*****  To join INSNA, visit  *****

*Political Networks 2016*
9th Annual Political Networks Workshops & Conference
*June 23-25, 2016*
Charles F. Knight Center
Washington University in Saint Louis

Dear Political Network Analysis Enthusiasts,

Don't forget to apply to present your work at the Ninth Annual Political 
Networks Conference & Workshops this June 23-25, hosted by Washington 
University in St. Louis. You can find information about the conference 
and an application through the following link:

We seek proposals for individual papers and organized panels that engage 
in rigorous theoretical and/or empirical research on the application of 
network concepts to politics and policy. We welcome contributions that 
develop novel conceptual and methodological approaches to the analysis 
of political networks. We aim to have a conference that represents 
research from a broad range of subfields and methodologies. Submissions 
are encouraged from scholars in any related field, including, but not 
limited to, political science, sociology, economics, anthropology, 
psychology, business, statistics, computer science and information science.

Additionally, the first day (June 23) is devoted to workshops, organized 
introductory and more advanced, inferential tracks:

_Track 1: Intro_
Introduction to Network Analysis with Bruce Desmarais, Pennsylvania 
State University
Network visualization with R with Katherine Ognyanova, Rutgers University

_Track 2: Inferential_
Inferential Network Models, Part I with Skyler Cranmer, Ohio State 
Inferential Network Models, Part II with Philip Leifeld, Eawag and 
University of Bern_

_See for full workshop 
__Applications due_: *Friday, April 1*

The conference has received generous funding from the Washington 
University Political Science Department and the Weidenbaum Center on the 
Economy, Government & Public Policy.

Conference co-hosts: Betsy Sinclair, Jacob Montgomery, & Jon Rogowski, 
Washington University
Conference administrators: Joshua Boston & Sarah Crean, Washington 
Program Chairs: Brendan Nyhan, Dartmouth College
Training Chair: Skyler Cranmer, Ohio State University
Fellowship Committee: Alex Hughes, University of California-San Diego; 
Matthew Pietryka, Florida State University; and Elizabeth Menninga, 
University of Iowa

SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social
network researchers ( To unsubscribe, send
an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line
UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.