[CITASA] [Air-L] not so humble bragged
Pablo J Boczkowski
pjb9 at northwestern.edu
Fri Jun 20 14:26:55 EDT 2014
-- Pablo J. Boczkowski
Professor and Director
Program in Media, Technology & Society
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!
>> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 12:43 AM, Barry Wellman
>><wellman at chass.utoronto.ca>
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> "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
>>> 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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