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

Day 2 Panels

Panel ID Day Time Room Panel Title
4-1 SAT 9-10:30a Oak Social Media Political Networks
4-2 SAT 9-10:30a Walnut Public Management Networks
4-3 SAT 9-10:30a Maple Networks in Comparative Politics
4-4 SAT 9-10:30a Dogwood Applications of Co-Citation Networks
5-1 SAT 10:45a-12:15p Oak Computational Models of Political Networks
5-2 SAT 10:45a-12:15p Walnut Interest Group and Lobbying Networks
5-3 SAT 10:45a-12:15p Maple The Geography of Political Networks

4-1: Social Media Political Networks

Time: Saturday, 9-10:30 am
Room: Oak

Chair: Maurice Champagne (George Mason University)

Gary Bogle (George Mason University, Dept. of Computational Social Sciences) "Comparison of political and social media networks within the 111the and 112th US Congresses"
Co-authors: Maurice B. Champagne (School of Public Policy, George Mason University), Jessica Hughes (Dept. of Computational Social Sciences, George Mason University), Melanie Swartz (Dept. of Computational Social Sciences, George Mason University).

Emilio Ferrara (Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, Indiana University Bloomington) "The Digital Evolution of Occupy Wall Street"
Co-authors: M.D. Conover, F. Menczer, A. Fammini (all at the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, Indiana University Bloomington).

Yu-Ru Lin (Northeastern University) "Rising tides or rising stars?: Dynamics of shared attention on Twitter during 2012 U.S. presidential election"
Co-authors: Brian Keegan, Drew Margolin, David Lazer (College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University).

Derek Ruths (McGill University) "Large-scale trends in campaign contributor behavior: a first look"
Co-authors: Guy Lifshitz (McGill University), Sasha Goodman (Northeastern University), David Lazer (Northeastern University).


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4-2: Public Management Networks

Time: Saturday, 9-10:30 am
Room: Walnut

Chair: Gwen Arnold (UC Davis)

Gwen Arnold (UC Davis) "How do networks affect entrepreneur-driven policy diffusion? Examining municipal adoption of fracking policies in New York’s Southern Tier"
Co-author: Dr. Le Anh Nguyen (Catania University of Muenster Institute for Political Science).

Matthew Howell (Eastern Kentucky University) "The Effect of Intergovernmental Associations on the Structure of Intergovernmental Networks Relations among Kentucky Cities"

Aleksey Kolpakov (Ohio University) "Towards a Theory of Structural Development of Public Management Networks over Time"


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4-3: Networks in Comparative Politics

Time: Saturday, 9-10:30 am
Room: Maple

Chair: Armando Razo(Indiana University)

Julia Carboni (Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (IUPUI)) "Economic integration and Social Networks in Displacement"
Co-author:  Beth Mitchneck (University of Arizona)

Sanna Ojanpera (American University, School of International Service) "Networked Structures in International Development: A Proposal for a Research Agenda"

Neelanjan Sircar (Columbia University, Dept. of Political Science) "The Effect of Kinship Networks Upon Political Preferences"


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4-4: Applications of Co-Citation Networks

Time: Saturday, 9-10:30 am
Room: Dogwood

Chair: Shane Gleason (Southern Illinois University)

Scott Comparato (Southern Illinois University) "Influencing the Law From Afar: State Supreme Court Citation Networks"
Co-author: Shane Gleason (Southern Illinois University).

Darrin Griffin (University at Buffalo, State University of New York) "Central Journals and Authors in Communication: Analyzing an authorship network"
Co-authors: San Bolkan (California State University, Long Beach), Frank Tutzauer (University at Buffalo, State University of New York), Jennifer Holmgren (California State University, Long Beach).

Matthew Hitt (The Ohio State University) "Using Lower Federal Court Citation Networks to Measure the Influence of Supreme Court Precedent"

Jikuo Lu (University of Pittsburgh) "Evaluating Structural Properties of Knowledge Production Systems and the Quality of Research They Generate: Citation Network Analysis of IPE and Health Sciences Research"
Co-authors: Eamonn F. Berry, Abigail Stark, Johanna E. Steenrod


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5-1: Computational Models of Political Networks

Time: Saturday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Room: Oak

Chair: Bruce Desmarais (University of Massachusetts)

Scott McClurg (Southern Illinois) "Deliberative Networks: Social Structure and Group Decision-Making"
Co-authors: David Siegel (Florida State), Anand Sokhey (University of Colorado).

John Patty (Washington University in St. Louis) "Sequential Decision-Making & Information Aggregation in Small Networks"
Co-author: Elizabeth Maggie Penn (Washington University in St. Louis).

Matthew Zimmerman (University of California, Davis) "When are Hierarchical Political and Economic Networks Most Efficient?"


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5-2: Interest Group and Lobbying Networks

Time: Saturday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Room: Walnut

Chair: Jennifer Victor (George Mason University)

Shane Gleason (Southern Illinois University) "Lobbying Together:  State Attorney General Amicus Curiae Coalitions"

Michael Heaney (University of Michigan) "How Partisanship Structures Social Movement Networks: The Case of the Antiwar Movement after 9/11"
Co-author: Fabio Rojas (Indiana University-Bloomington).

Justin Kirkland (University of Houston) "Dollar Values and the Campaign Finance Network"
Co-authors: Paul S. Herrnson (University of Maryland)

Anh Tran (Indiana University) "One Mandarin Benefits the Whole Clan:  Hometown Network Favoritism in an Authoritarian Regime"
Co-authors: Quoc-Anh Do (Science Po, Paris), Trang Nguyen (World Bank).


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5-3: The Geography of Political Networks

Time: Saturday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Room: Maple

Chair: David Meyer (UC San Diego)

Brandon Behlendorf (National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START); The University of Maryland, College Park) "Charting the Course: Multi-method Network Analysis of Potential Smuggling Routes"
Co-authors: Ruth Bluestone (START),  Sarah Spalding (START).

Karissa McKelvey (Indiana University) "The Geospatial Characteristics of A Social Movement Communication Network"
Co-authors: Michael D. Conover, Clayton Davis, Emilio Ferrara, Filippo Menczer, Alessandro Flammini (Indiana University)

David Meyer (UC San Diego) "Analyzing political divisions with telecommunications network data"


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