George Washington University

George Washington University

Law and Political science Ranking

United States Established: 1821 Scholars: 17
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Law and Political science discipline and affiliated with George Washington University. There are a total of 17 researchers included with 9 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in George Washington University is 499 with a mean value for the h-index of 29.35. The total sum of publications for top scientists in George Washington University is 1,490 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 87.65.

Overview

George Washington University (GW) is the biggest university in Washington, known for its programs on business, international law, and international affairs. It is classified as an R1: Doctoral University for its high research output and is a member of the Consortium of Universities in the Washington Metropolitan Area and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.
GW is divided into 14 schools and colleges, centering on a variety of fields ranging from engineering and education to law and business. It offers around 93 undergraduate and 232 graduate programs. Besides the aforementioned ones, the most highly regarded courses include social sciences, healthcare, marketing, journalism, management, and engineering. GW also has a high freshman retention rate.
Meanwhile, on the research front, GW conducts research programs in its over 70 centers and institutes, focusing on disciplines like technology, science, global security, policy, and arts and humanities. High priority collaborative studies are concentrated on seven institutional initiatives: autism, computational biology, cybersecurity, global women’s initiative, sustainability, neuroscience, and food studies. The university also manages several sponsored and international research projects.
Spanning 43 acres, the GW’s main campus is relatively near the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the White House. It is home to numerous study spaces, over 10 residence halls, several dining places, and prominent museums including the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Students can join any of the school’s over 450 organizations as well as its athletics program. GW also has a campus in Mount Vernon and Ashburn, Virginia, both of which can easily be accessed through a university shuttle.
Established in 1821, GW was the brainchild of the United States’ first president George Washington and was officially founded by missionary Luther Rice. Washington intended to build a university in the country’s capital, which was enacted by Rice who acquired enough funds for the university’s development. It was initially called the Columbian College before finally being renamed George Washington University in 1904.
As of 2020, GW welcomes around 12,500 undergraduates, 15,300 postgraduate students, and 2,400 teaching staff. It is one of the District of Columbia’s biggest private employers and furnishes over 12,000 opportunities for internships to students. These opportunities include working at the White House, World Bank, and Bloomingdale’s.
GW has also produced esteemed politicians, prominent scholars, and successful professionals in a wide variety of fields. Its notable alumni include Colin Powell (US Secretary of State), Harry Reid (US senator), J. Edgar Hoover (FBI director), Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (US First Lady), Kerry Washington (actress), and Alec Baldwin (actor).
GW aims to further strengthen its competencies in teaching, research, and coursework to better serve its learners and propel its reputation as a world-class institution. It also developed a bustling internship program to link students with high profile potential employers.
World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
36 World 24 National Barry R. Chiswick

Barry R. Chiswick

George Washington University, United States
H-index 65 Citations 22,356 179
100 World 62 National Lee Sigelman

Lee Sigelman

George Washington University, United States
H-index 51 Citations 9,389 156
107 World 67 National Amitai Etzioni

Amitai Etzioni

George Washington University, United States
H-index 50 Citations 16,654 304
238 World 155 National James N. Rosenau

James N. Rosenau

George Washington University, United States
H-index 37 Citations 12,159 91
260 World 171 National Ronald Weitzer

Ronald Weitzer

George Washington University, United States
H-index 35 Citations 10,452 69
495 World 305 National Paul D. Williams

Paul D. Williams

George Washington University, United States
H-index 28 Citations 5,795 105
576 World 346 National Robert M. Entman

Robert M. Entman

George Washington University, United States
H-index 27 Citations 15,631 44
662 World 392 National David Shambaugh

David Shambaugh

George Washington University, United States
H-index 26 Citations 8,372 74
786 World 475 National Forrest Maltzman

Forrest Maltzman

George Washington University, United States
H-index 25 Citations 4,380 47
859 World 516 National Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff

Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff

George Washington University, United States
H-index 24 Citations 5,455 41
1059 World 608 National Henry E. Hale

Henry E. Hale

George Washington University, United States
H-index 23 Citations 5,125 68
1102 World 642 National Silvio Waisbord

Silvio Waisbord

George Washington University, United States
H-index 22 Citations 4,724 70
1196 World 681 National Paul J. Wahlbeck

Paul J. Wahlbeck

George Washington University, United States
H-index 22 Citations 3,257 34
1230 World 696 National John Sides

John Sides

George Washington University, United States
H-index 22 Citations 5,086 53
1416 World 790 National Sarah A. Binder

Sarah A. Binder

George Washington University, United States
H-index 21 Citations 4,830 42
1440 World 785 National Jerrold M. Post

Jerrold M. Post

George Washington University, United States
H-index 21 Citations 2,831 51
1472 World 816 National Harold Wolman

Harold Wolman

George Washington University, United States
H-index 20 Citations 3,657 48
1554 World 874 National Daniel J. Solove

Daniel J. Solove

George Washington University, United States
H-index 20 Citations 9,867 48
1562 World 867 National Clarence N. Stone

Clarence N. Stone

George Washington University, United States
H-index 20 Citations 5,333 57
1589 World 914 National Marlène Laruelle

Marlène Laruelle

George Washington University, United States
H-index 20 Citations 2,765 85

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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