Seminar Series

DNAC hosts seminars regularly throughout the academic year. These events highlight cutting edge research from nationally and internationally renowned scholars and serves as a forum for interdisciplinary exchange.

Series Schedule:
Mondays   |  Lunch 12:15 - 12:45pm   |  Talk 12:45 - 2:00pm  |  230E Gross Hall

Upcoming Seminars
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Past Seminars
Apr. 17, 2017 Aaron Chatterji Learning to Manage: A field experiment in the Indian startup ecosystem
Duke, FUQUA
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Mar. 27, 2017 Andrew Slaughter Social and network science with the Army: Research directions, funding opportunities, and examples
Senior Research Psychologist at the Foundational Science Research Unit of the Army Research Institute
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Mar. 6, 2017 Walter Powell Lump, split, or elevate? How a classification created a château tradition in 19th century Bordeaux, France
Standford
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Feb. 20, 2017 Joseph Feldblum The adaptive value of male relationships in the chimpanzees of Gombe National Park, Tanzania
Duke Evolutionary Anthropology and Graduate Fellow at Kenan Institute for Ethics
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Feb. 6, 2017 Cynthia Rudin Two Mini Talks on Clustering and Feature Selection
Duke, Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Jan. 30, 2017 Teague Henry Modeling Heterogeneous Networks using Sender-Receiver Finite Mixture Exponential Random Graph Models
UNC - Chapel Hill, Quantitative Psychology
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Jan. 23, 2017 Joint DUPRI and DNAC Event
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Dec. 5, 2016 Ka Yuet-Liu Empirically Calibrated Simulation Experiment of Non-Medical Vaccine Exemptions and Disease Outbreak Potential in California
UCLA, Sociology
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Nov. 21, 2016 Blair Sullivan Avoiding the Complexity Cliff in Network Analysis
NC State
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Nov. 14, 2016 Dean Knox A New Model for Path Data: Analyzing Sectarianism & Segregation on the Streets of Baghdad
MIT, Political Science
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Nov. 7, 2016 Daniel Della Posta Closure and Collaboration in the American Mafia
Cornell, Sociology
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Oct. 31, 2016 Rupert Freeman and Vincent Conitzer False-Name-Proof Recommendations in Social Networks
Duke, Computer Science
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Oct. 24, 2016 Anna Mueller Why Networks Matter to Suicide: Examining the Structure & Content of Social Ties in a Suicide-Prone Community
U Chicago, Sociology
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Oct. 17, 2016 Ramon Lecuona Torras, Jonathan Cummings The impact of hierarchy on informal communication: Evidence from a field study
Duke, FUQUA
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Oct. 3, 2016 Various Flash Talks Part 2
Duke University
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Sep. 26, 2016 Various Flash Talks Part 1
Duke University
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Apr. 25, 2016 Ian McCulloh What is really online? Bias, sampling, and platform error in online networks.
Johns Hopkins, Applied Physics Lab
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Apr. 18, 2016 Joost van de Brake & Jonathon Cummings Multiple Team Membership and Team Performance: The Moderating Effect of Time Fragmentation
Groningen, Economics and Business & Duke, Fuqua
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Apr. 4, 2016 Damon Centola Spontaneous Social Conventions: An Experimental Study of Cultural Evolution
U Pennsylvania, Communications
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Mar. 28, 2016 Örjan Bodin Social-Ecological Networks – an emerging transdisciplinary approach to study social-ecological systems
Stockholm Resilience Centre
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Mar. 21, 2016 Joseph Feldblum Community fission, cohesion, and a “Four-Year War” in two populations of wild chimpanzees
Duke, Evolutionary Anthropology
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Mar. 7, 2016 Lu Wang Bayesian Network–Response Regression
Duke, Statistical Science
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Feb. 29, 2016 Andrei Boutyline Studying the Structure of Attitudes with Belief Network Analysis
UC at Berkeley, Sociology
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Feb. 22, 2016 Ron Burt Integrating brokerage and closure in a general model of social capital: from bridges, to embedding, to guanxi
U Chicago, Sociology and Strategy
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Feb. 15, 2016 Charles Seguin Naming the Gender Binary: a Machine Learning Approach to Analyzing Gendered Aesthetics
UNC at Chapel Hill, Sociology
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Feb. 8, 2016 Alex Volfovsky Testing and estimation for relational data
Harvard, Statistics
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Feb. 1, 2016 Zack Neal Are cohesive, integrated neighborhoods possible?
Michigan State, Psychology
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Jan. 25, 2016 Kieran Healy Topic Areas, Gender, and Citation in Philosophy, 1993-2013
Duke, Sociology
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Nov. 9, 2015 Stephen Vaisey Symbolic Boundaries and Peer Influence on Alcohol Use
Duke, Sociology
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Nov. 2, 2015 Chris Glynn Bayesian Analysis of Dynamic Linear Topic Models
Duke, Statistics
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Oct. 26, 2015 Solomon Messing Ideological diversity in news and opinion on Facebook
Pew Research Center's Data Labs
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Oct. 19, 2015 Peter Hoff Tensor regression for dynamic network data
University of Washington-Seattle, Statistics and Biostatistics
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Sep. 28, 2015 Dan Sussman Statistical Inference for Networks via Spectral Embedding
Harvard, Statistics
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Sep. 21, 2015 Kaoru Irie Fox News Network Data Analysis: Bayesian Dynamic Modeling
Duke, Statistics
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Sep. 14, 2015 Bill Shi Can We Agree on Science? Measuring the Ideological Alignment of Science with Book Co-purchase Data
University of Chicago, Computation Institute
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Apr. 20, 2015 Sinan Aral The Dynamics of Social Influence and Relational Reputation
MIT, Management
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Apr. 13, 2015 Jacob Fisher Social space diffusion
Duke, Sociology
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Apr. 6, 2015 Otti D'Huys Dynamics of Autonomous Boolean Networks
Duke, Physics
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Mar. 30, 2015 Tiantian Yang Forged in the Heat of Battle: New Organizations as Business Incubators
Duke, Sociology
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Mar. 23, 2015 the group Visualisation Day
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Mar. 16, 2015 John Levi Martin Persistence and Re-Formation of Close Personal Ties over a Long, Long, Long Time.
U Chicago, Sociology
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Mar. 9, 2015 ~ spring break ~
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Mar. 2, 2015 Saray Shai Attacks of modular networks
UNC, Department of Mathematics
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Feb. 23, 2015 Luke Maier Co-evolving Networks of International Conflict and Cooperation
Duke, Public Policy
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Feb. 16, 2015 ~ cancelled due to snow storm ~
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Feb. 9, 2015 Yuli Patrick Hsieh Check the phone book: Testing information and communication technology (ICT) recall aids for personal network surveys
RTI, Digital Technology and Society Program
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Feb. 2, 2015 Susan Alberts Social relationships and survival in a wild primate population
Duke, Biology
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Jan. 26, 2015 Yong-Mi Kim & Jonathon Cummings Who uses enterprise collaboration systems?
University of Michigan, School of Information & Duke, Fuqua School of Business
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Jan. 12, 2015 Robin Dodsworth & Richard Benton School Co-Attendance Networks and the Southern Vowel Shift
NCSU, English & Duke University, Sociology
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Dec. 8, 2014 Crystal Wiley Cené & Laura Sheble Systems Science Methods and Health Part 1: System Dynamics and Network Analysis
UNC (School of Medicine) & UNC (Center for Health Equity Research)
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Nov. 24, 2014 Ying Shi Success by Degrees: Adolescent Popularity and Future Earnings
Duke (Public Policy)
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Nov. 17, 2014 Weihua (Edward) An Health Surveillance through Social Networks
University of Indiana (Statistics)
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Nov. 10, 2014 Malgorzata Turalska Networks of influence: transmission of information in systems of cooperative decision makers.
Duke (Physics)
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Oct. 27, 2014 Ron Breiger Multivariate Analysis as a Network Problem
University of Arizona (Sociology)
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Oct. 20, 2014 Nishant Malik Social environment and social clustering in spread of opinions in co-evolving networks
UNC (Mathematics)
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Oct. 6, 2014 Jukka-Pekka Onnela Cell phones, social networks, and public health
Havard (Biostatistics at School of Public Health)
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Sep. 29, 2014 Brad Fulton Bridging and Bonding: How Social Diversity Influences Organizational Performance
Duke (Sociology)
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Sep. 22, 2014 Clare Barrington Social networks, migration and HIV in a new immigration destination
UNC (Public Global Health)
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Sep. 15, 2014 Tony Rivera Honor as Social Power and Factions as Networks: Understanding the Iranian Political Elite
NDU (International Security Affairs)
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Sep. 8, 2014 James Wilson A testing based approach to identifying statistically significant communities in social networks
UNC (Statistics & Operations Research)
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Apr. 15, 2014 Dane Taylor Complex contagion on noisy geometric networks
SAMSI and UNC Department of Mathematics
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Apr. 8, 2014 Anthony Kosner Design Everywhere: Natural Machines and the Success (and Failure) of Emergent Networks
Forbes
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Apr. 1, 2014 Bailey Fosdick Temporal latent space network models for dynamic grooming interactions in baboon troops
Duke - SAMSI, statistics
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Mar. 25, 2014 Malte Doehne From attribute to quality signal - and back again? The adoption of screwcaps on fine wines, 1970-2012
ZU Friedrichshafen - Sociology
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Mar. 18, 2014 Kristian Lum An agent-based epidemiological model of incarceration
Virginia Tech-Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
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Feb. 25, 2014 Charles Seguin Cultural Superstardom from Multiple Mechanisms: Two Mathematical Models of Cultural Object Popularity
UNC - Sociology
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Feb. 18, 2014 Josh Socolar Quantifying the complexity of Boolean networks
Duke University - Physics
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Feb. 11, 2014 David Banks Text Networks
Duke University - Department of Statistical Science
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Feb. 4, 2014 Kamesh Munagala On the Precision of Social and Information Networks
Duke University - Computer Science
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Jan. 28, 2014 James Fowler Friendship and Natural Selection
UCSD - Political Science and Medical Genetics
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Jan. 21, 2014 David Eagle Methodological Considerations in the Use of Name Generators and Interpreters
Duke University - Sociology Department
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Jan. 14, 2014 Steve McDonald Intra-Organizational Job Mobility Networks and Wage Inequality
NCSU - Sociology
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Dec. 3, 2013 Ted Mouw Sampling a hidden population without a sampling frame: A practical application of Network Sampling with Memory.
UNC - Chapel Hill
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Nov. 26, 2013 Brian Southwell Multilevel Constraint on Social Interaction Regarding Science
RTI International, Duke, & UNC-Chapel Hill
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Nov. 12, 2013 Daniel Heard Network Analysis Techniques for a Hard-to-reach Population
Duke University - Department of Statistical Science
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Nov. 5, 2013 Lauren Brent Genes, Networks, and Babies: The Causes and Consequences of Social Behavior in Nonhuman Primates
Duke University - Center for Cogntive Neuroscience
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Oct. 29, 2013 Kathleen Carley The Power of Meta-Networks for Rapid Ethnographic Assessment
School of Computer Science - Carnegie Mellon University
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Oct. 22, 2013 Krista Gile New methods for inference from Respondent-Driven Sampling Data
UMass Amherst - Statistics
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Oct. 8, 2013 Ilya Zaliapin Random self-similar trees: models, statistical inference, and applications
University of Nevada, Reno - Department of Mathematics and Statistics
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Oct. 1, 2013 Ashton Verdery Using multiple data sources to evaluate Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) and explore new approaches to studying hidden and hard to reach populations
UNC Chapel Hill - Dept of Sociology
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Sep. 24, 2013 David Hines An Application of Ecological Network Analysis to Predict the Impacts of Seawater Intrusion on an Estuarine Nitrogen Cycle
Department of Biology and Marine Biology - UNC Wilmington
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Sep. 17, 2013 Nan Lin and Hang Young Lee Assessing Measurements of Social Capital: Investigation of Four Typical Social Capital Measurements
Duke Sociology
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Sep. 10, 2013 Neal Caren RefCliq: The Networked World of Academic Citations
Sociology - Duke
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Sep. 3, 2013 Vincent Conitzer Using Social Networks for More Accurate Voting and Marketing
Computer Science and Economics - Duke
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Apr. 2, 2013 Cosma Shalizi Homophily, Contagion, Confounding: Pick Any Three
Statistics Department - Carnegie Mellon University
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Mar. 26, 2013 Dong-Ju Lee International Linkages and Liberalization of Abortion: Competing Institutional Logics and International Organization Networks
Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Mar. 19, 2013 Adrian Bejan Constructal Law of Design and Evolution in Nature
Duke University - Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences
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Mar. 5, 2013 Tyler McCormick Latent space models for multiview network data: An approach to understanding social structure in Twitter
University of Washington - Department of Statistics, Sociology
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Feb. 26, 2013 Stuart Borrett Throughflow centrality reveals important species in ecosystems and environmental impacts of shrimp trawling in Core Sound, NC.
UNC, Wilmington - Systems Ecology and Ecoinformatics Laboratory
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Feb. 12, 2013 Jason Priem Telling a fuller story of research impact with altmetrics and ImpactStory
School of Information and Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill
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Feb. 5, 2013 John Scott Influence, Selection, and Activity: Social Structure and Processes in Medicare Lobbying and Agenda Setting.
Department of Public Policy - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Jan. 22, 2013 David Banks and Justin Gross Topic Modeling in Blog Networks
Duke University - Department of Statistical Science; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Department of Political Science
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Dec. 4, 2012 Christina Prell Gaining Knowledge Expertise Through Social Networks
University of Maryland - Sociology Department
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Nov. 6, 2012 Greg Applebaum NeuroRhetoric: Mapping the semantic structure of cognitive neuroscience
Duke University - Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
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Oct. 23, 2012 Jeffrey A. Smith, M. Giovanna Merli, James Moody, Jing Li, Sharon Weir Network Sampling Coverage in RDS: How Much of the Network Do We See?
Duke University - Sociology Department, Immunology; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - School of Public Health
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Oct. 2, 2012 Jeff Smith Measuring Social Change as Categorical Change: Race and Education in America
Duke University - Sociology Department
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Sep. 25, 2012 James Moody, Peter Mucha and S. Joshua Mendelsohn Removal Centrality: A Comparative Evaluation of System-Influence Centrality Measures
Duke University - Sociology Department; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Department of Mathematics
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Sep. 4, 2012 Brad Fulton Uncommon Collaborators: How Network Ties Enable and Constrain Organizational Action
Duke University - Sociology Department
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Apr. 24, 2012 Karen Joyce An Agent-Based Model of the Human Brain
Wake Forest - Department of Biomedical Engineering
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Apr. 10, 2012 Peter Arcidiacono Terms of Endearment: An Equilibrium Model of Sex and Matching
Duke University - Department of Economics
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Apr. 3, 2012 Yanjie Bian Corporate Social Capital in Chinese Guanxi Culture
University of Minnesota - Department of Sociology
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Mar. 20, 2012 Giovanna Merli, James Moody, Robin Gauthier, and S Joshua Mendelsohn Shanghai Sexual Mixing: Are sexual contact patterns in Shanghai compatible with an HIV/AIDS epidemic?
Duke University
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Feb. 21, 2012 Steve McDonald Dual Embeddedness and Institutional Transference: Network-based Job Finding and Macro-Institutional Dynamics in Germany and the United States
North Carolina State University - Department of Sociology
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Feb. 14, 2012 Brian Southwell Leveraging social networks for health promotion: The promise and perils of peer-to-peer information sharing
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - School of Journalism and Mass Communication
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Feb. 7, 2012 James Moody Reconstructing the Ship of Theseus: Groups, Roles & Trajectories in Early Adolescent Friendship Networks
Duke University - Department of Sociology
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Jan. 31, 2012 Peter Mucha Peter Mucha will be discussing research on network clustering
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Department of Mathematics
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Nov. 28, 2011 Rebecca Willett Scalable Tracking of Dynamic Networks
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Nov. 17, 2011 Steven Durlauf Linear Social Networks Models
University of Wisconsin - Dept of Economics
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Nov. 8, 2011 Jacob Foster Novelty, metaknowledge, and models of discovery
University of Chicago - Department of Sociology
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Nov. 7, 2011 Jesse Blocher Contagious Capital: A Network Analysis of Interconnected Intermediaries
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Oct. 24, 2011 David Sparks Ideological Extremity and Primary Success: A Social Network Approach
Duke University - Department of Political Science
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Oct. 4, 2011 David Banks Mining Text Networks
Duke University - Department of Statistical Science
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Sep. 19, 2011 Jeff Smith Inferring Global Networks from Local Samples
Duke University - Dept of Sociology
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Sep. 12, 2011 Balachander Krishnamurthy Internet Privacy: It is not getting better
AT&T
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Sep. 5, 2011 DNAC Affiliates General Meeting
Duke Network Analysis Center
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Apr. 25, 2011 Philip Benfey Development rooted in interwoven networks
Duke University – Dept of Biology
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Apr. 18, 2011 Savithri Nageswaran Using network analysis to study care-coordination system for children with complex-chronic conditions
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
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Apr. 11, 2011 Ryan Light Modeling the content of science: The case of HIV/AIDS research, 1990-2008
University of Oregon - Dept of Sociology
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Apr. 4, 2011 Mason Porter Social Structure of Facebook Networks
University of Oxford - Dept of Mathematics
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Mar. 28, 2011 Regina Smardon The Microsociology of Interdisciplinarity: Graduate students as networked social actors and cultural objects in motion
University of Virginia - Institute for Advanced Studies In Culture
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Mar. 14, 2011 Rick Durrett Voter models in the age of Facebook, iPads, and Sarah Palin
Duke University - Dept of Mathematics
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Feb. 28, 2011 Ashton Verdery and Ted Mouw Estimated Sampling Variance in RDS
UNC Sociology
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Feb. 21, 2011 James Moody Simulation Models for Diffusion over Multirelational Dynamic Networks
Duke Sociology
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Feb. 7, 2011 Heather Rackin How Much Does it Cost to have a Baby? Differences in Perceptions of the Cost of Childbearing
Duke Sociology
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Feb. 7, 2011 Robin Gauthier The Structure of Consensus: Cohesion and Hierarchy in Peer Networks
Duke Sociology
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Feb. 7, 2011 S Joshua Mendelsohn Local Cities, Global Influence
Duke Sociology
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Jan. 31, 2011 Jeff Smith Macrostructure from Survey Data: Generating Whole Systems from Ego Networks
Duke Sociology
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Jan. 31, 2011 Yanlong Zhang Markets or Networks? Rural Households' Borrowing Choices in Western China
Duke Sociology
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Jan. 24, 2011 Rachel Kranton Strategic Interaction and Networks
Duke Economics
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Dec. 9, 2010 Skyler Cranmer Longitudinal Analysis of Networks: Temporal Exponential Random Graph Models, their Estimation, and Applications
UNC Political Science
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Nov. 18, 2010 Tyler McCormick Using network structure to estimate latent features in hard-to-reach populations
Columbia Statistics
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Nov. 11, 2010 Mauro Maggioni Multiscale Analysis on Graphs
Duke Mathematics
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Nov. 4, 2010 Joshua Socolar Dynamics of Boolean Networks
Duke Physics
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