JAMES FOWLER

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  • Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks
  • Get-Out-the-Vote Experiment
  • Leverage the Power of Big Data via Social Networks
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Genetic Basis of Political Behavior

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Author | Big Data | Economy | Politics | Social Media

Biography

James H. Fowler 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, with a focus on social networks, behavioral science, evolution, politics, genetics, and big data. 

Dr. Fowler was recently named a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, one of Foreign Policy's Top 100 Global Thinkers, and Most Original Thinker of the year by The McLaughlin Group

Dr. Fowler’s research has been featured in numerous best-of lists including New York Times Magazine's Year in Ideas, Time's Year in Medicine, Discover Magazine's Year in Science, and Harvard Business Review's Breakthrough Business Ideas. 

Together with Nicholas Christakis, James Fowler wrote a book on social networks for a general audience called Connected.  Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award, it 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, and a cover story in New York Times Magazine.

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  • Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives -- How Your Friends' Friends' Friends Affect Everything You Feel, Think, and Do (2011)

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