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Journal articles

Griffiths, D., and Lambert, P.S. (2012) Dimensions and boundaries: Comparative analysis of occupational structures using social network and social interaction distance analysis, Sociological Research Online, 17(2), <http://www.socresonline.org.uk/17/2/5.html>

Griffiths, D. (2010) Academic Influence Amongst the UK Public Elite , Sociology, 44(4), 734-750.
Nominated for the 2011 Sage Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence.

Griffiths, D., Miles, A. and Savage, M. (2008) The End of the English Culture Elite?, Sociological Review, 56(S1), 189-209.

Working papers

Griffiths, D., and Lambert, P.S. (2011) A review of data sources for studying social interactions between the incumbents of occupations. Stirling: School of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling.

PhD thesis

Griffiths, D. (2008) The Social Networks of the Public Elite. PhD thesis, University of Manchester.

Book reviews

Griffiths, D. (2010) ‘Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life by Mario Luis Small’, Sociological Research Online, 15, 1.

Invited editorials

Griffiths, D. (2010) ‘Focus on: Social Network Analysis’, AQMeNtion, 2, June 2010.

Conference presenations

Griffiths, D., Lambert, P.S. & Tranmer, M. (2012) Multilevel modelling of social networks and occupational structure (text; slides) Paper presented to: Applications of Social Networks Analysis (ASNA) 2012 University of Zurich, 4-7/9/2012.

Lambert, P.S., Griffiths, D., Zijdeman, R., Maas, I., & van Leeuwen, M.H.D. (2012) Comparing network and association models in the analysis of historical patterns of occupational interactions and stratification (slides: ppt /pdf). Paper presented to: European Social Science History Conference University of Glasgow, Scotland, 11-14/4/2012.

Griffiths, D., and Lambert, P.S. (2011) Strong and Weak Ties as Predictors of Occupational Position (slides). Paper presented to: Sunbelt XXXII Redondo Beach, California, 12-18/3/2012.

Lambert, P.S., Griffiths, D., and Tranmer, M. (2011) Structural analyses of occupational homogamy (slides). SOFI, Stockholm, 14/11/2011.

Griffiths, D. (2011) “Social Networks and Occupational Structure”, AQMeN Local Research Event, University of Stirling, 5/10/2011.

Griffiths, D., and Lambert, P.S. (2011) Occupational Marriage Networks in the USA, 1970-2010 (text; slides). Paper presented to: Social Stratification Research Seminar University of Stirling, 1-2/9/2011, and Applications of Social Networks Analysis (ASNA) 2011 University of Zurich & ETH Zurich, 13-16/9/2011

Griffiths, D., and Lambert, P.S. (2011) Dimensions and Boundaries: Comparative analysis of occupational structures using social network and social interaction distance analysis (text; slides), Research Committee 28 on Social Stratification and Mobility, University of Essex, 13-16/4/2011.

Griffiths, D. (2010) The Social Networks of the Public Elite. (slides) ESRC Seminar Series: Studying Elites, Buxton, 17/9/2010.

Lambert, P.S., and Griffiths, D. (2010) Social Networks and Occupational Structure, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University, 7/4/2010.

Griffiths, D. (2009) The Importance of Boardroom Capital on Perceived Expertise, (slides), Workshop on Top-Income and Elites, SOFI, Stockholm, 23/9/2009.

Griffiths, D. (2009) Analysing Multiple Types of Connections with a Network, (slides), Stirling Conference on Social Network Analysis, University of Stirling, 18/9/2009.

Griffiths, D. (2009) Independence from Westminster? The positioning of Scotland on reserved quangos, (slides), Scotland: Ten Years On, University of the West of Scotland, 19/6/2009.

Griffiths, D. (2009) Academic influence amongst the UK Public Elite, (slides), XXIX Sunbelt Conference , Mission Bay, San Diego, 15/3/2009.

Griffiths, D. (2007) The Differences within Public Elites, (slides), Cresc Annual Conference , Manchester, 5/9/2007 & ASNA Conference, Zurich, 15/9/2007.

Griffiths, D. (2007) The Outside Interests of the UK Cultural Agencies, (
slides), Simon Institute Annual Conference, Manchester, 16/4/2007
& XXVII Sunbelt Conference, Corfu, 4/5/2007.

Workshops

Lambert, P.S. , and Griffiths, D. (2012) Introduction to analysing social connections and occupational structure. University of Cambridge, 12/9/2012.

Griffiths, D., and Lambert, P.S. (2012) Introduction to the analysis of large-scale data on social connections. Scientific Research Network Historical Demography, Utrecht University, 26/4/2012.

Griffiths, D. (2011) “Introduction to Pajek”, Social Network Analysis in Scotland Workshop, University of Edinburgh, 11/5/2011.

Research Grants

Lambert, P.S., and Griffiths, D. (2010-2012) ‘Social Networks and Occupational Structure’, £195k, ESRC (RES-062-23-2497).

Griffiths, D. (2009-2010) Bridging Fund, £15,800, University of Stirling Research Development Office.

Griffiths, D. and Lambert, P.S. (2008-9) ‘ESRC PostDoctoral Fellowship: The Social Networks of the Public Elite’, £70k, ESRC (PTA-026-27-2102).

Events organised

Stirling Conference on Social Network Analysis, University of Stirling, 18/9/09.

Scottish Social Survey Network - Masterclass on Social Network Analysis, University of Stirling, 17/9/09.

Media Coverage

A piece about 'Academic Influence Amongst the UK Public Elite' was published in Times Higher Education.

Papers in development

Lambert, P.S., and Griffiths, D. (forthcoming) Social Inequalities and Occupational Stratification. Palgrave: London. (Contract signed; delivery date: Sept 2012.)

Griffiths, D., and Lambert, P.S.. (forthcoming) ‘The American Occupational Marriage Structure 1980-2010’, Procedia (Accepted; in press).