Jason Rhody


About Jason Rhody

Jason is Program Director of Social Science Research Council’s Digital Culture program. He was formerly Senior Program Officer at NEH’s ODH.


Sketching the values a syllabus might have.
Current metrics of humanities scholarship have been shown to be too blunt to capture the multiple dimensions of scholarly output and impact (see Haustein and Larivière). In addition, the inappropriate nature of current indicators can incentivize perverse scholarly practices (see The Metric Tide, Wilsdon et al.)…. In this context, our challenge and […]

The Syllabus as HuMetrics Case Study


Quality concept handwritten on blackboard
Today is the second full day of the Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute, where I am part of a team that’s focusing on HuMetrics: Building Humane Metrics for the Humanities. We have each agreed to quickly blog some thoughts as part of our process; warning: what follows is quickly-crafted prose, full […]

On Quality


Water drop begins concentric circles
Today is the first day of the Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute, where I am part of a team that’s focusing on HuMetrics: Building Humane Metrics for the Humanities. We have each agreed to quickly blog some thoughts as part of our process; warning: what follows is quickly-crafted prose, full of […]

Scales of Measurement and the Public Good