How do social networks form?

Kevin Lewis studies the formation and evolution of social networks, the principles of human interaction that produce global network patterns, and the implications of these processes for the genesis and reproduction of inequality. To address these topics, he has analyzed a number of large-scale network datasets—spanning topics such as online dating, Internet activism, and college students' behavior on Facebook—and his work has been published in a variety of sociological and interdisciplinary journals. 


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