Furman University

Furman University

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United States Established: 1826 Scholars: 1
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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Political Science discipline and affiliated with Furman University. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Furman University is 21 with a mean value for the h-index of 21.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Furman University is 106 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 106.00.


Furman University

Furman University is a private liberal arts university in Greenville, South Carolina. It was established in 1826 as the Furman Academy and Theological Institution before it became a secular university in 1992. It is the oldest private university in South Carolina. With a student body that comes from more than 40 states and over 50 foreign countries, Furman is regarded as one of the top private universities in Greenville County.

Furman University Key Statistics

Furman is composed of several academic departments. These include the Art Department, the Biology Department, the Department of Asian Studies, and the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Sustainability. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in history, education, economics, and computer science.

It has a student population of more than 2,700, including over 2,600 undergraduates and roughly 115 postgraduates. The university also employs over 300 academic staff members across its 40-acre campus, which is composed of several academic buildings. These buildings include the Bell Tower, the David E. Shi Center for Sustainability, and the Cherrydale Alumni House.

Other Furman University key statistics are its wide range of academic and administrative facilities that include the Timmons Arena, the Cliffs Cottage, the Place of Peace, the Janie Earle Furman Rose Garden, and the James B. Duke Library, which houses the South Carolina Poetry Archives and the South Carolina Baptist Historical Collection.

Furman University Research

Furman is an active research institution. It is funded by Furman’s Office of Undergraduate Research, the Office of Integrative Research in the Sciences, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission. On average, it allocates a grant aid of $29,884 to its research teams.

Its top three research fields are psychology, chemistry, and medicine. Furman University researchers have also attended global research conferences and symposiums, such as SIGCSE: Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, LAGOS: Latin-American Algorithms, Graphs and Optimization Symposium, and NIME: New Interfaces for Musical Expression.

The university’s most cited research work is Einstein and McDaniel’s (1990) “Normal aging and prospective memory,” which was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition and has 1,780 citations to date. Furman’s second most popular research work is Carroll et al.’s (2005) “Chromosome-wide mapping of estrogen receptor binding reveals long-range regulation requiring the forkhead protein FoxA1,” which was published in Cell and has been cited 1,423 times so far.

Meanwhile, its third most cited research work is McDaniel and Einstein’s (2000) “Strategic and automatic processes in prospective memory retrieval: A multiprocess framework.” This article, which talks about prospective memory situations involving the formation of intentions and realization of those intentions at some appropriate time in the future, was published in Applied Cognitive Psychology and has so far been cited 1,282 times by students and research professionals worldwide.

In addition, there are also several interactive Furman University research centers and institutes. These include the Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities, the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Furman Humanities Center, the Charles H. Townes Science Center, and the Center for Applied Sustainability Research.

You can also learn more about the educational performance of Furman University in our ranking of US universities & colleges.

D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
1269 World 649 National
James L. Guth

James L. Guth

Furman University, United States
D-index 21 Citations 3,447 106

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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