The Most Influential Policy Academics Are at NYU Steinhardt According to 2015 Edu-Scholar Ranking

Steinhardt faculty members top the list as the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2015 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, published by Rick Hess, Education Week blogger.

The Education Week rankings list 200 scholars whose ideas move from academic journals into the public discourse.  Faculty are evaluated according to the number of books published and Amazon ranking; number of mentions in the press, blogs and the Congressional Record; Twitter Klout score; and Google Scholar score, which calculates citations of the scholar’s work.

Steinhardt faculty members on the Edu-Scholar Public Influence list are

Diane Ravitch (#1)
Pedro Noguera (#11)
Jonathan Zimmerman (#26)
Richard Arum (#47)
Hirokazu Yoshikawa (#60)
Okhee Lee (#111)
Dominic Brewer (#120)
Joshua Aronson (#132)
Jennifer Jennings (#199)

“Simply being included among the 200 ranked scholars is an honor, given the tens of thousands who might be included,” Hess said.