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James Moody, Robert O. Keohane Professor and Bass Fellow

James Moody


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James Moody
Robert O. Keohane Professor and Bass Fellow

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Office: 268 Soc/Psych Bldg., Durham, NC 27708
Phone: +1 919 660 5650
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Areas of Interest:

Social networks
quantitative methodology
James Moody is the Robert O. Keohane professor of sociology at Duke University. He has published extensively in the field of social networks, methods, and social theory. His work has focused theoretically on the network foundations of social cohesion and diffusion, with a particular emphasis on building tools and methods for understanding dynamic social networks. He has used network models to help understand school racial segregation, adolescent health, disease spread, economic development, and the development of scientific disciplines. Moody's work is funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and has appeared in top social science, health and medical journals. He is winner of INSNA's (International Network for Social Network Analysis) Freeman Award for scholarly contributions to network analysis, founding director of the Duke Network Analysis Center and editor of the on-line Journal of Social Structure. 

Selected Publications/Recent Research:

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

    2006     To tell the truth: informant accuracy in sexual networks Adams, J; Moody, J. Social Networks , Vol. 29 , 44-58

    2006     Trends in Sociology Titles Moody, James. The American Sociologist , Vol. 37,2006. , 77-80

    2006     A view from above: The evolving sociological landscape Moody, J; Light, R. The American Sociologist , Vol. 37, No. 2 Springer Nature , 67-86
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12108-006-1006-8  [https://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/Sociology/faculty/moody.77/publications/257057]

    2005     Dynamic network visualization Moody, J; McFarland, D; Bender-DeMoll, S. American Journal of Sociology , Vol. 110, No. 4 University of Chicago Press , 1206-1241
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/421509  [https://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/Sociology/faculty/moody.77/publications/257001]

    2006     Suicide and Friendship: Among American Adolescents Bearman, Peter S. and James Moody. American Journal of Public Health , Vol. 94,2004. , 89-95

    2006     The Structure of a Social Science Collaboration Network: Disciplinary Cohesion from 1963 to 1999 Moody, James. American Sociological Review , Vol. 69,2004. , 213-238

    2006     Chains of Affection: The Structure of Adolescent Romantic and Sexual Networks Bearman, Peter S., James Moody, and Katherine Stovel. American Journal of Sociology , Vol. 110,2004. , 44-91

    2006     Structural Cohesion and Embeddedness: A hierarchical conception of Social Groups Moody, James and Douglas R. White. American Sociological Review , Vol. 68,2003. , 103-127


Course Descriptions:

    Duke University. Spring & Fall 2012
  • Organizations and Global Competitiveness(SOC 142) Syllabus

  • Globalization and Development(Soc 730S-03) Syllabus


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