[PAST EVENT] CONNECTED: The Surprising Power of our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives

October 24, 2013
7pm - 8pm
Washington Hall, Room 201
James H. Fowler will present his book, CONNECTED, which explores the powerful role of social networks in our lives. The book has been translated into twenty languages, named an Editor's Choice by the New York Times Book Review, and featured in Wired, Oprah's Reading Guide, Business Week's Best Books of the Year, GOOD's 15 Books You Must Read, and a cover story in New York Times Magazine. James earned a PhD from Harvard in 2003 and is currently Professor of Medical Genetics and Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. His work lies at the intersection of the natural and social sciences, wit! h a focus on social networks, behavior, evolution, politics, genetics, and big data. James was recently named a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, one of Foreign Policy's Top 100 Global Thinkers, TechCrunch's Top 20 Most Innovative People in Democracy, and Most Original Thinker of the year by The McLaughlin Group. He has also appeared on The Colbert Report.

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