Witte to Head Mason’s Center for Social Science Research

Posted: July 29, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 28, 2009 at 3:41 pm

James Witte will leave Clemson University to join Mason’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology and head the Center for Social Science Research.

Witte, who earned his PhD from Harvard in 1991, has also been a professor at Northwestern University. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Carolina Population Center and a lecturer in sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

His ongoing research focuses on ways to use the World Wide Web to collect survey data and on the similarities and differences between online and offline societies.

To learn more, read B.J. Koubaroulis’ interview with him, published on the College of Humanities and Social Sciences web site.

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