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Evaluation of scholarship in the Human Sciences in the United States

Martha Howell et Jan Goldstein
p. 319-323

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The landscape for research in the humanities and social sciences
Evaluation standards and procedures
Considering the American system

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In the United States, post-secondary education is decentralized and provided by a wide variety of more than 4.000 institutions. The diversity of institutional types is compounded by diversity of funding sources: some institutions are funded principally by private endowments and others by state legislatures, although most compete for additional resources from foundations such as the Fulbright or Mellon. Importantly, there are no national universities or colleges and there is no formal review of scholarship at the national level. Thus, although generally accepted standards for evaluating scholarship certainly exist, they are differently applied at different institutions. In addition, each discipline uses its own metrics for evaluation.

The landscape for research in the humanities and social sciences

The institutions of higher education in the United States vary so widely in terms of the training they provide, the students they teach, and the scholars they employ that the influential Ca...

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Martha Howell et Jan Goldstein, « Evaluation of scholarship in the Human Sciences in the United States », Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez, 44-2 | 2014, 319-323.

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Martha Howell et Jan Goldstein, « Evaluation of scholarship in the Human Sciences in the United States », Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez [En ligne], 44-2 | 2014, mis en ligne le 15 novembre 2014, consulté le 17 octobre 2017. URL : http://mcv.revues.org/5870

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Martha Howell

Columbia University, New York

Jan Goldstein

University of Chicago

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