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Current affiliation

Postdoctoral researcher (01/2021 - 01/2024)

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR), Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography, Rostock, Germany

Previous affiliation

Postdoctoral researcher (09/2018 - 01/2021)

German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW), Research System and Science Dynamics, Berlin, Germany

Research Interests
Social network analysis (SNA) Scientific networks
Scholarly mobility and migration Scientific collaborations and co-authorship
Online social networks Social capital and cyber social capital

Research works & publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2021) A Quantitative View of the Structure of Institutional Scientific Collaborations Using the Example of Berlin, Quantitative Science Studies, https://doi.org/10.1162/qss_a_00131

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Bravo, Giangiacomo, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2021) The Impact of a National Research Assessment on the Publications of Sociologists in Italy, Science and Public Policy, https://doi.org/10.1093/scipol/scab013

Gao, Dehua, Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2021) Using Agent-based Modeling in Routine Dynamics Research: A Quantitative and Content Analysis of Literature, Review of Managerial Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11846-021-00446-z

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Barbato, Giovanni (2021) Internationalized Europe Versus Continent Oriented Americas: A Network Analysis Study on Higher Education Research, European Journal of Education, https://doi.org/10.1111/ejed.12446

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2020) Gender patterns of publication in top sociological journals, Science, Technology and Human Values (ST&HV), https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0162243920941588

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Traag, A., Vincent, Caimo, Alberto, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2020) Italian sociologists: a community of disconnected groups, Scientometrics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-020-03555-w, (A seminar here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Casnici, Niccolo, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2018) The conundrum of research productivity: a study on sociologists in Italy, Scientometrics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-017-2606-5

Eskandaripour, Ebrahim, Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2014) How to do a scientific research on media (TV & Radio) related pages on social networking sites A Mixed Method, Quarterly Journal of Communication Research, Winter 2014, Tehran, Iran, https://dx.doi.org/10.22082/cr.2013.23567 (In Persian)

Nazifi, Morteza, Mokarami, Hamidreza, Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Kalte, Haji Omid, Rahi, Amid (2014) Psychometric Properties of the Persian Translation of Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, Health Scope, 3(2): 1-4, https://dx.doi.org/10.17795/jhealthscope-15547

Nazifi, M., Mokarami, H. R., Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, K., Faraji Kujerdi, M., Tabrizi, R., & Rahi, A. (2014). Reliability, Validity and Factor Structure of the Persian Translation of General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) in Hospitals of Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Journal of Fasa University of Medical Sciences, 3(4), 336-342, http://jabs.fums.ac.ir/article-1-528-en.html (In Persian)

Shaverdi, Meisam, Eskandaripour, Ebrahim, Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2013) Developing sustainable SCM evaluation model using fuzzy AHP in publishing industry, Elsevier (Procedia Computer Science series), 10/03/2013, This paper have been published in proceeding of International Conference on Information Technology and Quantitative Management (ITQM 2013), 16-18/05/2013 in Suzhou, China, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2013.05.044

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Mokarami, H., Nazifi, M., Rahi, A., & Hosseinpouri, M. (2013). Psychometric properties of Spector’s job satisfaction survey in the Iranian population, Koomesh, 14(3), 335-341, http://koomeshjournal.semums.ac.ir/article-1-1787-en.html (In Persian)

Hosseini, Mostajad, Hezarjaribi, Jafar, Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2012) Globalization and its impacts on Social Welfare, Welfare planning and social development, 4, 71-122, also presented in the first Iranian conference on Social welfare (In Persian)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Hezarjaribi, Jafar, Hosseini, Mostajad (2012) ICTs and their relationship with Social Welfare, Society, culture and media (In Persian)

Dissertation and Other Journals

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2019) Quantitative Sociology of Academic Work in An Era of Hyper-competition and Rankings, PhD Dissertation, Università degli Studi di Milano, https://doi.org/10.13130/AKBARITABAR-ALIAKBAR_PHD2019-04-16

Squazzoni, Flaminio, Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2017) Internationalizing Sociology in Italy, 1970s-2010s, Global Dialogue, ISA (International Sociological Association), Volume 7, Issue 3, 10-11 here & here

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2012) A Meta-Analysis of SNA Textbooks, special issue on Social Networks, Ketab-e-Mah magazine, Tehran, Iran (In Persian)

Pre-prints & Working papers

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Stephen, Dimity, (2021) A Disciplinary View of Changes in Publications’ Reference Lists After Peer Review, arXiv (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, (2021) Quantitative View of the Structure of Institutional Scientific Collaborations Using the Examples of Halle, Jena and Leipzig, arXiv (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, (2020) Berlin: A Quantitative View of the Structure of Institutional Scientific Collaborations, arXiv (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Stahlschmidt, Stephan (2019) Applying Crossref and Unpaywall information to identify gold, hidden gold, hybrid and delayed Open Access publications in the KB corpus., SocArXiv (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Stahlschmidt, Stephan (2019) Merits and Limits: Applying open data to monitor open access publications in bibliometric databases, arXiv (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Hezarjaribi, Jafar, Jullien, Nicolas (2015) A tool for dynamic measurement of social capital embedded in Online Social Networks, Grafo working papers, electronic journal, Issue 4, Nº 04/y1. ISSN: 2014-5993 (Access here)

Invited Talks

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Zhao, Xinyi, Zagheni, Emilio (2021) Internal versus international scholarly mobility and migration worldwide, 3rd Thematic workshop “Migration and Big Data”, French Collaborative Institute on Migration, CNRS, 25/11/2021 (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Vacca, Raffaele, McCarty, Christopher, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2020) Organized Track: Network Analysis for the Science of Science, 40th INSNA Sunbelt conference (Virtual), 13-17/07/2020, Online (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2020) Italian sociologists: a community of disconnected groups, The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis seminars, 24/06/2020, Manchester, UK (Virtual) (Watch here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Barbato, Giovanni (2020) A Network Analysis Study on the Internationalization of Higher Education Research, University College London (UCL) Virtual workshop for special issue of European Journal of Education, 06/05/2020, London, UK

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Stahlschmidt, Stephan (2019) Merits and Limits: Applying open data to monitor open access publications in bibliometric databases, Workshop on Matching procedures for Unpaywall and Web of Science, Bielefeld University, 18/06/2019, Bielefeld, Germany

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2019) A spatial scientometric and network analysis of Higher Education Research and Science Studies (HERSS), International symposium on Academia in the Age of Comparison: Methodological and Empirical Perspectives in an Interdisciplinary Dialogue, Leibniz Center for Science and Society (LCSS) of Hanover University, 13-14/06/2019, Hanover, Germany

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2019) Dashboards for academic reports? Introducing HERSS Dashboard (Key Actors in Higher Education Research and Science Studies), Research Colloquium, German Center for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW), 19/02/2018, Berlin, Germany

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2018) A quantitative sociology of academic work in an era of hypercompetition and rankings; a collection of three studies, CTWS (Centre for Science and Technology Studies) seminars, 16/02/2018, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands here

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2018) Gender and ethnic patterns of publication in top sociology journals (Success stories only!), GECS (research Group in Experimental and Computational Sociology) seminars, 10/01/2018, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy here

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, (2017) Iranian’s Cyber Social Capital A comparative SNA study on a sample of English, French and Persian speaking users of Facebook & Google plus, SNA group, Iranian Sociological Association, 19/06/2017, Tehran, Iran

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Casnici, Niccolo, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2017) Contexts that matter the most: Institutional embeddedness of research productivity of sociologists in Italy, GECS (research Group in Experimental and Computational Sociology) seminars, 13/01/2017, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy here

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2013) Organizational Network Analysis (ONA): How Social Media will change the way Information is shared in Organizations, Second National Conference on Social Media day, 30/05/2013, Tehran, Iran

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Hezarjaribi, Jafar (2013) How Online Social Networks shape youth’s Lifestyle and Leisure time, National Congress on Lifestyle and leisure Time, 14/08/2013, Shiraz University, Iran

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2011) Book-based Group Activities in Social Networking Sites, Case study of U24.ir, Conference on Book and Social Media, 01/2011, Tehran, Iran

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2011) How to use SNA in study of online social networks, Conference on Online Social Networks and Everyday Life, 05/2011, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Saei, Ali, Khodaei, Ebrahim (2011) Youth Responsibility In Online Social Networks: Case Study of U24.ir, National Conference on Youth Responsibility, 05/2011, Shiraz University, Shiraz

Conferences Presentations

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Zhao, Xinyi, Zagheni, Emilio (2021) Internal versus international scholarly mobility and migration worldwide, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), International Population Conference (IPC2021), 06/12/2021 (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Zagheni, Emilio (2021) Internal versus international scholarly mobility and migration worldwide, Workshop on Methodological Innovations in Research on Spatial Mobility: Potentials and Pitfalls., 27-28/09/2021, German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW), Hanover (Virtual)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2021) A quantitative view of the structure of institutional scientific collaborations, 7th International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2 2021), 28/07/2021, ETH Zurich, Switzerland (Virtual)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2021) A quantitative view of the structure of institutional scientific collaborations, Networks 2021: A Joint Sunbelt and NetSci Conference, 10/07/2021, Indiana University Network Science Institute, USA (Virtual)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Stephen, Dimity, Hartstein, Judith, Heger, Christophe (2020) Changing the shoulders I am standing on! Describing the changes that occurred in publications’ reference lists after peer review, The 2nd PEERE International Conference on Peer Review (Virtual), 29/09/2020 01/10/2020, Online (Access here) (talk given by Dimity Stephen)

Barbato, Giovanni, Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2020) Spatial Network Analysis of Internationalization in Higher Education field, 40th INSNA Sunbelt conference (Virtual), 13-17/07/2020, Online (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Stahlschmidt, Stephan (2019) Merits and Limits: Applying open data to monitor Open Access publications in bibliometric databases, 17th International Conference on Scientometrics & Informetrics (ISSI), Sapienza University, 2-5/09/2019, Rome, Italy (Access here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2019) Italian sociology: a community of disconnected groups, IV Conferenza Nazionale delle Dottorande e dei Dottorandi in Scienze Sociali, Sapienza University, 5-6/09/2019, Rome, Italy

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2019) Quantitative Sociology of Academic Work, Science studies organized panel, 5th International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2), 17-20/07/2019, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2018) Co-authorship strategies of Social Networks authors, Scientific Networks organized panel, XXXVIII Sunbelt conference, 26/06/2018 01/07/2018, Utrecht, Netherlands

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Squazzoni, Flaminio (2018) Tweet review: a network study on tweets about peer review, PEERE (New Frontiers of Peer Review) conference, 7-9/03/2018, CNRS, Rome, Italy here and here

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, (2016) how do scholars collaborate with each other? Comparative study on Co-authorship Networks of Scholars Worldwide Using Big Data, Second European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN), 14-17/06/2016, Paris, France (video here) and here

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Hezarjaribi, jafar (2015) Virtual/Cyber Social Capital; a new method to measure Online Social Capital, 35th Sunbelt Organized by INSNA, 23-28/06/2015, Brighton, UK (here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Eskandaripour, Ebrahim, Ahmadigharacheh, Ehsan (2015) Virtual/Cyber Social Capital; a new method to measure Online Social Capital, 1st Annual Computational Social Science Summit: Collaborative Futures, 15-17/05/2015, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA (Poster presentation and here)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2011) Factors Related with Students’ Commitment to University, INTED2011 (International Technology, Education and Development Conference), 7-9/03/2011, Valencia, Spain

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Boostani, Darioush (2011) Sociological Pathology of Medical Education in Iran, 12th National Conference on Medical Education, 05/2011, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran (done with in-depth interview as data collection method)

Jabbareh, Mohammad Amin, Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Abdolah Zade, Amir (2010) Study on Trends of Research in Materials Science, 4th Integrated Conference of Metallurgy Engineers and Iran’s Scientific Committee of Casting, 11/2010, Iran university of Science and Technology, Tehran Iran

Lectures & Workshops Instructed

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2019) Introduction to network analysis, Lecture series on methods of science studies in course for master of science studies, Humboldt University of Berlin, 21/11/2019, Berlin, Germany

Workshop Instructor and Organizer in research methods and SNA (Social Network Analysis)

University lecturer in field of Sociology for more than two years;

  • Yazd University (12 credits: Basic Sociology at B.A level, 2 credits (twice); Sociology of Third world countries at B.A level, 2 credits; Sociology of Delinquent Behavior, B.A Level, 2 credits, Sociology of Social Stratification and Inequalities, B.A Level, 2 credits (twice)
  • University Of Applied Science & Technology (lecturer code: 902022826),
    • Imam Khomeini Branch of Tehran (Basic Sociology at B.A level, 2 credits; Basics of Iranian Social History at B.A level, 2 credits)

Education

Main studies

PhD. of Economic Sociology (2019)

  • University of Milan and University of Brescia, Italy
  • Thesis Title: A quantitative sociology of academic work in an era of hypercompetition and rankings (Open Access here)
  • Supervised by: Flaminio Squazzoni
  • Member of GECS: Research Group on Experimental and Computational Sociology (more here & here)

PhD. of Sociology (Social Welfare, 2017)

  • Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran
  • Thesis Title: Iranian’s Cyber Social Capital (here)
  • Supervised by: Jafar Hezarjaribi

M.A. of Sociology (2011)

  • Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
  • Thesis Title: A SNA Study on Online Social Networks: Case study of Doreh and U24
  • Supervised by: Ali Saei

B.A. of Sociology (Social Research, 2008)

  • Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
  • Thesis Title: Factors related with students commitment to university
  • Supervised by: Abdol Ali Lahsayi Zadeh

Research visits, short courses and schools

  • Science of Science Summer School (26-30/07/2021 - 02-06/08/2021)
    • SOS+CD Lab, School of Information Studies at Syracuse University (Online course)
    • Instructors: Daniel Acuña, Stephen David (list of speakers and mentors on the S4 website)
  • Topics in Digital and Computational Demography (9-13/11/2020)
    • International Max Planck Research School for Population, Health and Data Science (IMPRS-PHDS) and International Advanced Studies in Demography (IDEM), Rostock, Germany (Online course)
    • Instructors: Diego Alburez-Gutierrez, Samin Aref, André Grow, Emilio Zagheni
  • Academic English Writing (9/04/2019)
    • BIEN Soft Skill Workshops, DIW, Berlin
    • Instructor: Tim Korver
  • Analyzing network dynamics and peer influence processes with RSiena (26/06/2018, 6 hours: 9:00-16:00)
    • XXXVIII Sunbelt Conference on Social Network analysis, 26/06/2018 - 01/07/2018, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
    • Instructors: Christian Steglich, Robert Krause
  • Visualizing Social Networks. How to Create Meaningful and Compelling Network Drawings (27/06/2018, 3 hours: 9:00-12:00)
    • XXXVIII Sunbelt Conference on Social Network analysis 26/06/2018 - 01/07/2018, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
    • Instructors: Juergen Pfeffer, Mirco Schonfeld
  • PhD. Research Visit (2.5 months - 04/2018 - 06/2018)
    • Dynamics lab, Geary institute, UCD, Dublin, Ireland
    • Project Title: A quantitative sociology of academic work in an era of hypercompetition and rankings here
    • Supervised by: Diane Payne
  • Course on Bibliometric Network Analysis and Science Mapping Using VOSviewer (12-13/04/2018) here
    • CWTS, Leiden University, Netherlands
    • Instructors: Ludo Waltman, Nees Van Eck
  • PhD. Research Visit (2.5 months - 02/2018 - 04/2018)
    • CWTS (Centre for Science and Technology Studies), Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
    • Project Title: A quantitative sociology of academic work in an era of hypercompetition and rankings here
    • Supervised by: Vincent Traag
  • Summer School in “Agent-based modelling for social scientists” (4-8/09/2017)
    • University of Brescia, Italy here
    • Instructors: Flaminio Squazzoni, Simone Gabbriellini, Nicolas Payette, Federico Bianchi
  • Spring School in Python for social scientists (12-13/04/2017)
    • University of Trento, Italy
    • Instructor: Jonathan Bright (Oxford Internet Institute)
  • Summer School in “Agent-based modelling for social scientists” (20-24/06/2016)
    • University of Brescia, Italy
    • Instructors: Flaminio Squazzoni, Simone Gabbriellini, Federico Bianchi
  • Analysis of Longitudinal Social Network Data using RSIENA (14/06/2016, 3 hours: 9:00-12:00)
    • 2nd European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN) 14-17/06/2016, Sciences Po, Paris, France
    • Instructors: Tom Snijders, Christian Steglich
  • Temporal Exponential Random Graph Model (TERGM) (14/06/2016, 3 hours: 16:30-19:30)
    • 2nd European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN) 14-17/06/2016, Sciences Po, Paris, France
    • Instructors: Lorien Jasny, Michal Bojanowski
  • Doctoral course as seminar series on Social Networks and Organizations, Spring semester 2016, Italian University of Switzerland (USI), Lugano, Switzerland
    • Instructors: Alessandro Lomi, Christoph Stadtfeld, Per Block, Viviana Amati, Paola Zappa
  • 2nd edition Spring school on ERGM (Exponential Random Graph Models) for statistical analysis of Network data (18-20/04/2016)
    • Italian University of Switzerland (USI), Lugano, Switzerland
    • Instructors: Garry Robins, Alessandro Lomi, Paola Zappa
  • PhD. Research Visit (1 month - 07/2015)
    • Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Barcelona, Spain
    • Project Title: How to measure Cyber Social Capital comparatively among English, French and Persian users of Online social Networks
    • Supervised by: Jose Luis Molina, Miranda Jessica Lubbers
  • 8th edition of Summer school on Personal Network Analysis (PNA) (6-10/07/2015)
    • Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Barcelona, Spain
    • Instructors: Jose Luis Molina, Miranda Jessica Lubbers, Jürgen Lerner, Rafaelle Vacca, Alejandro García Macías
  • PhD. Research Visit (5 months – 02/2015 - 09/2015)
    • Telecom-Bretagne, Brest, France
    • Project Title: How to measure Cyber Social Capital comparatively among English, French and Persian users of Online social Networks
    • Supervised by: Nicolas Jullien

Scholarships & Awards

3-years PhD scholarship in Economic Sociology, University of Milan, Funded by University of Brescia, Italy

Six months research visit scholarship by ministry of science, research and technology of Iran to continue study on PhD thesis research, “Iranian’s Cyber Social Capital” and to stay abroad, spent in LUSSI (Logique des usages, sciences sociales et de l’information) department of Telecom-Bretagne, Brest, France

PhD thesis research titled as: “Online Social Network Users’ Cyber Social Capital” has been awarded a Scholarship (tuition fee waiver) and has been presented in 8th edition of the Summer Course, Methods and Applications of Personal Networks (2 ECTS*) at the UAB, Barcelona, Spain, 6-10/07/2015

PhD thesis research titled as: “Online Social Network Users’ Cyber Social Capital” has been awarded a Scholarship (tuition fee discount) to be presented in summer course on Big Data and Society in University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 6-17/07/2015

Accepted but not presented (due to financial, visa or personal issues)

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Stahlschmidt, Stephan, Clemens, Blumel (2019) Giving cRedit: Acknowledging R packages in scientific publications, accepted to be presented, useR!2019, 9-12/07/2019, Toulouse, France

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Bianchi, Federico, Jullien, Nicolas (2017) Fairness and Reciprocity in Online Communities. A Large-Scale Survey Experiment among French Wikipedia Users, accepted to be presented, 3rd European social networks conference, 26-29/09/2017, Mainz, Germany

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Hezarjaribi, Jafar, Jullien, Nicolas (2015) Virtual/Cyber Social Capital; a new method to measure Online Social Capital, accepted to be presented and published in The 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 25-28/08/2015, Paris, France here

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2013) A SNA Study on Iranian Online Social Networks; Case Study of Doreh and U24, accepted for presentation at 33th Sunbelt Organized by INSNA, 21-26/05/2013, Hamburg, Germany

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2011) A SNA Study of Social Networking Sites, accepted for presentation at 7th UKSNA, 7-9/07/2011, University of Greenwich, UK

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar (2011) A SNA Study of Online Social Networks, accepted for presentation at 1st Global Conference on Social Networking Revolutions, 7-9/09/2011, Washington University, USA

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Nosrati Nezhad, Farhad (2011) Muslim Thinkers Social thoughts; case study of Seyed Hossein Nasr, accepted for presentation at conference of Social Thoughts and Sociology in Contemporary Middle East, 05/2011, Iranian Sociological Association, Tehran, Iran

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Eskandaripour, Ebrahim, Zanjari, Nasibe (2011) A SNA and Netnography Study of Social Networking Sites, accepted for presentation in 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Qualitative Research in Web 2.0, Macau China

Language Skills

  • Persian (Farsi) and Turkish (as mother tongues)
  • English
    • TOEFL IBT 2015; overall score: 96/120 (R: 23, L: 24, S: 22, W: 27)
    • TOEFL IBT 2013; overall score: 82/120 (R: 16, L: 22, S: 22, W: 22)
    • TOEFL PBT 2010; overall score: 550/677 (W: 4/6)
  • Arabic (Basic level, only in reading and writing)
  • Italian (B1)
  • German (B1)

Professional software Skills

  • R statistical programming language: diverse tasks in data gathering and web scrapping, data cleaning and manipulation, data analysis and modeling, network analysis and dynamic reports generation with Shiny and R Markdown
  • Python programming language: diverse tasks in data gathering and web scrapping, data cleaning and manipulation, data analysis and modeling, network analysis and dynamic reports generation with Jupyter ecosystem
  • Social Network Analysis software: igraph, Pajek, Ucinet, NodeXL, Gephi, Cytoscape
  • File version control and tracking with Git and Github (Github), (Gitlab) and here read my post on Git & Github (or Gitlab) for academic writing
  • Statistical Analysis Software: SPSS, Stata
  • Microsoft Office Programs
  • Qualitative Analysis Software: RQDA

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