Michael Kowal (mkowal2)

Michael Kowal

Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science

School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Morton 328
(201) 216-5399

Experience

Legislative Aide, Massachusetts House of Representatives, 2008-2011

Institutional Service

  • Institutional Review Board Member
  • International Politics Adjunct Search Committee Member
  • Quantitative Social Science Faculty Search Committee Member
  • Academic Appeals Committee Member
  • Institutional Review Board Member
  • Academic Appeals Committee Member
  • Quantitative Social Science Faculty Search Committee Member Member
  • Academic Appeals Committee Member
  • Institutional Review Board Member

Professional Service

  • NYU Abu Dhabi Computational Social Science Reviewer
  • Southern Political Science Association Panel Chair
  • Political Networks APSA Political Networks Section Membership Chair
  • Elecion Law Journal Reviewer
  • Political Research Quarterly Reviewer
  • APSA Political Networks Section Membership Chair
  • Political Research Quarterly Reviewer
  • Business and Politics Reviewer
  • Public Choice Reviewer
  • Political Research Quarterly Reviewer
  • Political Analysis Reviewer
  • Social Networks Reviewer

Appointments

Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2017-Present
Post-Doctortal Fellow in Computationsl Social Science, Digital and Computational Studies, Bowdoin College, 2015-2017

Honors and Awards

2015 American Political Science Association Jack Walker Award

Professional Societies

  • APSA Political Networks Section Member
  • SPSA – Southern Political Science Association Member
  • PolNet – APSA Political Networks Association Member
  • APSA – American Political Science Association Member
  • PolNet – American Political Science Association Political Networks Section Member
  • Southern Political Science Association Member

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Kowal, M. (2023). The Value of a Like: Facebook, Viral Posts, and Campaign Finance in US Congressional Elections. Media and Communications (3 ed., vol. 11, pp. 153-163). Lisbon: Cogitatio Press.
  2. Lytle, A.; , M.; Macdonald, J.; Levy, S. (2021). An examination of intergenerational contact experiences using 10,338 journal entries from 2414 young adults. . The Gerontologist. .
  3. Lytle, A.; Kowal, M.; Macdonald, J.; Levy, S. (2021). An Examination of Intergenerational Contact Experiences Using 10,338 Journal Entries from 2414 Young Adults Across 11 years. The Gerontologist.
  4. Lytle, A.; Arpecino, M.; Kowal, M. S. (2020). How intergroup contact and demographic factors influence attitudes toward and perceptions of addiction. Addiction Research & Theory (5 ed., vol. 28, pp. 425-432). Taylor & Francis.
  5. Lytle, A.; Apriceno, M. B.; Kowal, M. (2020). How intergroup contact and demographic factors influence attitudes toward and perceptions of addiction. Addiction Research and Theory (5 ed., vol. 28, pp. 425-432).
  6. Lytle, A.; Apriceno, M.; Kowal, M. (2019). How Intergroup Contact and Demographic Factors Influence Attitudes towards and Perceptions of Addiction. Addiction Research and Theory .