A Network Approach to Interest Group Politics

Please check out my new article, co-authored with James Strickland, titled “A Network Approach to Interest Group Politics” which appears in Oxford Handbooks Online (as part of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Political Networks). See:


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The Networks Network — Wed., Dec. 3, 12:30pm-2pm — Paige Fischer

Please join us this Wednesday, December 3 at 12:30-2pm in the Walker Room (5664 Haven Hall) for the next installment of The Networks Network. The presentation will be by Paige Fischer, Assistant Professor in the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan. Paige will speak on “Methods for Investigating Capacity to Adapt to Environmental Change in a Governance Network.” I think that Paige’s talk will be of special interest to people who wish to learn about collecting network data in field settings.

The Networks Network — Wed., Nov. 12, 12:30pm-2pm — Scott Kalafatis

Scott Kalafatis presented “Network Location and Policy-Oriented Behavior: An Analysis of Two-Mode Networks of Coauthored Documents Concerning Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region” to the Networks Network on Wednesday, November 12, 12:30pm-2pm in the Walker Room.   This article was previously published in August 2012 in the Policy Studies Journal 40(3): 492–515, co-authored with Ken Frank, I-Chien Chen, Youngmi Lee,Tingqiao Chen, Yun-Jia Lo, and Maria Carmen Lemos.

The Networks Network — Wed., Nov. 5, 12:30pm-2pm — Zachary O’Keeffe

Zachary O’Keeffe will present “Connecting the Candidates: Consultant Networks and the Diffusion of Campaign Strategy in American Congressional Elections” today at 12:30pm-2pm to The Networks Network.  This article forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science (by Brendan Nyhan and Jacob M. Montgomery). The workshop will meet, as usual, in the Walker Room.