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
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,

Princess María Teresa of Bourbon-ParmaPrincess María Teresa of Bourbon-Parma
28 July 1933, Spanish, French
Political Scientist

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
07 October 1934, German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist
Alva BelmontAlva Belmont
17 January 1853, American

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

Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
28 November 1936, American
Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer,
Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802, British
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,

Beatrice WebbBeatrice Webb
22 January 1858, British
Eve Kosofsky SedgwickEve Kosofsky Sedgwick
02 May 1950, American
Academic Scholar

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

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

Theda SkocpolTheda Skocpol
04 May 1947, American
Historian, Political scientist, Sociology,

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

Faye WattletonFaye Wattleton
08 July 1943, American
Midwife, Registered nurse, Author, News presenter

Jessie BernardJessie Bernard
08 June 1903, American

Elsie Clews ParsonsElsie Clews Parsons
27 November 1875, American
Kate Waller BarrettKate Waller Barrett
24 January 1857, American

Helen LyndHelen Lynd
17 March 1896, American
Pınar SelekPınar Selek
08 October 1971, Turkish
Writer, Sociologist, Human rights activist,

Alice S. RossiAlice S. Rossi
24 September 1922, American

Elaine BrodyElaine Brody
04 December 1922, American