Tuesday, September 21, 2021

30 Most-Cited Public Law (excluding constitutional & election law) Faculty in the U.S., 2016-2020 (CORRECTED)

Based on the latest Sisk data, here are the thirty most-cited law faculty working in public law, excluding constitutional law and election law (a top ten lists forthcoming), for the period 2016-2020 (inclusive) (remember that the data was collected in late May/early June of 2021, and that the pre-2021 database did expand a bit since then).  This broad category includes faculty writing about administrative law, environmental law, legislation, regulation, and immigration law.  Many (but certainly not all) faculty on this list work in more than one of those areas, making distinguishing the sub-fields sometimes harder to do.  Because this includes so many fields, we list the 30 most-cited scholars.  Numbers are rounded to the nearest ten.   Faculty for whom roughly 75% or more of their citations (based on a sample) are in this area are listed; others with less than 75% of their citations in this field (but still a plurality) are listed in the category of "other highly cited scholars who work partly in this area."

Public Law (including administrative and environmental law, legislation, regulatory law, immigration, but excluding constitutional and election law)

Rank

Name

School

Citations

Age in 2021

1

John F. Manning

Harvard University

960

60

2

Richard Revesz

New York University

750

63

3

Gary Lawson

Boston University

720

63

4

Abbe Gluck

Yale University

710

46

5

Gillian Metzger

Columbia University

700

56

6

Jody Freeman

Harvard University

680

57

7

Jonathan Adler

Case Western Reserve University

640

52

 

Richard J. Pierce, Jr.

George Washington University

640

78

9

Richard Stewart

New York University

590

81

10

Edward Rubin

Vanderbilt University

580

73

11

Lisa Bressman

Vanderbilt University

560

55

 

Kevin R. Johnson

University of California, Davis

560

63

13

J.B. Ruhl

Vanderbilt University

530

63

14

Richard Lazarus

Harvard University

520

67

15

Orly Lobel

University of San Diego

500

48

 

Matthew Stephenson

Harvard University

500

47

17

Cary Coglianese

University of Pennsylvania

460

57

18

Christopher Walker

Ohio State University

440

40

19

Ingrid Eagly

University of California, Los Angeles

430

51

20

Anne Joseph O’Connell

Stanford University

410

51

 

Jim Rossi

Vanderbilt University

410

56

22

Adam Cox

New York University

390

47

 

Jacob Gersen

Harvard University

390

48

 

Robert Glicksman

George Washington University

390

69

 

Thomas O. McGarity

University of Texas, Austin

390

72

26

Cristina Rodriguez

Yale University

380

48

 

Sidney Shapiro

Wake Forest University

380

74

28

Jack Beermann

Boston University

370

63

 

Michael Livermore

University of Virginia

370

42

30

Gerald Neuman

Harvard University

360

69

   

Other highly-cited scholars who work partly in these public law areas

   
 

William Eskridge

Yale University

2160

70

 

Thomas Merrill

Columbia University

1380

72

 

Adrian Vermeule

Harvard University

1280

53

 

Daniel Farber

University of California, Berkeley

1100

71

 

Caleb Nelson    

University of Virginia

  540

55

https://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/2021/09/30-most-cited-public-law-excluding-constitutional-faculty-in-the-us-2016-2020.html

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