Category Archives: Citation analysis

Urban/City Planning Google Scholar Profiles from Around the World

The following is a list of all Google Scholar Profiles with areas of interest labeled as “Urban Planning,” “Urban and Regional Planning,” “City Planning,” “Spatial Planning,” and “Regional Planning” by profile owners. Those not using these particular terms will not … Continue reading

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2021 Google Scholar Citation Profiles

2021 Google Scholar Citation Profiles. A searchable and sortable list of 703 U.S. and Canadian urban planning faculty with Google Scholar Citation Profiles (as of March 9, 2021). Continue reading

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Urban Planning Scholarly Citations: Update 2021

The updated citation numbers and H-indices for planning faculty are now available. My 2021 database includes 109 schools in the U.S. and Canada with 1,066 tenure track faculty. The citation data are drawn from Google Scholar Citation Profiles, with 701 of … Continue reading

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2020 Urban Planning Scholarly Citations: An Update

I just finished the process of updating faculty rosters for planning programs – thanks to many department/program chairs. Along with doing that, I updated the citation numbers and H-indices for individual faculty members. My 2020 database includes 109 schools in … Continue reading

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2020 Planning Faculty Citation Updates

I just posted the newest citation numbers at: http://scholarmetrics.com/ I’m asking program chairs to review the faculty rosters before I post anything else about the results. If you spot something that needs to be changed, please let me know at: … Continue reading

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UK and Ireland Planning Faculty Citations

*** Update 4/10/2020 *** Thanks to Alasdair Rae for providing updated faculty roster information for the University of Sheffield. I managed to miss several of their faculty and have added them to the table below. ************ I recently collected Google … Continue reading

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Age of Urban Planning Program Faculty and Citation Activity (cont.)

Bruce Stiftel commented, “Seeing this with Program as the unit of analysis is really interesting. It would also be of interest to see a similar analysis with the individual faculty as unit of analysis.” Below is the chart showing individual … Continue reading

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Age of Urban Planning Program Faculty and Citation Activity

When I compare citation activity for urban planning faculties (i.e., departments), I usually use the median of total faculty citations. Faculties are generally small and there tends to be an outlier among them. A question that arises is whether more … Continue reading

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The Most Frequently Cited Topics in Urban Planning Scholarship

Abstract Analyses of faculty citation activity usually focus on counts as a function of author characteristics, such as rank, gender, previous citation levels, and other factors influencing productivity and career path. Citation analyses of publications consider aspects, such as the … Continue reading

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Citations by Publication Year for Urban Planning Faculty

The 659 urban planning faculty with Google Scholar Citation Profiles (as of 12/8/2019) list 29,398 publications, an average of about 45 publications per faculty member (publications were only counted once even though approximately 2,000 were co-authored with other planning faculty). … Continue reading

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