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

Introduction to Social Network Analysis

Date and Time: Wednesday, June 26 (8:30 am - 12:30 pm)
Room: Oak


This half-day workshop addresses network analysis for participants who have no prior training in the field.   It introduces major theories, terminology,  measures, and data formats.  Applications to political networks are discussed.


Michael T. Heaney is Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies and Political Science at the University of Michigan.  His research focuses on networks among interest groups, social movements, and political parties in the United States.  He is currently writing a book manuscript, co-authored with Fabio Rojas, titled Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11.