003 8774 0.516
233 9845 10800 21429
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Sociology

Social statistics | Goodman and Kruskal's lambda | Goodman and Kruskal's gamma |

72 26 0.361 126 53 0.421 37822 6733 0.178
234 9853 10808 21440
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Sociology

n |

72 37 0.514 171 79 0.462 35546 6861 0.193
100 9886 10846 21502
United States New York University New York University Social Sciences / Sociology

Gender | Family | Sexuality | Inequality |

72 44 0.611 149 101 0.678 30247 9784 0.323
100 9917 10880 21567
United States University of Texas Austin University of Texas Austin Social Sciences / Sociology

children and youth | education | family | health | immigration |

72 54 0.750 149 136 0.913 27038 12013 0.444
196 1981 7400 22003
United Kingdom University College London University College London Social Sciences / Sociology

social determinants of health |

72 37 0.514 155 100 0.645 19309 4906 0.254
56 703 7732 22953
Netherlands VU University of Amsterdam VU University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | Social Gerontology | Personal Networks | Loneliness | Aging |

71 46 0.648 164 126 0.768 19912 9354 0.470
3 1032 7895 23439
Italy Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Milano Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Milano Social Sciences / Sociology

Social demography | social stratification | comparative social policy | family dynamics |

70 38 0.543 203 96 0.473 95431 22401 0.235
4 10740 11777 23508
United States CUNY Graduate Center CUNY Graduate Center Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | immigration | race/ethnicity | urban sociology | demography |

70 42 0.600 139 85 0.612 35848 9590 0.268
19 2108 7924 23524
United Kingdom Lancaster University Lancaster University Social Sciences / Sociology

social practice | energy demand | consumption | everyday life |

70 52 0.743 135 92 0.681 33620 15616 0.464
3 1108 1185 23528
Australia University of Canberra University of Canberra Social Sciences / Sociology

Political Sociology | Governance | Public Policy | Political Science. |

70 40 0.571 182 106 0.582 33177 9039 0.272
10 2114 7945 23578
United Kingdom Brunel University Brunel University Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | health | health care | end-of-life care | social research methods |

70 38 0.543 155 98 0.632 28844 8515 0.295
5 1042 7986 23710
Italy European University Institute European University Institute Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | welfare state | family | generations |

70 34 0.486 182 84 0.462 24163 5412 0.224
97 11198 12299 24615
United States Emory University Emory University Social Sciences / Sociology

Mental health | flourishing | languishing | happiness | mental illness |

69 52 0.754 113 102 0.903 61354 31086 0.507
273 2209 8315 24632
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Sociology

medical sociology | primary care | health services research |

69 46 0.667 148 110 0.743 46645 16860 0.361
15 2215 8342 24711
United Kingdom University of Surrey University of Surrey Social Sciences / Sociology

social simulation | agent-based modelling | computational sociology | innovation networks | policy evaluation |

69 33 0.478 188 90 0.479 31246 7391 0.237
118 11275 12384 24774
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Sociology

69 34 0.493 132 76 0.576 27341 6834 0.250
119 11304 12415 24824
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | Demography | Social Statistics | Research Methods | China |

69 51 0.739 179 142 0.793 25380 12365 0.487
228 11342 12457 24904
United States Columbia University New York Columbia University New York Social Sciences / Sociology

Anthropology | Public Health | HIV/AIDS | sexuality |

69 42 0.609 218 123 0.564 23137 6408 0.277
2 19 320 25019
Chile Universidad Diego Portales Universidad Diego Portales Social Sciences / Sociology

Higher education | Political economy of education | Policy and cultural analysis |

69 35 0.507 317 124 0.391 20970 5582 0.266
3 11423 12545 25084
United States Bowling Green State University Bowling Green State University Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | Criminology | Qualitative Methods |

69 42 0.609 131 112 0.855 20007 6501 0.325
21 1224 1306 25629
Australia Deakin University Deakin University Social Sciences / Sociology

Medication Safety | Healthcare Communication | Patient Participation | Transitions of Care |

69 40 0.580 253 200 0.791 15159 6859 0.452
105 2322 8756 25929
United Kingdom University of Manchester University of Manchester Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology |

68 41 0.603 141 81 0.574 26240 9258 0.353
36 11778 12952 25981
United States Indiana University Bloomington Indiana University Bloomington Social Sciences / Sociology

medical sociology | mental illness | social networks | stigma | suicide |

68 46 0.676 127 94 0.740 24186 9820 0.406
201 12203 13434 27018
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | economic sociology | social networks | social capital | china |

67 43 0.642 113 76 0.673 58701 15607 0.266
2 12218 13449 27041
United States Marquette University Marquette University Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology |

67 39 0.582 120 79 0.658 41769 10968 0.263
128 12223 13454 27049
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Sociology

Social Movements | Media studies |

67 37 0.552 114 85 0.746 40239 10115 0.251
96 12230 13461 27059
United States Texas A&M University Texas A&M University Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | ethnic studies | race relations |

67 41 0.612 181 93 0.514 37881 10498 0.277
57 12296 13537 27198
United States University of California Riverside University of California Riverside Social Sciences / Sociology

Theory | Evolution | Emotions | Institutions | and Interpersonal Behavior |

67 42 0.627 193 102 0.528 24661 6926 0.281
71 12352 13594 27310
United States Purdue University Purdue University Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | gerontology | life course epidemiology | health disparities | victimization |

67 40 0.597 140 99 0.707 22034 6809 0.309

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253 12702 13980 28245
United States Columbia University New York Columbia University New York Social Sciences / Sociology

Urban sociology | ethnicity | popular culture | community studies | mass media |

66 35 0.530 182 81 0.445 47920 8416 0.176
10 1284 9645 28443
Germany Universität Bielefeld Universität Bielefeld Social Sciences / Sociology

migration | transnationalization | citizenship | development |

66 42 0.636 182 110 0.604 24351 8533 0.350
128 13222 14577 29557
United States University of Chicago University of Chicago Social Sciences / Sociology

Critical urban theory | urbanization | geopolitical economy | urban political ecology |

65 57 0.877 101 85 0.842 53072 21323 0.402
25 241 392 29585
Brazil Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociologia | Sociologia do trabalho |

65 45 0.692 183 123 0.672 38710 14199 0.367
66 13235 14590 29588
United States Stony Brook University Stony Brook University Social Sciences / Sociology

masculinities | gender | gender equality |

65 42 0.646 178 100 0.562 37648 11279 0.300
266 13268 14628 29673
United States Columbia University New York Columbia University New York Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | poverty | criminal justice | incarceration | research methods |

65 46 0.708 111 85 0.766 28077 11245 0.401
128 13408 14788 29997
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Sociology

Fertility | Family | Social Demography |

65 38 0.585 115 75 0.652 19042 4282 0.225
4 2754 10531 30960
United Kingdom Goldsmiths University of London Goldsmiths University of London Social Sciences / Sociology

consumer culture | social theory | globalization | the body | the super-rich |

64 39 0.609 141 74 0.525 47823 8640 0.181
135 14109 15591 31818
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Sociology

Demography | Mortality | Population Health |

64 43 0.672 134 99 0.739 15436 5271 0.341
151 14218 15713 32147
United States University of Texas Austin University of Texas Austin Social Sciences / Sociology

mortality | morbidity | survival models | aging |

64 41 0.641 120 85 0.708 13750 5070 0.369