On Friday, October 21, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. University of Oxford Research Fellow, Bernie Hogan will be giving a presentation in Room 1-483 of Frances Searle Building on the Northwestern University Evanston Campus. This presentation will provide an overview of several studies that explore the phenomena related to how social networks mirror offline networks, albeit not perfectly.

Bernie Hogan is a research fellow at the University of Oxford’s Internet Institute. His work focuses on online identity via real names and pseudonyms. He has published methods for analyzing networks and names in City and Communication, Communication & Society, Fields Methods and elsewhere. His tool for downloading Facebook networks (namegenweb) is used worldwide. His 2009 dissertation under Barry Wellman at the University of Toronto won best Dissertation from ICA’s Communivation and Technology Section.

Download the flyer here.

Personal Networks and the Rise of the Real Name Web


 

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