What is Social About Social Networks?

CeNSA, the Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications presents:

The Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Networks

“What is Social About Social Networks?”

Katherine Faust
Professor, Department of Sociology and Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Thursday, October 8, 2009
4 pm
McKenna Hall, Room 210-214

Free and open to the public with reception to follow

Katherine Faust is coauthor of the book Social Network Analysis: Methods and Applications (Cambridge University Press) and numerous articles on social networks and network methodology. Her current research focuses on comparison of network patterns across different forms of social relations and animal species, development of methodology for complex network structures, and understanding the relationship between social networks and demographic processes.