Google citations aren't everything but if they were ...
Citations for academic staff in the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis
Data used: Google Scholar ranking of academics by subject area (as of 6 Feb 2018). Google Scholar is the only comprehensive citation base for Social Science as it has a more intelligent search engine for book outputs. An academic is included in a subject area if they classify themselves as in that area. So, if someone who might be regarded as a Political Science or Public Policy doesn’t classify themselves as such, they are not included.
IGPA has 3 academics in the top 20 Political Scientists in the world in terms of the number of Google citations (as of 6-2-2018):
John Dryzek, ranked 11th with 27,703
Gerry Stoker ranked 16th with 22,685
David Marsh ranked 19th with 19,032
Patrick Dunleavy is ranked 36th with 15,251
No other University in the WORLD has 3 in the top 20.
John Dryzek, ranked 12th
Gerry Stoker ranked 14th
David Marsh ranked 18th
Patrick Dunleavy is ranked 25th
Again no other University in the WORLD has 3 in the top 20.
Dryzek is ranked 2nd
Dryzek is ranked 4th
Dunleavy is ranked 8th
Marsh is ranked 8th
Dunleavy is ranked 10th
Dryzek is ranked 1st
Simon Niemeyer is ranked 6th
Food for thought.