Published work, scholars, and institutions are increasingly measured in terms of “impact,” or the number of citations attracted. The process is similar to what Google does. So which departments have the highest impact in Communication?
Number of papers,
Citations per paper
University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Michigan
University of Washington
University of Illinois, Urbana
The question (which isn’t answered on the site) is whether they excluded citations from those within the same department. I doubt they did. I wonder what effect this would have on the numbers. In any event, it’s nice to see the old alma not too far from the top.