In recognition of university-based scholars in the United States who are doing the most to shape educational practice and policy, Rick Hess of EducationWeek released the 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings on January 8. In the 2020 ranking, two College of Education faculty members were recognized in the top 25 of most influential scholars. Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology, was ranked ninth. Marc Lamont Hill, Steve Charles Chair in Media, Cities, and Solutions and professor of urban education, was ranked #24. Douglas Webber, associate professor of economics in the College of Liberal Arts, was also included on the list and ranked #186. Congratulations to our faculty on this recognition!

Goldrick-Rab has been ranked on this list of influential education scholars for nine consecutive years. Her previous rankings are as follows:

2019: 6th
2018: 7th
2017: 10th
2016: 13th
2015: 29th
2014: 62nd
2013: 60th
2012: 31st

Read more about the 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.