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FSU College of Criminology & Criminal Justice Leads Nation in Top Journal Publications

March 16, 2016

Filed Under: Faculty, News, Rankings, Research

The faculty of the Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice leads the nation in article productivity in top journals.

According to a recent article in the Journal of Criminal Justice Education, the College’s faculty ranked No. 1 in productivity, with more articles published in the top-eight peer-reviewed journals than any other criminology or criminal justice program in the country.

This is not the first time the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty received a top ranking for productivity. The College ranked No. 1 in a similar study conducted between 2005 through 2009.

The most recent study showed that the College’s faculty authored 87 articles in the top-eight journals between 2010 and 2014 – eight more articles than the No. 2 ranked Arizona State and 14 more articles than the No. 3 ranked Missouri-St. Louis.

The significance of the study goes deeper than the numbers. Article productivity among faculty members is one of the most important indicators of an intellectually engaged faculty, which contributes to more effective graduate education, research, and training.

“We know we have some of the most talented and intellectually engaged faculty members in the classroom,” said Dean Thomas Blomberg, “but this study reiterates that our faculty continue to be among the most prolific and significant scholars in the nation.”

Learn more about the College of Criminology & Criminal Justice faculty and the research they are conducting.

Leading Programs: Authorships in Top Journals
1 Florida State (87)
2 Arizona State (79)
3 Missouri-St. Louis (75)
4 Maryland (73)
5 Rutgers (65)
6 Cincinnati (64)
7 Texas-Dallas (53)
8 Sam Houston (52)
9 Penn State (42)
10 Albany (39)