Category Archives: planning

What is Urban Planning? Evidence from Google Scholar Citation Profiles

My primary interest in tracking citations is not to create a leaderboard of scholars based on their productivity. Instead, I use the information that I assemble to examine what is being published, where it is being published, and how it … Continue reading

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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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Planning Analytics Google Group

This group is for news, announcements, jobs, internships, classes, and resources related to planning analytics. Urban Affairs and Planning is proposing a 12-credit certificate in Planning Analytics which will then convert to a 30-credit masters degree. Please join the discussion.

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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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