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Noshir Contractor

Jane & William White Professor of Behavioral Sciences

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech D241
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Departments

Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Affiliations

Master of Science in Analytics Program

MMM Program

Education

Ph.D., Communication, University of Southern California, 1987

M. A., Communication, University of Southern California, 1986

B. Tech. Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (Chennai), 1983



Significant Recognition

  • Fellow, The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2019
  • Lifetime Service Award, Organizational Communication and Information Systems Division, Academy of Management, 2019
  • Distinguished Speaker Award, Organizational Communication and Information Systems Division, Academy of Management, 2019
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 2018
  • Fellow, International Communication Association, 2015
  • Distinguished Scholar Award, National Communication Association, 2014
  • Outstanding Member Award, Organizational Communication Division, International Communication Association, 2000
  • Institute Gold Medal, in recognition of outstanding overall achievement during pursuit of Bachelor of Technology degree, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1983

Significant Professional Service

  • Co-organizer, Steering Committee, Networks 2021: A Joint Sunbelt and NetSci Conference, July 6-11, 2021
  • Editor for Communication, Management, and Computational Social Science, Network Science, 2012-present
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Communication, 2001-2003, 2005-2012, 2018-present
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 2018-present
  • Co-Editor, IEEE Computer 2018 special issue on Web Science, 2018
  • Conference Co-Chair of the 2nd and 4th International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2), 2016 & 2018
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 2013-2017
  • Editorial Board, Human Communication Research, 1992-1995, 1997-2004, 2010-2016
  • Editorial Board, The Review of Communication, 1999-2012
  • Conference Co-Chair, Network Science, NetSci 2012, June 18-22, 2012, Evanston, IL
  • Conference Co-Chair, ACM Web Science, WebSci 2012, June 22-24, 2012, Evanston, IL
  • Editorial Board, Communication Theory, 1997-1998, 2002-2005, 2010-2012
  • Editorial Board, Electronic Journal for Computer Mediated Communication, 1994-2009
  • Editorial Board, Small Group Research, 2008-2009
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Communication Research, 1996-1997, 2007