Introduction

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Hello, my name is Thomas Chon and I am a doctoral student in health care administration. Previous to starting my current studies, I worked as a Manager of Operations for Ascension Health where I was responsible for purchases, contracts and operations for a comprehensive teaching hospital in Baltimore, MD with net annual profits over $400 …

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Introduction

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Hello! I am Courtney Blondino. I am a second year Epidemiology PhD student. My research interests are in the association between polysubstance use and mental health behaviors. I’ve read that network analysis is a very innovative way to analyze comorbidities among these conditions so I am excited to learn more! Before I started working in …

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Linked Barabasi

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Barabasi talks about how networks are found everywhere. I didn’t realize that networks could be found in math and science, that is talked about in this book. I had an understanding that networks were mainly related to computers, but what this book is trying to say, is that networks are more than that. The use …

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Introduction

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Hello all! My name is Morgan DeBusk-Lane and I am a 3rd-year doctoral student in the School of Education in the Educational Psychology concentration. This is presumably my last class at VCU and likely my last class as a student (Yay!). My research interests are broad, however, I mostly focus on quantitative methods (person-centered approaches […]

Introduction

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My name is Ndaesha Dryden-Mason, and I am currently beginning my final semester in the master’s program for criminal justice. In 2015, I graduated with my bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Howard University. I work as a field investigator for the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Upon receiving my master’s degree, I […]

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Hi everyone! My name is Ashlee Lester. I am a third year doctoral student in Educational Psychology. My areas of interest include educational equity more broadly, and student engagement in afterschool activities more specifically. I began my research at the University of Virginia as an undergraduate and the interests have followed me to VCU as …

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Welcome to Social Network Analysis

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Hello all and welcome to SNA.  My name is Dr. Jennifer A. Johnson and I will be co-teaching this class along with Professor Michael Pastore.  Professor Pastore and I have been collaborating on various SNA projects for the past 15 years including working together at the Department of Defense, designing software for the Richmond Police… Read more »