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Caroline Wagner

  • Associate Professor, John Glenn Dean's Office
  • 1810 College Rd Room 210U
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-7791


  • 20130201-20160101

    elected Member-at-Large, Section X.

  • 20150301

    Elected Member.

  • 20130101

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  • 20060201

    Elected Fellow.

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  • Caroline S. Wagner, J. Cave, T. Tesch, V. Allee, R. Thomson, L. Leydesdorff, M. Botterman. 2005. "Evaluation of NETworks of Collaboration Among Participants in IST Research and their Evolution to Collaborations in the European Research Area (ERA)." RAND Europe.





  • Caroline S. Wagner, Science & Technology Policy Institute Staff. 2001. "Science and Technology Issues Facing the Nation: A Report to the President." RAND Corporation.
  • Caroline S. Wagner, Allison Yezril, Scott Hassell. 2001. "International Cooperation in Research and Development: An Update of an Inventory of U.S. Government Spending." RAND Corporation.
  • Caroline Wagner, Irene Brahmakulam, Brian Jackson, Anny Wong, Tatsuro Yoda. 2001. Science & Technology Collaboration: Building Capacity in Developing Countries. RAND Corporation.






  • Caroline S. Wagner. 1996. "Advising the President on Science and Technology Policy." RAND Corporation.



  • Caroline S. Wagner. "Globally Networked Science."

Journal Articles


  • Wagner, C.S., Horlings, E. Whetsell, T., Mattson, P. Nordqvist, K., 2015, Do Nobel Laureates Create Prize-Winning Networks?. PLoS One 1, no. 1, 1-13 - 1-13.
  • Wagner, CS, Leydesdorff, L., Bornmann, L., 2015, "Recent Developments in China-US Science Cooperation." Minerva 20, no. 4, 1-20 - 1-20.


  • Wagner, C, Kim, DJ, 2014, "The Price of Big Science: Scarcity and Abundance in Scientific Publishing." Policy & Complex Systems 1, no. 1, 108-127 - 108-127.
  • Bornmann, L, Wagner, C.S., Leydesdorff, L, 2014, "BRICS countries and scientific excellent: A bibliometric analysis of most frequently cited papers." Journal of the Association of Information Science and Technology (JASIST) 65, no. 10, 1-10 - 1-10.


  • Leydesdorff,Loet; Wagner,Caroline, 2009, "Is the United States losing ground in science? A global perspective on the world science system." SCIENTOMETRICS 78, no. 1, 23-36 - 23-36.
  • Wagner, CS, 2009, "Science and the White House, 1978-1989." Washington Science Quarterly 1, no. 1, 3-24 - 3-24.
  • Leydesdorff,Loet; Wagner,Caroline, 2009, "Macro-level indicators of the relations between research funding and research output." JOURNAL OF INFORMETRICS 3, no. 4, 353-362 - 353-362.


  • Leydesdorff,Loet; Wagner,Caroline, 2007, "Is the United States losing ground in science? A global perspective on the world science system in 2005." PROCEEDINGS OF ISSI 2007: 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR SCIENTOMETRICS AND INFORMETRICS, VOLS I AND II 1, no. 1, 499-507 - 499-507.
  • Kostoff,Ronald,N; del Rio,J,Antonio; Cortes,Hector,D; Smith,Charles; Smith,Andrew; Wagner,Caroline; Leydesdorff,Loet; Karypis,George; Malpohl,Guido; Tshiteya,Rene, 2007, "Clustering methodologies for identifying country core competencies." JOURNAL OF INFORMATION SCIENCE 33, no. 1, 21-40 - 21-40.


  • Kostoff,R,N; del Rio,J,A; Cortes,H,D; Smith,C; Smith,A; Wagner,C; Leydesdorff,L; Karypis,G; Malpohl,G; Tshiteya,R, 2005, "The structure and infrastructure of Mexico's science and technology." TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGE 72, no. 7, 798-814 - 798-814.



  • "Science of Team Science." 2012, Presented at Science of Team Science,
  • "Future of Scientific Communications." 2012, Presented at VIVO Community of Scholars,
  • "Scarcity or Abundance in Scientific Publishing?." 2012, Presented at APPAM Annual Conference,
  • "The Collaborative Era in Science: Insights for NSF." 2012, Presented at NSF Annual PIRE Program Review,
  • "The Collaborative Era in Science." 2012, Presented at Science of Team Science 3,
  • "Policy Implications of Global Science." 2012, Presented at African Technology Policy Society,
  • "Knowledge Networks Among Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine." 2014, Presented at Atlanta Conference on Science and Technology Policy,
  • "Declining Asymmetries in China's International S&T Relations: Impact and Consequences." 2014, Presented at The Role of Science and Technology in China's International Relations,
  • "Collaboration in Science." 2013, Presented at Atlanta Conference on Science & Technology Policy,
  • "Global Science Dominating the Agendas of National Governments." 2014, Presented at AAAS,
  • "Network analysis as a tool to understand science." 2014, Presented at Websci 2014,
  • "Global Science Collaborations." 2013, Presented at Government-University Industry Roundtable of the National Academy of Sciences,

Papers in Proceedings


  • Wagner, CS, Kim, DJ "The Price of Big Science: Scarcity or Abundance in Scientific Publishing." in APPAM Annual Conference. (4 2012).


  • Leydesdorff,Loet; Wagner,Caroline "Is the United States losing ground in science? A global perspective on the world science system in 2005." in 11th International Conference of the International-Society-for-Scientometrics-and-Informetrics. (1 2007).


  • Morris,A; Wagner,C "Writing to the nines." in 49th Annual Conference of the Society-for-Technical-Communication. (1 2002).


  • Caroline Wagner "Networks, Science, and Governance." in Korean Government Conference on Science and Technology Policy.
  • Wagner, C, Leydesdorff, L, Bornmann, L "Recent Developments in China-US Science Cooperation." in China's International S&T Relations.
  • Caroline Wagner "Governing Global Science." in OECD Science and Technology Ministerial.
  • Wagner, CS, Borner, K, Scharnhorst, A "Standards for Science Mapping and Classifications." in International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics.
  • Wagner, CS "China-US Cooperation in Science and Technology: New Ground." in The Role of Science and Technology in China's International Relations.