Marc A. Smith

Marc A. Smith

Marc A. Smith is a sociologist specializing in the social organization of online communities and computer-mediated interaction. Smith leads the Connected Action consulting group and lives and works in Silicon…

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Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman (www.cs.umd.edu/~ben) is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and founding director (1983-2000) of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory (www.cs.umd.edu/hcil) at the University of Maryland. He was elected…

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Itai Himmelboim

Itai Himmelboim

Itai Himelboim from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia where he studies the role social media plays in news, political and international communication. He applies network…

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Wasim Ahmed

Wasim Ahmed

Wasim Ahmed is a Doctoral Candidate at the Information School at the University of Sheffield. He regularly posts to his social media blog and regularly contributes to the popular LSE…

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Jure Leskovec

Jure Leskovec

Jure Leskovec is assistant professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. His research focuses on mining large social and information networks. Problems he investigates are motivated by large scale data,…

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Harald Meier

Harald Meier

Harald Meier is a Diploma-Geographer who graduated from the Department of Geography at the University of Münster, Germany, in 2010. His diploma thesis offered a new approach to world city…

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Natasa Milic-Frayling

Natasa Milic-Frayling

As Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge (MSRC), Natasa Milic-Frayling sets research directions for the Integrated Systems group (http://research.microsoft.com/is), a cross-disciplinary team focused on design, prototyping and evaluation of information…

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Derek L. Hansen

Derek L. Hansen

Derek L. Hansen is  an Assistant Professor at Brigham Young University's Information Technology program in the School of Technology (http://it.et.byu.edu/). Dr. Hansen completed his PhD from the University of Michigan’s School of Information…

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Cody Dunne

Cody Dunne

Cody Dunne recently graduated with a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Human Computer Interaction Lab. His research focuses on information visualization, specifically on improving the readability…

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Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan is a computational social scientist and post-doctoral research fellow at Northeastern University. He received his PhD in 2012 from Northwestern University and his dissertation examined the history, structure,…

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Ines Mergel

Ines Mergel

Dr. Ines Mergel is Assistant Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Her research focuses on how public sector organizations innovate…

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Sorin Adam Matei

Sorin Adam Matei

Sorin Adam Matei is Associate Professor at the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University.  He is CyberCenter Director of Research for Computational Social Science at the Discovery Park and a Purdue…

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Scott Golder

Scott Golder

Scott Golder (@redlog) is a graduate student in Sociology at Cornell University. He was previously a researcher at HP Labs, and holds an A.B. in Linguistics with Computer Science from…

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Karina Alexanyan

Karina Alexanyan

Karina Alexanyan received her PhD in Communications from Columbia University in 2012, with a focus on global social media networks. Karina has presented on social media networks at a number…

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Vladimir Barash

Vladimir Barash

Vladimir Barash (@vlad43210) is a Senior Researcher and Engineer at Morningside Analytics. He has received his Ph.D. from Cornell University, where he studied with Michael Macy, Jon Kleinberg, and Claire Cardie.…

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Bernie Hogan

Bernie Hogan

Bernie Hogan is a Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford. Bernie's work focuses on the process of networking, or maintaining connections with other people.…

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Eduarda Mendes Rodrigues

Eduarda Mendes Rodrigues

Eduarda Mendes Rodrigues is an Assistant Professor of Informatics Engineering at the University of Porto, Portugal. Her research interests lie in the broad areas of data mining and web information…

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Jana Diesner

Jana Diesner

Jana Diesner is an Assistant Professor at the iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She earned her PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science, in the…

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Howard T. Welser

Howard T. Welser

Howard T. Welser is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, where he explores issues of social change and technology in courses on group processes, introduction to sociology, and…

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Libby Hemphill

Libby Hemphill

Libby Hemphill (http://www.libbyh.com) is a Research Fellow at the University of Michigan where she explores the experiences of newcomers to established virtual organizations and the use of technologies in environmentally…

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Gi Woong Yun

Gi Woong Yun

Gi Woong Yun (http://www.mediaresearchlab.org/giwoongyun/) is an associate professor at Telecommunications Department in the School of Media & Communication at Bowling Green State University. His research interest is online media. He works on social…

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Han Woo Park

Han Woo Park

Han Woo Park, (@hanwoopark) studies the network structure of social media, particularly political discussions in Korea.  He leads the Webometrics Institute in Yeungnam University in Deagu, Korea.

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Gihong Yi

Gihong Yi

Gihong Yi (@gihong) is interested in investigating the relationship between offline behavior and online content in explaining ordinary people’s everyday life, and has co-authored books including Understanding the Information Society (Korean,…

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Homero Gil De Zuñiga

Homero Gil de Zuñiga

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Homero Gil de Zuñiga, Ph.D., holds a Ph.D. in Politics from the Universidad Europea de Madrid and a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from University of Wisconsin – Madison, Dr. Gil de Zúñiga…

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Lise Getoor

Lise Getoor

Lise Getoor is a professor in the Computer Science Department at UC Santa Cruz. Her research areas include machine learning and reasoning under uncertainty, with an emphasis on graph and…

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Diana Ascher

Diana Ascher

Diana Ascher is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA and a principal at Stratelligence. She employs a network analysis approach to evaluate cultural and temporal aspects…

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