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In the News

March 28, 2014 – U.S. News & World Report
Ph.D. Programs Get a Lot More Practical

March 24, 2014 – New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science
Data collection — where we are, where we want to be

March 11, 2014 – The Trend (Blog of the MLA Office of Research)
Our PhD Employment Problem, Part 2

February 7, 2014 –
Pitt axing grad religious studies

January 24, 2014 – Washington Monthly
Humanities Majors: Doing Better than You Might Think

January 22, 2014 – Huffington Post
Humanities Majors Don’t Fare As Badly As Portrayed, New Earnings Report Says

January 22, 2014 – Forbes
Majoring In The Humanities Does Pay Off, Just Later

January 16, 2014 – Time
Why I Let My Daughter Get a ‘Useless’ College Degree

December 18, 2013 – The Atlantic
The Real Reason the Humanities Are ‘in Crisis’

November 12, 2013 – Highlander (UC Riverside)
Humanities and STEM make strange but necessary bedfellows

November 7, 2013 – The Harvard Crimson
Same Story, New Book: Repackaging Humanities at Harvard

November 4, 2013 – New York Times
The Data Shows There’s No Real Crisis in the Humanities

November 4, 2013 – New York Times
Predictable Changes for the Humanities Were Ignored

September 16, 2013 – SIRIS Lab
The crisis in the Humanities: a matter of numbers

September 5, 2013 – AHA Today
What We’re Reading

September 5, 2013 – The New Republic
Why Are We Starving the Humanities and Splurging on Science?

September 4, 2013 – Inside Higher Ed
A New Humanities Report Card

September 4, 2013 – The Chronicle of Higher Education
‘Report Card’ on the Humanities Finds Light Amid the Gloom

July 11, 2013 – Inside Higher Ed
Colleen Flaherty, “The Gender Lens.”

July 2, 2013 – The Trend
David Laurence, “Mismeasuring the Humanities.”

June 27, 2013 – New York Times
Jennifer Schuessler, “Quants Ask: What Crisis in the Humanities.”

June 6, 2013 – Wall Street Journal
Jennifer Levitz and Douglas Belkin, “Humanities Fall From Favor.

April 4, 2010 – Chronicle of Higher Education
We Need to Acknowledge the Realities of Employment in the Humanities

January 30, 2009 – Chronicle of Higher Education
Graduate School in the Humanities: Just Don’t Go

March 7, 2009 – New York Times
Doctoral Candidates Anticipate Hard Times

February 24, 2009 – New York Times
In Tough Times, the Humanities Must Justify Their Worth

January 21, 2009 – Scholarly Kitchen
Metrics for the Humanities

January 7, 2009 – Chronicle of Higher Education
First National Picture of Trends in the Humanities Is Unveiled

Citations in Other Articles, Books, and Reports

Harvard University, The Teaching of the Arts and Humanities at Harvard College: Mapping the Future, June 2013.

Teresa Mangum, “Going Public: From the Perspective of the Classroom,” Pedagogy, Volume 12, Number 1, pp. 5-18, 2012

Samantha Becker, Mike Crandall, Chris Coward, Rebecca Sears, Ron Carlee, Kira Hasbargen, Mary Alice Ball, Building Digital Communities: A framework for action, IMLS, ICMA, University of Washington, January, 2012

Bradley C. S. Watson, The Idea of the American University, Lexington Books, 2011

Geoffrey Galt Harpham, “From Eternity to Here: Shrinkage in American Thinking About Higher Education,” Representations, Vol. 116, No. 1, pp. 42-61, Fall 2011

Eva Bosbach, Promotion in den Geisteswissenschaften: Modelle der Doktorandenausbildung in Deutschland und den USA, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, September 2011

Sheldon Pollock, “Crisis in the Classics,” Social Research, Vol. 78, No. 1, pp. 21-48, Spring 2011

Deborah M. Weiss, “The Annoyingly Indeterminate Effects of Sex Differences,” The Selected Works of Deborah M. Weiss, 2010, Available at:

Theo d’Haen, “Les sciences humaines en état de siège?” Diogène, 1-2 (n° 229-230), Pages 197-213, 2010

Bonnie Wheeler, ed., “Journal Identity in the Digital Age,” Journal of Scholarly Publishing, Volume 42, Number 1, pages 45-88, October 2010

Amy Levin and Phoebe Stein Davis, “Good Readers Make Good Doctors”: Community Readings and the Health of the Community,” PMLA, Volume 125, Number 2, pp. 426-36, March 2010

Martin, Robert E., “The Humanities Dilemma, Postmodernism and Critical Thinking,” SSRN, May 9, 2011.

Ülle Must, “Alone or together: examples from history research,” Scientometrics, Volume 91, Number 2, pages 527-537, December 2011

Loet Leydesdorff, Björn Hammarfelt, Almila Salah, “The structure of the Arts & Humanities Citation Index: A mapping on the basis of aggregated citations among 1,157 journals,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Volume 62, Issue 12, pages 2414–2426, December 2011

Loet Leydesdorff, Alkim Almila Akdag Salah, “Maps on the basis of the Arts & Humanities Citation Index: The journals Leonardo and Art Journal versus ‘digital humanities’ as a topic,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Volume 61, Issue 4, pages 787–801, April 2010

Kathryn Rentza, Mary Beth Debsa, and Lisa Meloncona, “Getting an Invitation to the English Table—and Whether or Not to Accept It,” Technical Communication Quarterly, Volume 19, Issue 3, pages 281-299, 2010

Sidonie Smith, “Rethinking Doctoral Education,” Disciplinary Futures, Part 1, ADE Bulletin, Number 150, 2010

Michael Brintnall, “APSA Executive Director's Report, 2009PS: Political Science & Politics, 43, pp. 172-180, 2010

Norman M. Bradburn and Carolyn J.E. Fuqua, “Indicators and the Federal Statistical System: An Essential but Fraught Partnership” in Kenneth Prewitt, ed., The Federal Statistical System: Its Vulnerability Matters More Than You Think (The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Series Volume 631), SAGE Publications, Inc., 2010

Susan M. Hunter, Elizabeth J. Giddens, and Margaret B. Walters, “Adding Value for Students and Faculty with a Master’s Degree in Professional Writing,” NCTE, College Composition and Communication, 61:1, September 2009

Anne R. Kenney, “Thought Happens: What Should the Library Do About It?” Journal of Library Administration, Volume 49, Issue 5, 2009

Clare Nolan and Alden Mudge, “Beyond the NPR Crowd: How Evaluation Influenced Grantmaking at the California Council for the Humanities,” The Foundation Review, Volume 1, Number 2, pp. 21-29, 2009

Christopher Newfield, “Ending the Budget Wars: Funding the Humanities during a Crisis in Higher Education,” MLA, Profession, 2009

Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Harriet Zuckerman, Jeffrey A. Groen & Sharon M. Brucker, Educating Scholars: Doctoral Education in the Humanities, Princeton Univ. Press, 2009

Eva Bosbach, “Geisteswissenschaftler in den USA: Promotion und Karrierewege im Spiegel der Bildungsforschung,” in Heike Solga, Denis Huschka, Patricia Eilsberger, Gert G. Wagner, eds., Findigkeit in unsicheren Zeiten, Budrich UniPress, 2008, pp. 175-200