Assistant Professor Shapiro Attends Conference
Matthew Shapiro, assistant professor of political science, will present research on politicians and social media at the joint conference of the Korean Association for Public Administration and the American Society, October 28-29, Seoul, South Korea. It was done in collaboration with Libby Hemphill and Jahna Otterbacher, both assistant professors of humanities. Shapiro will discuss the methods in which national-level politicians communicate and network via social media based on a sample of more than 29,000 tweets posted by 541 elected and appointed public officials between June 14 and August 1, 2011. Additional details can be found at the Collaboration and Social Media Lab: www.casmlab.org/projects/.
Shapiro has six forthcoming articles and book chapters:
1) "Environmental Legislation in East Asia: Rationale and Significance," in Zhiqun Zhu's (Eds.) New Dynamics in East Asian Politics: Security, Political Economy, and Society, New York and London: Continuum International.
2) "Long-Run Protection: Determining Key Features of Growth and Sustainability in Northeast Asia," in Jorg Mahlich and Werner Pascha's (Eds) Korean Science and Technology in an International Perspective, New York and Heidelberg: Springer.
3) "Receiving Information at Korean and Taiwanese Universities, Industry, and GRIs," Scientometrics.
4) With Han Woo Park, "Regional Development in South Korea: Accounting for Research Area in Centrality and Networks," Scientometrics.
5) With Matthew Haigh, "Carbon Reporting: Does It Matter?" Accounting, Auditing, and Accountability Journal.
6) With Keenan Gottschall, "Northeast Asian Environmentalism: Policies as a Function of ENGOs," Asian Politics and Policy.