June 26-29, 2013 6th Annual Political Networks Workshops & Conference Bloomington, IN
"Political Networks in an Interdisciplinary World":  Polnet 2013 @ Indiana University

Day 1 Posters

Panel ID Day Time Room Panel Title
P-1 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Empirical methods
P-2 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Formal, Computational and Experimental Methods
P-3 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Legislative Networks
P-4 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Networks and Mass Political Behavior
P-5 FRI 5:30-7p Tudor Policy Networks

Best Poster Award Co-Winners:

Lauren Ratcliff (The Ohio State University). "Are women really more ambivalent? Reanalyzing the effect of cross-cutting exposure on ambivalence"

Franziska Keller (New York University). "How to spot a successful revolution in advance"

Best Poster Award Judges:

Bethany Cutts (University of Illinois)
Justin Gross (University of North Carolina)
Derek Ruths (McGill University)

P-1: Empirical Methods

Time: Friday, 5:30-7:00 pm
Room: IMU Tudor Room

Todd Theriault (CNS Center, SLIS, Indiana University--Bloomington) "Places & Spaces: Mapping Science)"
Co-author:  Katy Börner (SLIS, Indiana University).

Megan Thomas (University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs) "Evaluating Quality of Research in Security Studies: Citation network analysis of publications on US security strategy in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2012"
Co-author: Jeffrey L. Carasiti


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P-2: Formal, Computational and Experimental Methods

Time: Friday, 5:30-7:00 pm
Room: IMU Tudor Room

Franziska Keller (New York University - Department of Politics (GSAS)) "Divide and Conquer? Protest Spread in Heterogeneous Societies"

José Manuel Magallanes (George Mason University) "Organizing and exploring political interactions in legislators for computational network analysis"
Co-authors: Annetta Burger (George Mason University), Nikhil Murali, Maurice Champagne.

John Ternovski (Analyst Institute) "Challenges and Limitations of Contemporary Experimental Designs in Dynamic Social Networks"


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P-3: Legislative Networks

Time: Friday, 5:30-7:00 pm
Room: IMU Tudor Room

Sasha Goodman (Northeastern University and Harvard University) "Money, Networks and Congressional Voting"

Michael Kowal (University of Massachusetts) "Political Corporations: An Examination of the Corporate PAC and Congressional Finance Network"

Susanna Supalla (University of Rochester) "The Market for “Hard” Money: Funding Flows through Political Parties Post-BCRA"


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P-4: Networks and Mass Political Behavior

Time: Friday, 5:30-7:00 pm
Room: IMU Tudor Room

Raluca Bejan (University of Toronto) "It's Who You Know: Exploring Settlement Workers' Ethnic Positionality through Their  Professional Networks"
Co-author: Christopher Black (Researcher, Meta Strategies).

Mark Fredrickson (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) "Using a randomized experiment to investigate spillover in voter registration irregularities in the 2008 Ghana election"
Co-authors: Nahomi Ichino (Harvard University), Jake Bowers (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

Lauren Ratliff (The Ohio State University) "Group Membership and Political Behavior"

Cheng Wang (University of California, Irvine) "Dynamics of Friendship Networks and Political Tastes"
Co-author: David Hachen (Univ. of Notre Dame)


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P-5: Policy Networks

Time: Friday, 5:30-7:00 pm
Room: IMU Tudor Room

Vicken Hillis (UC Davis) "Degree, not betweenness, predicts adoption of sustainable practices among California winegrape growers"
Co-authors:  Mark Lubell (Dept. Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis), Matthew Hoffman (Geography Graduate Group, UC Davis).

Chang-Gyu Kwak (Florida State University) "Impacts of federal funding program on network change among local governments in economic development policy"
Co-authors:  Richard Feiock (Florida State University), Christopher Hawkins (University of Central Florida), Youngmi Lee (Kyonggi University).

Manabu Nakashima (University of Albany-SUNY) "A framework for antecedents and consequences of performance information use in governance networks"

William Resh (Indiana University, Bloomington) "Drawn to the Shadows: Does the Network Centrality of
Government Actors Matter?"
Co-authors: Saba Siddiki, PhD (Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis), Will McConnell (Indiana University).

Jessica Shearer (McMaster University) "Theoretical and empirical explorations of how policy networks interact with institutions, interests and ideas to affect policy change"
Co-authors: John Lavis (McMaster University), Julia Abelson (McMaster University), Michelle Dion ( McMaster University), Gill Walt (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).


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