Faculty data for information schools, public policy schools and neuroscience departments in U.S.


This dataset includes names, doctorate-granting institution, and doctoral programs for faculty members from three types of multidisciplinary institutions in the U.S.

  • 26 information schools (a.k.a., iSchools, collected in 2014)
  • 64 public policy schools (collected in 2016)
  • 26 neuroscience departments (collected in 2016)

Please refer to the README.txt file for details.

When using the information school dataset, please cite the following papers:

  • Zuo, Z., Zhao, K., & Eichmann, D. (2017). The State and Evolution of U.S. iSchools – from Talent Acquisitions to Research Outcome. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(5), 1266–1277. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23751
  • Zuo, Z., Zhao, K. & Ni, C. (2019). Standing on the Shoulders of Giants?--Faculty Hiring in Information Schools. Journal of Informetrics, 13(1), 341-353. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.2019.01.007.

When using the other two, please cite:

  • Zuo, Z., Zhao, K. (2018). The More Multidisciplinary the Better?--The Prevalence and Interdisciplinarity of Research Collaborations in Multidisciplinary Institutions. Journal of Informetrics, 12(3), 736-756. DOI: 10.1016/j.joi.2018.06.006.
  • Zuo, Z., Qian, H. & Zhao, K. (2019). Understanding the Field of Public Affairs through the Lens of Ranked Ph.D. Programs in the United States. Policy Studies Journal, 47(S1), S159-S180. DOI: 10.1111/psj.12322.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.17632/6c2p7r6p6y.2
Metadata Access https://easy.dans.knaw.nl/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_datacite&identifier=oai:easy.dans.knaw.nl:easy-dataset:156123
Creator Zuo, Z
Publisher Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
Contributor Zhiya Zuo
Publication Year 2019
Rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess;License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
Contact Zhiya Zuo
Resource Type Dataset
Discipline Not stated
Temporal Point 2019-12-05T11:59:59Z