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 and Human Development 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.