Publications, Grants, & Software

Italics = student at time of publication

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

John McLevey and Reid McIlroy-Young. 2017. “Introducing metaknowledge: Software for Computational Research in Information Science, Network Analysis, and Science of Science.” The Journal of Informetrics. 11: 176-197.

Allyson Stokes and John McLevey (equal authors). 2016. “From Porter to Bourdieu: The Evolving Specialty Structure of English Canadian Sociology, 1966-2014.” Canadian Review of Sociology / Revue canadienne de sociologie.

John McLevey. 2015. “Understanding Policy Research in Liminal Spaces: Think Tank Responses to Diverging Principles of Legitimacy.” Social Studies of Science. 45(2): 270-293.

John McLevey. 2014. “Think Tanks, Funding, and the Politics of Policy Knowledge in Canada.” Canadian Review of Sociology / Revue canadienne de sociologie. 51(1):54-75.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

John McLevey and Ryan Deschamps. Forthcoming. “The Sociology of Public Policy Formation and Implementation.” William Outhwaite and Stephen Turner (eds) The SAGE Handbook of Political Sociology. SAGE.

John McLevey, Allyson Stokes, and Amelia Howard. Forthcoming. “Pierre Bourdieu’s Uneven Influence on Anglophone Canadian Sociology.” Thomas Medvetz and Jeff Sallaz (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Pierre Bourdieu. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Under Review

Owen Gallupe, John McLevey, and Sarah Brown. “Selection or Influence? A Meta-Analysis of the Association between Peer and Personal Offending.” Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Manuscripts Close to Submission

John McLevey, Alexander Graham, Reid McIlroy-Young, Pierson Browne, and Kathryn S. Plaisance. “Knowledge diffusion and status boundaries: A statistical network analysis of the relationships between philosophy of science and the sciences.”

John McLevey, Alexander Graham, and Pierson Browne. “Network Structure and the ‘Chain of Trust’ in Free/Libre Open Source Software Development: The Case of Linux.”

Research Grants

Total Research Grants since 2013: $846,401

  • 2016-2022. David Tindall (PI), John McLevey (Co-I), Mark Stoddart (Co-I). Collaborators: Andrew Jorgenson, Philippe Le Billon, Mario Diani, Jennifer Earl, Don Grant, Philip Leifeld, Dana R Fisher, Moses Boudourides. Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Insight Grant Application. “Making sense of climate action: Understanding social mobilization to curb anthropogenic climate change through advances in social network analysis. $282,672.”

  • 2016-2020 John McLevey (PI), Ontario Early Researcher Award, Ministry of Research and Innovation, “Information and Idea Diffusion in an Open Source Collaboration Network,” $150,000.

  • 2016-2018 John McLevey (PI), Owen Gallupe (Collaborator) and Martin Cooke (Collaborator), Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Insight Development Grant, “Remaking the Boundaries of Open and Proprietary Science: A Longitudinal Study of Biomedical Research and Development Networks in Canada” $67,790.

  • 2016-2018 Katie Plaisance (PI) and John McLevey (Co-I), Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Insight Development Grant, “Increasing the Impact of Philosophy of Science in Scientific Domains,” $59,302

  • 2015-2016 John McLevey (PI) and Vanessa Schweizer (Co-I), Basillie School of International Affairs, Major Workshops Grant, “Challenges and Opportunities for Governance of Socio-Ecological Systems in Comparative Perspective,” $8,400.

  • 2015-2020 Mark Stoddart (PI) and John McLevey (Co-I), Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Insight Grant, “The Oil-Tourism Interface and Social-Ecological Change in the North Atlantic,” $188,423.

  • 2014-2016 John McLevey (PI), Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Insight Development Grant, “Collaborative Design in Online Networks,” $74,814.

  • 2013 University of Waterloo, Faculty Research Startup Grant, $15,000.

Research Software

In addition to writing articles, I am co-developing research software with student members of my research team. Our work is funded in part by grants from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and an Early Researcher Award from the Ministry of Research and Innovation in Ontario.

  • metaknowledge

  • tidyextractors

  • Contributions to recordlinkage

  • gitnet

Reports

Janice Aurini, John McLevey, Rob Gorbet, and Allyson Stokes. Forthcoming. “Assessing the Impact of Classroom-Integrated Robotics on the Cultivation of 21st Century Competencies.” Report for the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE) and the Ministry of Eduction.