Noah Friedkin

Noah Friedkin
Professor Emeritus
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Office Hours

By appointment

Office Location

SSMS 3316


Social Networks, Influence Systems, Social Psychology, Complex Organizations



Ph.D., University of Chicago


Areas of interest include social psychology, social networks, mathematical sociology, and formal organizations. Friedkin’s publications, in the field of structural social psychology, have appeared in the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Annual Review of Sociology, Social Psychology Quarterly, Administrative Science Quarterly, Social Forces, and Journal of Mathematical Sociology, among other outlets. His two books are  A Structural Theory of Social Influence (Cambridge University Press, 1998), and Social Influence Network Theory (Cambridge University Press, 2011), with Eugene Johnsen. He has served on the editorial boards of ASR, AJS, SPQ, and JMS. In 2005, he was elected to the Sociological Research Association


Soc 146 Social Movements and Social Networks

Soc 147: Advanced Topics  in Social Psychology

Soc 148:  Social Networks Seminar

Soc 148MA/248MA: Introduction to Social Network Methods