University of Groningen
Tom A.B. Snijders is Professor of Methodology and Statistics in the Department of Sociology of the Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Groningen, and at the University of Oxford he is emeritus fellow of Nuffield College and an associate member of the Department of Statistics. In Groningen, he works in the ICS (Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology), a research school that is a cooperative activity of the Universities of Groningen, Utrecht, and Nijmegen. His main research interests are the following: social network analysis, statistical methods for social networks and in network evolution, multilevel analysis of the textbook on Multilevel Analysis, written by himself and Roel Bosker, social science statistics in general, mathematical sociology, item response theory.
Tom Snijders is associate editor of 'Social Networks', 'Annals of Applied Statistics' and 'Journal of Social Structure', member of the Editorial Board of the journal 'Methodology', member of the European Academy of Sociology, member of the Editorial Board of the 'Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Series' of Chapman & Hall/CRC, member of Conseil Scientifique, Laboratoire d'Excellence Structuration des Mondes Sociaux, Toulouse, member of Scientific Council, Institute for Advanced Studies, Toulouse. In 2005 he was awarded an honorary doctorate in the Social Sciences at the University of Stockholm and in 2011 he received a honorary doctorate from the Université Paris-Dauphine.
At the NetGloW conference Professor Snijders will give a keynote talk devoted to ‘Dynamics of Multiple and Multilevel Networks’. He will also chair the session on ‘Statistical Network Modelling’ and teach a workshop on ‘Analysing Network Dynamics and Peer Influence Processes with RSiena’.