Department of Communication #1 in Study of Article Publication 1915-2018

A recent “study profiles scholarly productivity across the larger discipline’s first century,” on the basis of 6,716 articles from 145 journals during 1915 to 2018 involving around 700 Journalism and Communication departments in the US and Canada. UCSB’s Department of Communication is the most prolific, with 437 articles (with only three other departments above 400). The article describes other aspects, such as co-authorship, nature of the department, faculty size, and publications per scholar.

Atkin et al. (2020). The evolution of research in journalism and communication: An analysis of scholarly CIOS-indexed journals from 1915 to present. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 75(4), 453-469.