American Sociologist, The
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

American Sociologist, The

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 00031232, 19364784
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
History: 1973-1975, 1978-1979, 1981, 1987-1996, 2005-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


The American Sociologist publishes papers comments and other writings on topics of professional and disciplinary concern to sociologists. The editors seem papers that examine the intellectual practical and ethical issues that affect the work careers and perspectives of sociologists. In addition the editors especially encourage research and reporting on the ways in which sociological knowledge and skill relate to issues of broad public concern past present and future. Topics might include the uses of sociology in academic and nonacademic settings the training placement and career paths of sociologist structural and ideological dimensions that affect the development of new perspectives in the discipline the ethics of research teaching and practice the application of sociological knowledge and methods in practical problems the historical and interdisciplinary roots of sociological knowledge and the contribution of sociologists to professional and public issues.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

American Sociologist, The
SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

American Sociologist, The
SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

American Sociologist, The
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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American Sociologist, The
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.537 0.767 0.916
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.759 0.965 0.859
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.877 0.713 1.007
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.643 0.835 0.701
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.897 0.752 0.638
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.689 0.561 0.589
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.321 0.454 0.504
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.254 0.457 0.444
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.296 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.52 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.569 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.462 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.51 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.255 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.232 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.358 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.435 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

American Sociologist, The

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History