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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 80 Citations 33,383 159 World Ranking 108 National Ranking 54

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Awards & Achievements

2010 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Social psychology

His primary areas of investigation include Social network, Social support, Interpersonal relationship, Social psychology and Framingham Heart Study. The concepts of his Social network study are interwoven with issues in Cognitive psychology, Economic geography, Homophily, Interpersonal ties and Assortativity. James H. Fowler combines subjects such as Developmental psychology, Demography, Friendship paradox and Happiness with his study of Social support.

The Interpersonal relationship study combines topics in areas such as Public good, The Internet, Tie strength and Punishment. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Experimental economics and Social isolation. His Framingham Heart Study study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Sibling, Gerontology and Spouse.

His most cited work include:

  • The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network over 32 Years (3706 citations)
  • Computational Social Science (2261 citations)
  • The collective dynamics of smoking in a large social network. (1684 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Social psychology, Social network, Politics, Voting and Turnout are his primary areas of study. His Social psychology research incorporates elements of Association and Six degrees of separation. His studies deal with areas such as Social support, Happiness and Interpersonal ties as well as Social network.

His Social support study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Framingham Heart Study, Demography, Interpersonal relationship and Gerontology. James H. Fowler is interested in Voting behavior, which is a field of Voting. His Turnout study frequently draws parallels with other fields, such as Demographic economics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (27.84%)
  • Social network (16.86%)
  • Politics (13.73%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2020)?

  • Social media (5.10%)
  • Social psychology (27.84%)
  • Social network (16.86%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Social media, Social psychology, Social network, Politics and Demography. His Social media research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Advertising and Internet privacy. Social influence and Interpersonal relationship are among the areas of Social psychology where the researcher is concentrating his efforts.

His research integrates issues of Developmental psychology, Social support and Interpersonal ties in his study of Social network. His Social support study combines topics in areas such as Association, Vaccination Campaigns and Social isolation. His studies in Demography integrate themes in fields like Social connectedness, Friendship and Medical history.

Between 2014 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response. (915 citations)
  • Rapid assessment of disaster damage using social media activity. (255 citations)
  • Social network targeting to maximise population behaviour change: a cluster randomised controlled trial. (182 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Social psychology

His main research concerns Social media, Social psychology, Social network, Politics and Climate model. James H. Fowler has included themes like Public relations, Internet privacy and Behavioural sciences in his Social media study. Social psychology and Mediator are two areas of study in which James H. Fowler engages in interdisciplinary work.

His work on Social network analysis as part of general Social network research is frequently linked to Social learning, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science. His Politics research integrates issues from Cognition, Power and Heritability. His work deals with themes such as Precipitation, Recreation and Future climate, which intersect with Climate model.

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Best Publications

The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network over 32 Years

Nicholas A. Christakis;James H. Fowler.
The New England Journal of Medicine (2007)

6130 Citations

Computational Social Science

David M. Lazer;Alex Pentland;Lada Adamic;Sinan Aral;Sinan Aral.
Science (2009)

3489 Citations

The collective dynamics of smoking in a large social network.

Nicholas A. Christakis;James H. Fowler.
The New England Journal of Medicine (2008)

2527 Citations

Dynamic spread of happiness in a large social network: longitudinal analysis over 20 years in the Framingham Heart Study

James H Fowler;Nicholas A Christakis.
BMJ (2008)

2461 Citations

A 61-million-person experiment in social influence and political mobilization

Robert M. Bond;Christopher J. Fariss;Jason J. Jones;Adam D. I. Kramer.
Nature (2012)

2429 Citations

Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response.

Jay J. Van Bavel;Katherine Baicker;Paulo S. Boggio;Valerio Capraro.
Nature Human Behaviour (2020)

1545 Citations

Dynamic spread of happiness in a large social network : longitudinal analysis of the Framingham Heart Study social network. Commentary

James H. Fowler;Nicholas A. Christakis;Peter Sainsbury.
BMJ (2009)

1405 Citations

Social contagion theory: examining dynamic social networks and human behavior

Nicholas A. Christakis;James H. Fowler.
Statistics in Medicine (2013)

997 Citations

Alone in the Crowd: The Structure and Spread of Loneliness in a Large Social Network

John T. Cacioppo;James H. Fowler;Nicholas Alexander Christakis.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2009)

825 Citations

Cooperative behavior cascades in human social networks

James H. Fowler;Nicholas A. Christakis.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2010)

803 Citations

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