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Katherine Ognyanova

Katherine Ognyanova (aka Katya) is an Assistant Professor at the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. Her research areas include network theory and methodology, social use of technology, mass communication and media effects, civic engagement and political participation, Internet censorship, privacy and digital policy-making. She does work with data science and information visualization.
Prior to joining Rutgers, Katya was a postdoctoral research fellow in computational social science at the Lazer Lab, Northeastern University and IQSS, Harvard University. She received her Ph.D. from the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California.

Check out Katherine’s bio, her academic work or her infrequently updated blog. Take a look at a few of the research groups & projects she has worked with: the Lazer Lab, Volunteer Science, the Annenberg Networks Network, Metamorphosis and the Center for the Digital Future. If you are so inclined, follow Katya on Twitter, GitHub, or Academia.edu.

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Network Viz Ko1

Static and dynamic network visualization with R

[June 2016 update] This tutorial has been updated and extended. The new version includes additional information (more on interactive JS …

Network Data

Network datasets

Since I started posting network tutorials on this site, people will occasionally write to ask me about the included example …

Gephi R Sunbelt2016

Sunbelt network visualization: R and Gephi tutorials

More details to follow, but for now: workshop materials from Sunbelt 2016.   Basic and Advanced Network Visualization with Gephi …


Network analysis with R and igraph: NetSci X Tutorial

Get the tutorial PDF and code, or download on GithHub.

Map Terms Rep Dem 05 Norm 2 Notxt

The world as seen in political statements

A new Politico post produced by our lab examines the mentions of countries around the globe in congressional documents. We …

Coal Congress4

Term co-occurrence in party documents: Network data from our Politico post

David Lazer, Oren Tsur, and I recently took a look at the use of the term “coal” in documents produced …

PolitwoopsR Package

Deleted congressional tweets: the R code

[Update 15/04/02] If you were brought here by a Dean Richards Twitter bot, read this. A few days ago I …

Politwoops Deleted Tweets Featured

The Congress Tweets You Never Did See

[UPDATE 15/03/30] Check out this follow-up post to get the R code used to extract and clean the Politwoops & …

Image Networks Gephi R Feat

Facebook data collection and photo network visualization with Gephi and R

Esteban Moro reminded me that there’s no need to manually rescale igraph layouts now – one can use layout.norm() instead …