Monday, March 31, 2008

US News recycles its History rankings

The U.S. News law school rankings for 2008, with all their limitations, have been making the rounds in the blogosphere. U.S. News also ranks History graduate programs, but has simply posted a repeat of its 2005 rankings. According to U.S. News, "Rankings of doctoral programs in the social sciences and humanities are based solely on the results of peer assessment surveys sent to academics in each discipline." More on methodology is here. Hat tip.