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How to Evaluate Academic Research
Inside Higher Ed (2014)
  • Johann N. Neem, Western Washington University
Abstract

Recently, the value of academic research, especially in the humanities and social sciences, has been questioned. The current majority party in the House of Representatives has proposed cutting science funding for social science research and eliminating all funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof accused faculty of engaging in specialized research disconnected from the interests of the reading public and policymakers, resulting in a broad conversation about whether or not faculty engage in the public sphere...

Keywords
  • Liberal Arts
Publication Date
2014
Citation Information
Johann N. Neem. "How to Evaluate Academic Research" Inside Higher Ed (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/johann_neem/13/