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SONIC Hosts Prof. Krackhardt

SONIC Hosts Prof. Krackhardt

Professor Krackhardt of Carnegie Mellon guest lectured the Master of Science in Analytic’s class. Krackhard pioneered the concept of “cognitive social structures.” In the lecture, he shared some of his case studies and discussed how an individual’s power can be measured according to his/her position... read more »

 

Contractor mentors young scholars at the 104th Annual NCA Convention

This past weekend at the National Communication Association (NCA) 104th Annual Convention, Contractor provided mentorship during the sessions titled “Scholarly Recess: Professional Development for Students and Junior Scholars” for the Group Communication Division and “Pursuing Grant-Funded Research in Communication:... read more »

 

Alina presents at the NCA 104th Annual Convention

Alina presented the paper, “Deep Space Collaboration: Impact of Communication Latency on Collaborative Work” at the NCA 104th Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, UT. Citation: Lungeanu, A., Park, P., DeChurch, L. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2018, November). Deep Space Collaboration: Impact of Latency and Social... read more »

 

Alina joins Network Science Institute as visiting faculty

Research Assistant Professor Alina Lungeanu joins Network Science Institute at Northeastern University, Boston MA as visiting faculty starting Fall 2018. Congratulations Alina! Link: https://www.networkscienceinstitute.org/people/alina-lungeanu  read more »

 

9th ANN / SONIC / NICO Network Theory Workshop – Success

This past weekend over 35 scholars at leading-edge brain science and social network gathered for the 9th annual ANN-SONIC-NICO Network Theory Workshop under the theme of “Brain Science and Social Networks.” The workshop was held at Northwestern’s Kellogg Global Hub and sponsored by the Annenberg Networks... read more »

 

Contractor publishes in @HarvardBiz

Noshir Contractor along with SONIC Affiliated Faculty, Paul Leonardi, publish, “Better People Analytics – Measure who they know, not just who they are ” in Harvard Business Review.   Citation: Leonardi, P., & Contractor, N. S. (2018, Nov-Dec). Better People Analytics: Measure who they know,... read more »

 

Diego presents at MESO in Buenos Aires

Diego presents the paper, “How can we assemble better interdisciplinary teams? The ‘My Dream Team’ experience at the Universidad of Buenos Aires” at the MESO Conference titled, “Contemporary Developments on Media, Culture and Society: Argentian and America Latina,” in Buenos Aires, Argentina.   Citation: Gómez-Zará,... read more »

 

Noshir Contractor presents at Inaugural Case Workshop on Digital Innovation

On Thursday, October 18th, Noshir Contractor will present, “Inhaling digital exhaust data from Enterprise Social Media to understand and enable teaming,” a paper with Paul Leonardi (UC Santa Barbara), Leslie DeChurch, and SONIC alum Jackie Ng (Harvard Business School) at The Inaugural Case Workshop on Digital... read more »

 

Noshir Contractor presents at Amazon

Noshir Contractor presented research on teams going into isolated (space) environments, titled “Social isolation: A challenge in and out of this world.”  at an invitational workshop organized by Amazon on October 17 in Seattle titled “All Boats Rise? Social Capital, Promise and Peril” in a session... read more »

 

Kyosuke Tanaka’s paper accepted to #ComplexNetworks2018 conference

SONIC research graduate, Kyosuke will be traveling to Cambridge, UK for the Complex Networks 2018 conference. A paper by Kyosuke Tanaka and Agnes Horvat, an Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at Northwestern, has been accepted and will also be included in the conference proceedings. Their paper, titled “Network... read more »