13 Brown School Scholars Named to List of Top Social and Humanities Scientists

Faculty; Public Health; Social Work

Faculty members from the Brown School rank among the best social science and humanities scientists in the world. According to Research.com, a leading organization in scientific research rankings, 13 Brown School scholars are featured on its annual ranking of best scientists in the area of social sciences and humanities.  

For the 2023 edition of the ranking, more than 6,200 scientist profiles on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph were examined, with several indicators and metrics reviewed to consider each scientist’s inclusion in the ranking. 

The 13 Brown School scholars who earned their place on the prestigious list are as follows: 

NameTitleNational RankingWorld Ranking
Matthew KreuterKahn Family Professor of Public Health300586
Rodrigo Reis Professor & Interim Co-Dean383760
Enola ProctorProfessor6791369
Michael SherradenGeorge Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor9571929
Douglas LukeIrving Louis Horowitz Professor in Social Policy11912341
Brett DrakeProfessor of Data Science for the Social Good in Practice1468 2862
Ruopeng AnAssociate Professor1491 2895
Diana C. ParraResearch Assistant Professor1665 3235
Mary McKayFormer Dean, Vice Provost of Interdisciplinary Initiatives16813283
Byron PowellAssociate Professor1990 3945
Leopoldo J. CabassaProfessor2595 5215
Amy EylerProfessor27675593
Arlene R. StiffmanBarbara A. Bailey Professor Emeritus of Social Work2880 5827

The full ranking for the 2023 list of top humanities and social scientists is available on the Research.com website.