REACH Lab researchers Bilal Khan and Kirk Dombrowski recently had a research paper accepted to the 10th EAI International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies.
Wireless communication is an increasingly ubiquitous and important aspect of the digital ecosystem. The Internet of Things (IOT) has been growing rapidly with
UNL researchers recently published a paper concerning the role of alcohol use within Inuit communities in Human Organization, a branch of the Society for Applied Anthropology.
The paper was published using data collected in a northern Inuit community. The research team’s findings are based on the large
REACH’s Kirk Dombrowski, Bilal Khan, and Patrick Habecker recently published a paper in volume 21 of Aids and Behavior concerning natural firewalls in social networks of injection drug users. The article, published in AIDs and Behavior, uses network simulation while examining recent HIV epidemics to
A group from the REACH Lab recently published a research paper in the 36th volume of the Puerto Rico Health Science Journal. The objective of this research was to examine the social network and recruitment patterns of a sample of people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in rural
Another year of the Minority Health Disparities (MHD) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) has been successfully completed! Undergraduates from across the United States, with knowledge in multiple disciplines, joined together at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to complete a summer research project. Professors from sociology, agricultural
May 2017 Ph.D. Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)
Dissertation: “Who Do You Know: Improving and Exploring the Network Scale-Up Method”
Committee: Kirk Dombrowski & Lisa A. Kort-Butler (co-chairs), Jolene D. Smyth, Lisa Sample
Minor: Survey Research and Methodology
REACH Lab's Jerreed Ivanich and Kirk Dombrowski joined University of Alaska-Fairbanks partners in collecting baseline fieldwork on the Qungasvik Project led by UAF anthropology Stacy Rasmus and Univ Minnesota-Duluth's James Allen. Great team to work with, and it was work! The project focuses on cultural
Last month, REACH Lab Directors Bilal Khan and Kirk Dombrowski presented updated research on estimating the size of hidden and hard-to-reach populations using social network and mobile phone methods. The paper can be found in the Cornell ArXiv here. More developed drafts including additional simulation
2016 Kirk Dombrowski, Bilal Khan, Patrick Habecker, Holly Hagan, Samuel R. Friedman, Mohammed Saad “The Interaction of Human Social Systems and Virus Natural History in the non-Spreading of HIV.” AIDS and Behavior (First Online: DOI: 10.1007/s10461-016-1568-6)
This article explores how social network dynamics may have reduced
2016 Kirk Dombrowski, Patrick Habecker, G. Robin Gauthier, Joshua Moses, and Bilal Khan, “Relocation Redux: Labrador Inuit population movements and inequalities in the land claims era”, Current Anthropology 57(6): 785-805.
The importance of community relocation experiences for aboriginal land claims movements is well documented; the role