Steve Borgatti organized the highly successful 9th Annual LINKS Center Social Network Analysis Workshop June 6-10. Approximately 150 participants, representing 14 different countries, attended. In addition to LINKS Center faculty and graduate students, guest instructors included David Krackhardt (Carnegie Mellon), Phil Wilburn and Kristin Cullen (Center for Creative Leadership), Jeff Johnson (U. of Florida), Rich DeJordy (Northeastern U.), Tom Valente (U. of Southern California), Alan Daly (U. of California-San Diego) and Filip Agneessens (U. of Surrey).
Recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty is an integral part of the mission of the University of Kentucky's Research Challenge Trust Fund, and each year the university highlights four outstanding endowed chairs and professors. This year's annual report, approved by the UK Board of Trustees Feb. 19, featured Stephen P. Borgatti, Chellgren Chair in Corporate Strategy.
Borgatti is a professor in the UK Gatton College of Business and Economics and his expertise is in social network analysis — the study of how people are connected to each other.