Twenty-nine UNCG Scientists Among the World’s Most-Cited

Posted on February 09, 2024

UNCG faculty Drs. Nicholas Oberlie, DiAnne Borders, Prashant Palvia, and Sandra Shultz.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include Professors Nir Kshetri and Vasyl Taras and Associate Professor Jiyoung Hwang, who were erroneously omitted.

UNC Greensboro scientists are among the top 2% most-cited researchers around the world, according to the 2023 Stanford-Elsevier List.

While the list doesn’t account for citations in all journals or disciplines, it includes data from nearly 35,000 peer-reviewed journals in the life, social, physical, and health sciences.

Listed researchers are recognized for career-wide citation numbers as well as for excellence in the most recent year of available data, with this most recent list looking at citations in 2022.

Below are the UNCG scholars who made the list:

ScientistDisciplineRankingsSchool or College
John KissBiologyCareer & Single YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
Nadja CechChemistry and BiochemistryCareer & Single YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
Nicholas OberliesChemistry and BiochemistryCareer & Single YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
Huzefa RajaChemistry and BiochemistrySingle YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
Alan KamhiCommunication Sciences and DisordersCareerSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Jing DengComputer ScienceCareer & Single YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
Shan SuthaharanComputer ScienceCareer & Single YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
DiAnne BordersCounseling and Educational DevelopmentCareer & Single YearSchool of Education
Al LinkEconomicsCareer & Single YearBryan School of Business and Economics
Mark RifkinEnglishCareer & Single YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
Cheryl BuehlerHuman Development and Family StudiesCareer & Single YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Mark FineHuman Development and Family StudiesCareer & Single YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Esther LeerkesHuman Development and Family StudiesSingle YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Prashant PalviaInformation Systems and Supply Chain ManagementCareer & Single YearBryan School of Business and Economics
Ang ChenKinesiologyCareer & Single YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Ben DysonKinesiologyCareer & Single YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Allan GoldfarbKinesiologyCareer & Single YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Jennifer EtnierKinesiologyCareer & Single YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Sandra ShultzKinesiologyCareer & Single YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Nir KshetriManagementCareer & Single YearBryan School of Business and Economics
Vasyl TarasManagementSingle YearBryan School of Business and Economics
Jiyoung HwangMarketing, Hospitality, Entrepreneurship, and TourismSingle YearBryan School of Business and Economics
Susan LetvakNursingSingle YearSchool of Nursing
Maryanne PerrinNutritionSingle YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Zhanxiang ZhouNutritionCareer & Single YearSchool of Health and Human Sciences
Michael KanePsychologyCareer & Single YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
Paul SilviaPsychologyCareer & Single YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
Blair WiscoPsychologySingle YearCollege of Arts & Sciences
Derek KruegerReligious StudiesSingle YearCollege of Arts & Sciences

Story by Janet Imrick, University Communications; and Sangeetha Shivaji, Office of Research and Engagement
Photography by Sean Norona and Martin W. Kane, University Communications

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