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Diane  Felmlee

Diane Felmlee

Professor of Sociology

506 Oswald
University Park , PA 16802
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Office Phone: (814) 863-5509

Curriculum Vitae

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Research and Teaching Interests

  • Social Psychology: friendship and aggression, close relationships, group processes
  • Social Networks: aggression and friendship networks, cyberbullying
  • Mathematical Sociology: social networks and dynamic models
  • Sociology of Gender: gendered ties and relationships, gender inequality
  • Quantitative Methodology: longitudinal analysis, interdependent events

Awards/ Honors

Outstanding Mentorship Award.  University of California, Davis.

President of the Mathematical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association.

Visiting Scholar, University of Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Visiting Scholar, Max-Planck Institut fuer Bildungsforschung, West Berlin, West Germany

Council: Methodology Section; Mathematical Sociology Section; Social Psychology Section; American Sociological Association.

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Editorial Board: Social Forces (2010-Current); Social Psychology Quarterly, American Sociological Review, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Personal Relationships, Sociology of Education

Selected Publications

Felmlee, Diane, Elizabeth Sweet, and H. Colleen Sinclair.  2012.  Gender Rules: Same- and Cross-Gender Friendship Norms.  Sex Roles.

Faris, Robert and Diane Felmlee.  2011.  Status Struggles: Network Centrality and Gender Segregation in Same- and Cross-Gender Aggression.  American Sociological Review 76:48-73.

Doroud, Mina, Prantik Bhattacharyya, S. Felix Wu, and Diane Felmlee.  2011.  The Evolution of Ego-Centric Triads:  A Microscopic Approach toward Predicting Macroscopic Network Properties.  Proceeding of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, Boston, USA, October 2011.

Felmlee, Diane and Robert Faris.  Forthcoming.  Interaction in Social Networks.  In J. Delamater.and A. Ward (Eds), Handbook of Social Psychology, Springer: New York.

Felmlee, Diane and Anna Muraco. 2009. Gender and Friendship Norms Among Older Adults. Research on Aging 31: 318-344.

Felmlee, Diane H. 2007. Application of Dynamic Systems Analysis to Dyadic Interactions. Pp. 409-422 in A.D. Ong & M. van Dulmen (Eds.), Handbook of Methods in Positive Psychology. Oxford University Press.

McCarthy, Bill, Diane Felmlee, and John Hagan. 2004.Girl Friends are Better: Gender, Friends, and Crime among School and Street Youth. Criminology 42: 805-835.

Felmlee, Diane. 2001. No Couple is an Island: A Social Network Perspective on Dyadic Stability. Social Forces 79:1259-1287.

Felmlee, Diane.  2001. From Appealing to Appalling: Disenchantment with a Romantic Partner.  Sociological Perspectives 44: 263-280.

Felmlee, Diane and Susan Sprecher.  2000.  Close Relationships and Social Psychology: Intersections and Future Paths.  Social Psychology Quarterly 63:365-376.

Felmlee, Diane H. 1999. Social Norms in Same- and Cross-Gender Friendships. Social Psychology Quarterly 62:53-67.

Felmlee, Diane and David Greenberg. 1999. A Dynamic Systems Model of Dyadic Interaction, Journal of Mathematical Sociology 22:1-26.

Selected Grants

Research in Networking Technical and Systems: Davis Social Links. National Science Foundation. (With S. Wu, N. Matloff, & M. Neff). $700,000. 10/1/08-9/30/12

Structure and Function of Task-Oriented Social Networks. Air Force Defense Research Sciences Program. (With V. Filkov, R. D’Souza, P. Devanbu). 9/11-9/14.

Dynamics of Human Behavior: Modeling the Dynamics of Dyadic Interactions. National Science Foundation. (With E. Ferrer, K. Widaman, F. Hsieh). 01/01/06-06/30/10.


Felmlee, Diane, Elizabeth Sweet, and H. Colleen Sinclair. 2012. Gender Rules: Same- and Cross-Gender Friendship Norms. Sex Roles.

Faris, Robert and Diane Felmlee. 2011. Status Struggles: Network Centrality and Gender Segregation in Same- and Cross-Gender Aggression. American Sociological Review 76:48-73.

Doroud, Mina, Prantik Bhattacharyya, S. Felix Wu, and Diane Felmlee. 2011. The Evolution of Ego-Centric Triads: A Microscopic Approach toward Predicting Macroscopic Network Properties. Proceeding of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, Boston, USA, October 2011.

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