Albion Woodbury Small

Albion Woodbury Small (May 11, 1854 – March 24, 1926) founded the first independent Department of Sociology in the United States at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1892. He was influential in the establishment of sociology as a valid field of academic study.[1]

Albion Woodbury Small
10th President of Colby College
In office
1889–1892
Preceded byGeorge Dana Boardman Pepper
Succeeded byBeniah Longley Whitman
Personal details
Born(1854-05-11)May 11, 1854
Buckfield, Maine
DiedFebruary 12, 1926(1926-02-12) (aged 71)
Chicago, Illinois
Alma materColby College, 1876
ProfessionSociologist
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