June 01, 2016

20 Most-Cited International Law Faculty, 2010-2014 (inclusive) (corrected June 1)

 Once again, drawing on the data from the 2015 Sisk study:  

 

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

Jack Goldsmith

Harvard University

1610

54

2

Harold Koh

Yale University

1350

62

3

Curtis Bradley

Duke University

  970

52

4

Philip Alston

New York University

  710

66

5

Andrew Guzman

University of Southern California

  630

49

6

W. Michael Reisman

Yale University

  610

77

7

Jose Alvarez

New York University

  570

61

8

Kal Raustiala

University of California, Los Angeles

  560

50

9

Oona Hathaway

Yale University

  550

44

10

Robert Chesney

University of Texas, Austin

  460

45

 

Alan Sykes

Stanford University

  460

62

12

Laurence Helfer

Duke University

  450

51

13

Ryan Goodman

New York University

  420

46

 

David Kennedy

Harvard University

  420

62

 

Jordan Paust

University of Houston

  420

73

16

Benedict Kingsbury

New York University

  400

55

17

Robert Howse

New York University

  380

58

 

Michael Scharf

Case Western Reserve University

  380

53

 

Bruno Simma

University of Michigan

  380

75

20

Sean Murphy

George Washington University

  370

56

 

Gregory Shaffer

University of California, Irvine

  370

58

   

Runners-up

   
 

Daniel Bodansky

Arizona State University

  350

60

 

Steven Ratner

University of Michigan

  350

57

 

Derek Jinks

University of Texas, Austin

  340

49

 

Peter Spiro

Temple University

  340

55

   

Other highly-cited scholars who work partly in this area

   
 

Eric Posner

University of Chicago

2470

51

 

John Yoo

University of California, Berkeley

1250

49

 


June 1, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink

May 31, 2016

Twenty Most-Cited Constitutional & Public Law Faculty in the United States, 2010-2014 (inclusive) (corrected as of May 31)

Once again, this draws on the data from the 2015 Sisk study.  I have included here some scholars whose work straddles constitutional and administrative law (e.g., Sunstein, Vermeule), but I will do a separate listing that will include administrative law scholars with little or no general constitutional law work in their profile.  As with all these listings, only non-emeritus faculty at U.S. law schools are included. 

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

Cass Sunstein

Harvard University

5480

62

2

Erwin Chemerinsky

University of California, Irvine

2940

63

3

William Eskridge, Jr.

Yale University

2180

65

4

Mark Tushnet

Harvard University

1880

71

5

Akhil Amar

Yale University

1790

58

6

Laurence Tribe

Harvard University

1680

75

7

Bruce Ackerman

Yale University

1730

73

8

Jack Balkin

Yale University

1710

59

9

Richard Fallon

Harvard University

1510

64

10

Robert Post

Yale University

1390

69

11

Adrian Vermeule

Harvard University

1360

48

12

Reva Siegel

Yale University

1340

60

13

Eugene Volokh

University of California, Los Angeles

1210*

48

14

Sanford Levinson

University of Texas, Austin

1190

75

15

Michael McConnell

Stanford University

1180

61

16

Michael Dorf

Cornell University

1140

52

17

Martin Redish

Northwestern University

1110

71

18

Barry Friedman

New York University

1040

58

19

Richard Pildes

New York University

  940

58

20

Steven Calabresi

Northwestern University

  910

58

   

Runner-up

   
 

David Cole

Georgetown University

  900

58

   

Other highly-cited scholars who work partly in constitutional and public law

   
 

Richard Epstein

New York University, University of Chicago

2680

73

 

Frederick Schauer

University of Virginia

1720

70

 

Daniel Farber

University of California, Berkeley

1660

66

 

John Yoo

University of California, Berkeley

1250

49

 

Randy Barnett

Georgetown University

1180

64

*Adjusted downwards by 5% (to arrive at 1210) to reflect cites to blog posts unrelated to his scholarship (many blog posts were in fact related, those were not excluded).

 


May 31, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink

May 30, 2016

20 Most-Cited Administrative and/or Environmental Law Faculty, 2010-2014 (inclusive) (corrected)

Once again, drawing on the data from the 2015 Sisk study, though this category is admittedbly slightly more artificial than some of the others.   Some of the faculty below work in administrative law, but do no work in environmental; some work in both; and some work in other areas of regulatory law, like telecommunications, which overlap with administrative law.  Administrative law scholars with a significant constitutional dimension to their work were included in a prior ranking.  

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

Richard Stewart

New York University

880

76

2

Jody Freeman

Harvard University

780

52

 

Richard J. Pierce, Jr.

George Washington University

780

73

4

Richard Revesz

New York University

720

58

5

J.B. Ruhl

Vanderbilt University

700

58

6

Gary Lawson

Boston University

690

58

7

Peter Strauss

Columbia University

670

76

8

Jonathan Adler

Case Western Reserve University

600

47

 

Richard Lazarus

Harvard University

600

62

10

Robin Kundis Craig

University of Utah

510

52

11

Lisa Bressman

Vanderbilt University

500

50

 

Douglas Kysar

Yale University

500

43

13

Thomas McGarity

University of Texas, Austin

490

67

14

James Salzman

University of California, Los Angeles (part-time)

480

52

15

A. Dan Tarlock

Chicago-Kent College of Law

470

76

 

Christopher Yoo

University of Pennsylvania

470

52

17

Robert Glicksman   

 

Orly Lobel

George Washington University

 

University of San Diego

460        

 

460

64

 

43

19

Jim Rossi

Vanderbilt University

450

51

20

Sidney Shapiro

Wake Forest University

440

69

         
   

Runners up for the top 20

   
 

Mark Seidenfeld    

 

Holly Doremus        

    

Cary Coglianese

Florida State University

 

University of California, Berkeley

 

University of Pennsylvania

430    

 

420

 

410

63

 

56

 

52

 

Robert Percival

University of Maryland

410

55

   

Other highly-cited scholars who work partly in administrative or environmental law

   
 

Cass Sunstein

Harvard University

   
 

Daniel Farber

University of California, Berkeley

1660

62

 

Thomas Merrill

Columbia University

1590

67

 

Adrian Vermeule

Harvard University

1360

48

 

Edward Rubin

Vanderbilt University

  910

68

 

Carol Rose

University of Arizona

  710

76


May 30, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink

May 26, 2016

15 Most-Cited Faculty in Law & Economics (incl. behavioral law & economics), 2010-2014 (inclusive)

This is a list of leading scholars who deploy the tools of law & economics, or law & behavioral economics, across a range of subjects, drawing, once again, on the data from the 2015 Sisk study

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

Eric Posner

University of Chicago

2470

51

2

Steven Shavell

Harvard University

1340

70

3

Ian Ayres

Yale University

1310

57

4

Louis Kaplow

Harvard University

1150

60

5

Robert Cooter

University of California, Berkeley

1000

71

6

Russell Korobkin

University of California, Los Angeles

  750

48

7

Christine Jolls

Yale University

  690

49

8

Einer Elhauge

Harvard University

  680

55

9

A. Mitchell Polinsky

Stanford University

  570

69

 

George Priest

Yale University

  570

63

11

Saul Levmore

University of Chicago

  550

63

12

Michael Abramowicz

George Washington University

  510

44

 

W. Kip Viscusi

Vanderbilt University

  510

66

14

Lewis Kornhauser

New York University

  490

66

15

Gillian Hadfield

University of Southern California

  410

55

   

Other highly-cited scholars who work partly in this area

   
 

Cass Sunstein

Harvard University

5480

62

 

Richard Epstein

New York University, University of Chicago

2680

73

 

Mark Lemley

Stanford University

2400

50

 

Lucian Bebchuk

Harvard University

1130

61

 

Robert Scott

Columbia University

  970

72


May 26, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink

May 25, 2016

Ten Most-Cited Faculty in Commercial Law (including contracts and bankruptcy), 2010-2014 (inclusive)

Once again, drawing on the data from the 2015 Sisk study: 

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

Robert E. Scott

Columbia University

970

72

2

Steven Schwarcz

Duke University

760

67

3

Douglas Baird

University of Chicago

640

63

4

Alan Schwartz

Yale University

590

76

5

Oren Bar-Gill

Harvard University

540

41

6

Adam Levitin

Georgetown University

500

40

7

Omri Ben-Shahar

University of Chicago

460

54

8

Lynn LoPucki

University of California, Los Angeles

420

72

 

Ronald J. Mann

Columbia University

420

55

10

Jay Westbrook

University of Texas, Austin

380

73

   

Runner-up for the top ten

   
 

Richard Craswell

Stanford University

370

62

   

Other highly-cited scholars who work partly in this area

   
 

Eric Posner

University of Chicago

2470

51

 

Geoffrey Miller

New York University

1150

66

 

David Skeel

University of Pennsylvania

  740

55

 

Todd Zywicki

George Mason University

  490

50

 

Clayton Gillette

New York University

  390

66

 


May 25, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink

May 23, 2016

Ten Most-Cited Evidence Faculty in the United States, 2010-2014 (inclusive)

 Once again, drawing on the data from the 2015 Sisk study: 

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

Ronald J. Allen

Northwestern University

420

68

2

David Faigman

University of California, Hastings

370

59

3

Richard Friedman

University of Michigan

300

65

 

D. Michael Risinger

Seton Hall University

300

71

5

Paul Gianelli

Case Western Reserve University

250

71

 

Robert Mosteller

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

250

68

 

Christopher Mueller

University of Colorado, Boulder

250

73

8

George Fisher

Stanford University

240

55

9

Laird Kirkpatrick

George Washington University

230

73

 

Jennifer Mnookin

University of California, Los Angeles

230

49

   

Runner-up for the top ten

   
 

David Kaye

Pennsylvania State University

220

69

   

Other highly-cited scholars who work partly in this area

   
 

Frederick Schauer

University of Virginia

1720

70

 

Brian Leiter

University of Chicago

  450

53

 

David Bernstein

George Mason University

  440

49

 

Michael Saks

Arizona State University

  380

69

 

Alex Stein

Brooklyn Law School

  270

59


May 23, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink

May 20, 2016

Ten Most-Cited Tax Faculty in the United States, 2010-2014 (inclusive)

 Once again, drawing on the data from the 2015 Sisk study: 

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

David Weisbach

University of Chicago

420

53

2

Michael Graetz

Columbia University

410

72

3

Reuven Avi-Yonah

University of Michigan

360

59

4

Daniel Shaviro

New York University

350

59

5

Lawrence Zelenak

Duke University

310

58

6

Leandra Lederman

Indiana University, Bloomington

300

50

7

Edward Zelinsky

Cardozo Law School/Yeshiva University

280

66

8

Victor Fleischer

University of San Diego

270

45

9

Edward McCaffery

University of Southern California

260

58

10

Joseph Bankman

Stanford University

230

61

 

Other highly-cited scholars who work partly in this area

     
 

Louis Kaplow

Harvard University

1150

60

 

Brian Galle

Georgetown University

  380

44

 

Kristin Hickman

University of Minnesota

  360

46

 

Mark Gergen

University of California, Berkeley

  280

60

 

 

 

 

 


May 20, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink

Ten Most-Cited Law & Philosophy Faculty in the United States, 2010-2014 (inclusive)

Once again, drawing on the data from the 2015 Sisk study:

LAW & PHILOSOPHY

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

Jeremy Waldron

New York University

1330

63

2

Martha Nussbaum

University of Chicago

1120

69

3

Joseph Raz

Columbia University (part-time)

  850

77

4

Michael Moore

University of Illinois

  490

73

5

Brian Leiter

University of Chicago

  450*

53

6

R.A. Duff

University of Minnesota (part-time)

  430

71 (est.)

7

John Finnis

University of Notre Dame

  420

76

8

Seana Shiffrin

University of California, Los Angeles

  320

47

9

Scott Shapiro

Yale University

  310

50

10

Brian Bix

University of Minnesota

  260

54

 

 

Other highly-cited scholars who work

partly in this area

   
 

Frederick Schauer

University of Virginia

1650

70

 

David Luban

Georgetown University

  930

67

 

Lawrence Solum

Georgetown University

  900

62

 

Larry Alexander

University of San Diego

  780

73

 

Kent Greenawalt

Columbia University

  660

80

* Raw count was adjusted downward by 15% (to arrive at 450) to reflect the percentage of citations to my blogs unrelated to my scholarly work.

 


May 20, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink

May 19, 2016

Ten Most-Cited Legal History Faculty in the United States, 2010-2014 (inclusive)

Once again, drawing on the data from the 2015 Sisk study:

 

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

Lawrence Friedman

Stanford University

1160

86

2

Michael Klarman

Harvard University

  810

57

3

G. Edward White

University of Virginia

  560

75

4

James Whitman

Yale University

  480

59

5

Stuart Banner

University of California, Los Angeles

  390

53

 

William Nelson

New York University

  390

76

7

Phillip Hamburger

Columbia University

  370

59

8

Christopher Tomlins

University of California, Berkeley

  310

63

 

John Witt

Yale University

  310

44

10

Mary Dudziak

Emory University

  270

59
 

Other highly-cited scholars who work partly in this area

     
 

Reva Siegel

Yale University

1340

60

 

Herbert Hovenkamp

University of Iowa

1070

68

 

Robert W. Gordon

Stanford University

  520

75

 

David Bernstein

George Mason University

  440

49

 


May 19, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink

Twenty Most-Cited Corporate Law & Securities Regulation Faculty in the United States, 2010-2014 (inclusive)

Once again, drawing on the data from the 2015 Sisk study:

 

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2016

1

John Coffee, Jr.

Columbia University

1470

72

2

Lucian Bebchuk

Harvard University

1130

61

3

Stephen Bainbridge

University of California, Los Angeles

1010

58

4

Reinier Kraakman

Harvard University

  820

67

5

Stephen Choi

New York University

  780

50

6

Donald Langevoort

Georgetown University

  770

65

7

Ronald Gilson

Columbia University

  760

70

8

Lynn Stout

Cornell University

  750

59

9

Roberta Romano

Yale University

  730

64

10

Henry Hansmann

Yale University

  720

71

11

Bernard Black

Northwestern University

  630

63

12

James Cox

Duke University

  620

73

13

Mark Roe

Harvard University

  600

65

14

Jill Fisch

University of Pennsylvania

  580

56

 

Thomas Hazen

University of North Carolilna, Chapel Hill

  580

69

16

William Wilson Bratton

University of Pennsylvania

  550

65

17

Marcel Kahan

New York University

  520

54

18

Steven Davidoff Solomon

University of California, Berkeley

  490

45

19

Jeffrey Gordon

Columbia University

  480

66

 

Robert Thompson

Georgetown University

  480

67

 

Other high-cited scholars who work partly in this area

     
 

Jonathan Macey

Yale University

1260

61

 

David Skeel

University of Pennsylvania

  740

55


May 19, 2016 in Faculty News, Rankings | Permalink