Throughout history, there have been many women sociologists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female sociologists such as Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Alva Myrdal, Emily Greene Balch, Hannah Arendt, Judith Butler.The women sociologists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Charlotte Perkins GilmanCharlotte Perkins Gilman
03 July 1860, American
Writer
Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
31 January 1902, Swedish
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Emily Greene BalchEmily Greene Balch
08 January 1867, American
Social Activist

Judith ButlerJudith Butler
24 February 1956, American
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher,

Buchi EmechetaBuchi Emecheta
21 July 1944, Nigerian
Writer, Novelist, Sociologist, Playwright, Editor,

Marjorie Merriweather PostMarjorie Merriweather Post
15 March 1887, American
Socialite
Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
07 October 1934, German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist

Alva BelmontAlva Belmont
17 January 1853, American
socialite

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
05 June 1887, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

Frances PerkinsFrances Perkins
10 April 1880, American
politician, sociologist
Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802, British
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,

Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
28 November 1936, American
Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer,
Eve Kosofsky SedgwickEve Kosofsky Sedgwick
02 May 1950, American
Academic Scholar

Patricia Hill CollinsPatricia Hill Collins
01 May 1948, American
Philosopher, Sociologist, University teacher,

Theda SkocpolTheda Skocpol
04 May 1947, American
Historian, Political scientist, Sociology,
Faye WattletonFaye Wattleton
08 July 1943, American
Midwife, Registered nurse, Author, News presenter

Alexis HermanAlexis Herman
16 July 1947, American
Politician, Sociologist
Nancy ChodorowNancy Chodorow
20 January 1944, American
Psychologist, Writer, Sociologist

Pınar SelekPınar Selek
08 October 1971, Turkish
Writer, Sociologist, Human rights activist,