[CITASA] [Air-L] not so humble bragged

Pablo J Boczkowski pjb9 at northwestern.edu
Fri Jun 20 14:26:55 EDT 2014

Ditto, Barry!!!!

-- Pablo J. Boczkowski
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Northwestern University
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On 6/20/14 1:03 PM, "Saskia Sassen" <sjs2 at columbia.edu> wrote:

>fantstic!!! you deserve it and more!
>On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 5:55 PM, Mark Chen <markdangerchen at gmail.com>
>> Totally awesome Barry!
>> mark
>> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 12:43 AM, Barry Wellman
>><wellman at chass.utoronto.ca>
>> wrote:
>>> Unexpected, and overwhelming. What an honour and what company to keep.
>>>   Barry Wellman
>>>   NetLab                        FRSC                      INSNA Founder
>>>   Faculty of Information (iSchool)                 611 Bissell Building
>>>   140 St. George St.    University of Toronto    Toronto Canada M5S 3G6
>>>   http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman          twitter: @barrywellman
>>>                  NSA/CSEC: Canadian and American citizen
>>>   NETWORKED:The New Social Operating System. Lee Rainie & Barry Wellman
>>>   MIT Press            http://amzn.to/zXZg39      Print $14  Kindle $16
>>>                  Old/NewCyberTimes http://bit.ly/c8N9V8
>>> Network Theorist Barry Wellman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from
>>> the Oxford Internet Institute
>>> (text for OII Awards website)
>>> Professor Barry Wellman, co-director of NetLab at the Faculty of
>>> Information (iSchool) of the University of Toronto, has been awarded
>>>an OII
>>> Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his extraordinary record
>>> scholarship in social network theory and Internet research which has
>>> contributed so much to our understanding of life online.
>>> A Canadian-American sociologist, his overarching interest is in the
>>> paradigm shift from group-centered relations to networked
>>>individualism. His
>>> research examines virtual community, the virtual workplace, social
>>> community, kinship, friendship, and social network theory and methods.
>>> methodological contributions have been for the analysis of
>>>ego-centered or
>>> "personal" networks - defined from the standpoint of an individual.
>>> calls for somewhat different techniques than the more common social
>>> practice of analysing a single large network.
>>> Barry Wellman said "I am deeply honoured by this. And want to pay
>>> to the many NetLab members - and Networked co-author Lee Rainie - who
>>> been my wonderful intellectual playmates through the years."
>>> OII Acting Director, Dr Victoria Nash said "Barry Wellman's approach to
>>> studying the networks that connect us as individuals has had a profound
>>> effect on the field of Internet research, reflected in much of the
>>>work of
>>> our colleagues and students. We are delighted to honour his
>>> today. "
>>> The top-cited Canadian sociologist, Wellman's current work continues to
>>> focus on the interplay between information and communication
>>> especially the Internet, social relations and social structure. He was
>>> elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2007.
>>> The award will be presented on 7th November in Oxford, at an awards
>>> and ceremony that also includes Lifetime Achievement awards for Sir Tim
>>> Berners Lee and Dame Stephanie Shirley.
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>> --
>> You see before you Mark Chen, PhD. Above his head appears the label
>> "Director, Pepperdine Gameful Design Lab."
>> Do you send him a tweet (@mcdanger), check out his website
>> (markdangerchen.net), or respond to this email?
>> He looks at you expectantly with a smile.
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