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New Jersey professors rank in Education Week’s top 200


January 10, 2019
David Hutter
NJ Biz

Robert Kelchen, a Seton Hall University assistant professor in the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy in the College of Education and Human Services, was chosen by publication Education Week, as No. 32 in its annual ranking of the top 200 American educational scholars for 2019.

W. Steven Barnett, a professor of Education Economics and Public Policy and director of the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University tied for 61st place.

Bruce Baker, a professor in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration at the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education tied for 99th.

The 2019 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings was compiled by Frederick Hess, American Enterprise Institute director of education policy studies and Education Week blogger. Link to national ranking story

The article spotlights 200 scholars credited with moving ideas from academic journals into the national conversation. Using nine metrics, Hess calculated how much university-based academics contributed to public discussions of education.