This is the website for the Spring 2020 edition of MGT 780: Social Network Analysis, a Ph.D. level course taught each Spring by Steve Borgatti at the University of Kentucky. The course is offered under the auspices of the LINKS Center at the Gatton College of Business and Economics, as well as the Dept. of Sociology. Here is the syllabus and the schedule for semester. Drop-ins are welcome. The class meets Thursdays 10-12:30 in the Gatton Business & Economics building, room 330.

The focus of this course is doing social network research. As such, the focus is on the theoretical concepts and methodology of social network analysis. We do not focus on the empirical findings of the field to date. For that, I recommend MGT 795 Social Networks and Organizations taught by Dan Brass, usually in the Fall.

FYI, the website for previous editions of this class are available. The websites are very similar, so you have to be careful not to mix them up. BTW, the short name for this website is mgt780.net 


  • Free workshop: SNA using R. B&E391 10am-4:30:pm On Friday, April 6, Filip Agneessens will cover “Social network analysis of multiple groups with R: An overview of dyadic, individual, group level and multilevel models” (10am-230pm) and “An ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 8:19 AM by Steve Borgatti
  • Network Colloquium by Andy Pilny March 23rd at 11:30 am – 1:00 pm in B&E 435UV You are invited to a colloquium by Andy Pilny on Friday March 23rd at 11:30 am – 1:00 pm in B&E 435UV. Title and abstract below. Andy is ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2018, 2:31 PM by Steve Borgatti
  • Class videos The video we made today (13 Feb 2018) is available here. In addition, you can find videos from my 2016 class here:videos.xlsx
    Posted Feb 17, 2018, 8:01 AM by Steve Borgatti
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