I’ve recently posted a short collection of analyses about the state of collaboration on articles posted to LSN subject matter e-journals: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3206555. I’ll spin out a few parts of the report here over the next few weeks. The first aspect of the collaboration and rankings analysis I’ll to dig into a bit is the role that… Continue reading Collaboration and Impact In Legal Academia – Part 1 ranking homophily
This post has been updated from the previous one located here. I left the previous post up so that anyone interested in changes over time can see the previous results. There are about 50 more profs in the network now. Interestingly, in just the past few days the structure of the law prof twitter network has… Continue reading The Law Prof Twitter Network 2.0
Following recent discussions about the importance of blogging/tweeting to contemporary academia (see: LSE via TaxProf), and Bridget Crawford’s Law Prof Twitter Census (version 3.0) over at TheFacultyLounge, I thought I’d do some number crunching and network building. I wrote a short script to read all of the law prof twitter handles included in the census and… Continue reading The Law Prof Twitter Network
The role that collaboration plays in creativity and the production of knowledge is an major focus of my recent research. As such, I’m generally interested in patterns of collaboration. Having mostly wrapped up the fall submission season and participated in selecting the last articles that I will help select for the Northwestern University Law Review, I found myself wondering about patterns… Continue reading Top coauthors in legal academia.