Boston College Fact Book 1996 - 1997


Faculty Publications
1981-1985 and 1986-1990
Number of Citations % Change Number of Publishing Faculty % Change
1981-1985 1986-1990 1981-1985 1986-1990
Arts & Sciences
Biology 56 57 2 12 13 8
Chemistry 137 239 74 15 15 -
Classics 7 19 171 3 5 67
Communications & Theater 4 55 1275 3 8 167
Economics 98 132 35 16 18 13
English 120 172 43 24 28 17
Fine Arts 27 17 -37 7 6 -14
Geology 40 65 63 9 10 11
German 16 20 25 2 4 100
History 71 84 18 24 27 13
Mathematics 41 37 -10 14 9 -36
Music - 13 - - 2 -
Philosophy 71 108 52 13 18 38
Physics 70 119 70 7 10 43
Political Science 65 63 -3 13 13 -
Psychology 117 115 -2 18 16 -11
Romance Languages 52 73 40 13 14 8
Slavic Languages 8 4 -50 2 3 50
Sociology 114 112 -2 18 18 -
Theology 249 336 35 29 28 -3
Total Arts & Sciences 1,363 1,840 35 242 265 10
Professional Schools
Education 109 158 45 25 28 12
Law 107 141 32 21 34 62
Management 208 342 64 30 51 70
Nursing 160 213 33 28 33 18
Social Work 16 127 694 6 14 133
Total Professional Schools 600 981 64 110 160 45
Total 1,963 2,821 44 352 399 13
Note: These statistics were compiled by the Office of the Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculties from the two printed volumes, Faculty Publications 1981-1985 and Faculty Publications 1986-1990. Both the citations and the resulting statistics are based on self-reporting by faculty members and departments.
Source: Office of the Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculties


Date Posted: April 16, 1997
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