Rolfe, Meredith

Dr Meredith Rolfe  


Position held

Assistant Professor of Public Management and Governance


Experience keywords:

US politics; corporate reputation; political gender gap; political networks; public management; public opinion; social influence; social networks; voter turnout

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Rolfe, Meredith (2014) Social networks and agent-based models In: Manzo, Gianluca, (ed.) Analytical Sociology: Actions and Networks. Wiley series in computational and quantitative social science. John Wiley, New York, USA, 237-260. ISBN 9781119940388

Bello, Jason and Rolfe, Meredith (2014) Is influence mightier than selection? forging agreement in political discussion networks during a campaign Social Networks, 36. 134-146. ISSN 0378-8733


Rolfe, Meredith and Toomet , Ott and Leij, van der, Marco (2013) On the relationship between unexplained wage gap and social network connections for ethnical groups Network Science. ISSN 2050-1242


Rolfe, Meredith (2012) Voter turnout: a social theory of political participation Political economy of institutions and decisions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9781107015418

Barron, David N. and Rolfe, Meredith (2012) It ain’t what you do, it’s who you do it with: distinguishing reputation and status In: Barnett , Michael L. and Pollock, Timothy G., (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Corporate Reputation. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 160-178. ISBN 9780199596706


Rolfe, Meredith (2010) A comment on "low levels of ethnic intolerance do not create large ghettos" by Michel Forsé and Maxime Parodi L'année Sociologique, 60 (2). 481-492. ISSN 0066-2399


Rolfe, Meredith (2009) Conditional choice In: Hedström, Peter and Bearman, Peter, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Analytical Sociology. Oxford Handbooks in Politics & International Relations. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199215362

Klofstad, Casey A. and McClurg, Scott D. and Rolfe, Meredith (2009) Measurement of political discussion networks: a comparison of two "name generator" procedures Public Opinion Quarterly, 73 (3). 462-483. ISSN 0033-362X


Rolfe, Meredith (2005) Social networks and simulations. In: Proceedings of the Agent 2004 Conference on: Social Dynamics, Interaction, Reflexivity, and Emergence, Oct 7-9, 2004, Chicago, IL., USA

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This book develops and empirically tests a social theory of political participation

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Best Book in Political Networks, American Political Science Association Political Networks Section Mancur Olsen Dissertation Award, American Political Science Association Political Economy Section

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