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Dear Colleagues, 


please consider contributing to a session on “Mixed Methods Network Studies” at the XXXVI Sunbelt Conference, April 5-10, 2016 at Newport Beach, California.


The session brings together empirical studies on social networks which make use of both qualitative and quantitative data and/or qualitative and quantitative strategies of data analysis. We especially welcome presentations on the research design, methodological questions and empirical contributions of mixed methods network studies.


Thank you for your consideration.


Please submit your abstract (not exceeding 500 words) until January 4th 2016, using the conference’s abstract submission system found here:


When submitting your abstract, select the Organized Session title ‘Mixed Methods Studies’ from the list of session titles. The conference website ( provides additional information on the conference.




Prof. Dr. Betina Hollstein
Chair of Sociology, University of Bremen
Mary-Somerville-Str. 9, 28359 Bremen, Germany

Tel +49 (0)421 - 218 - 67280/ -67281 (Sec)


Recently published:

Silvia Dominguez & Betina Hollstein (Eds.) (2014): Mixed Methods Social Networks Research. Design and Applications.

Cambridge University Press, New York. Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences Series, Vol. 36.



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