Office Location: AC-4D06B
|Tuesday||1:00pm - 4:00pm|
|PhD||University of California, Riverside||Sociology||2015|
|BS||Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute||Physics||2005|
Areas of Expertise
Books in Field Of Expertise
Apkarian, Jacob and Robert A. Hanneman. 2016. Statistical Analysis of Social Networks: An Online Open Access Textbook. Jamaica, NY: CUNY, York College. (http://web.york.cuny.edu/~japkarian/).
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Herbert, W. A., & Apkarian, J. 2019. "You’ve Been with the Professors: An Examination of Higher Education Work Stoppage Data, Past and Present." Employee Rights and Employment Policy. 23(2) : 249-277.
Apkarian, J. 2018. "Opposition to Shareholder Value: Bond Rating Agencies and Conflicting Logics in Corporate Finance." Socio-Economic Review. 16(1) : 85-112 [Awarded the 2019 Best Paper Prize by the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics].
Torres, J., & Apkarian, J. 2018. "Banishment: A Test of Specific Deterrence in Public Housing." Criminology and Public Policy. 17(4) : 911-937.
Torres, J., Apkarian, J., & Hawdon, J. 2016. "Banishment in Public Housing: Testing an Evolution of Broken Windows." Social Sciences. 5(4) : 61.
Apkarian, J., Bowler, S., Hanneman, R., & Martin, B. 2015. "Donor Motivations in the California State Legislature: A Social Network Analysis of Campaign Contributions." Connections. 35(1) : 36-51.
Nieri, T., Apkarian, J., Kulis, S., & Marsiglia, F. F. 2015. "Effects of a Youth Substance Use Prevention Program on Stealing, Fighting, and Weapon Use." Journal of Primary Prevention. 36(1) : 41-49.
Apkarian, J., Mulligan, K., Rotondi, M. B., & Brint, S. 2014. "Who Governs? Academic decision-making in U.S. four-year colleges and universities, 2000-2012." Tertiary Education and Management. 20(2) : 151-164.
Apkarian, J., Fletcher, J. B., Chase-Dunn, C., & Hanneman, R. A. 2013. "Hierarchy in Mixed Relation Networks: Warfare Advantage and Resource Distribution in Simulated World-Systems." Journal of Social Structure. 14(1) : 1-17.
Fletcher, J. B., Apkarian, J., Roberts, A., Lawrence, K., Chase-Dunn, C., & Hanneman, R. A. 2011. "War Games: Simulating Collins’ Theory of Battle Victory." Cliodynamics: the Journal of Theoretical and Mathematical History. 2(2) : 252-275.
Fletcher, J. B., Apkarian, J., Hanneman, R. A., Inoue, H., Lawrence, K., & Chase-Dunn, C. 2011. "Demographic Regulators in Small- Scale World-Systems." Structure and Dynamics. 5(1) : 1-31.
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Apkarian, J. 2020. "Decision Making." The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education. Vol. 1, edited by M.E. David and M.J. Amey. UK : SAGE Publications Ltd.
Non Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise
Herbert, W. A. & Apkarian, J. 2017. "Everything Passes, Everything Changes: Unionization and Collective Bargaining in Higher Education." Perspectives on Work. 21(1) : 30-35.
Malofeeva, E., Milligan, K., Avery, D., Hanneman, R., Apkarian, J., & Ruvalcaba, M. 2011. "Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Childhood Obesity Prevention: Social Network Analysis Policy Brief." . Award ID: 68538 and 69281.
Monographs in Field Of Expertise
Herbert, W. A., Apkarian, J., & van der Naald, J. 2020. "2020 Supplementary Directory of New Bargaining Agents and Contracts in Institutions of Higher Education, 2013-2019." . National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions : Hunter College.
Torres, J., & Apkarian, J. 2018. "Policy Evaluation of NRHA’s Trespass/Ban Policy." . Technical report for the Chief of Police and Assistant Chiefs of Police in the Norfolk Police Department: (Norfolk, VA).
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Evaluating the Validity of Conflicting Logics of Governance in Corporate Finance " 2021: American Sociological Association.
" Academic Labor Union Density Growth (2013-2019) in Perspective " 2021: Labor and Working-Class History Association.
" Growth in Union Density Among Academic Labor, 2012-2019 " 2020: National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions.
" Governing Board Networks and Institutional Trends in Higher Education " 2019: American Sociological Association.
" Patterns of Exchange, Justice Evaluations, and Group Identification across Two Forms of Exchange " 2019: American Sociological Association.
" Shifting Logics of Legitimacy and an Emerging Paradox in the Corporate Bond Rating Industry " 2019: Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics.
" Similarity Coefficients for Sets of Dichotomous Variables Exhibiting Shuffling Dependence " 2019: Eastern Sociological Society.
" Bond Ratings as Evidence for Competing Institutional Logics in Corporate Finance " 2017: American Sociological Association.
" Opacity vs. Objectivity: Tension in the Increasingly Scrutinized Corporate Credit Rating Industry " 2017: Eastern Sociological Society.
" The Legitimacy Paradox in Corporate Credit Rating " 2016: Southern Sociological Society.
" Banishment in Public Housing: Deterrence and Displacement " 2016: American Society of Criminology.
" Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations and the Promotion of Institutional Myths " 2014: American Sociological Association.
" Who Governs? Dual and Managerial Control in U.S. Four-Year Colleges and Universities " 2013: American Sociological Association.
" Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Agencies as Agents of Institutional Isomorphism " 2013: American Sociological Association.
" Political Conditions for Successful Military Coups 1940-1984: A Boolean Classification Analysis " 2012: American Sociological Association.
" The Rationality behind Network Emergence " 2011: American Sociological Association.
" Simulating Dynamic Rationality and the Emergence of Network Structures " 2011: Pacific Sociological Association.
" The Dynamics of Synchronization in World Systems: A Formal Model " 2010: American Sociological Association.
" Complex Dynamics of a System of Simple Settlements " 2010: Pacific Sociological Association.
" The Human Demographic Regulator " 2009: American Sociological Association.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics 2019 Best Paper Prize: 2019.
York College Recognition Award for Outstanding Scholarship: 2019.
CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program Recipient: 2018.
PSC-CUNY Research Grant, "Governance Board Networks in Postsecondary Education". 2017: $5956.
Virginia Tech: Niles Research Award, "The Impact of Boards on Institutional Trends in Higher Education". 2016: $4000, Declined by recipient.
National Science Foundation, "Statistical Rating Organizations and Institutional Isomorphism" (SES- 1408572). 2014: $5569.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Research Fellow at the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education at Hunter College: 2019 - Present.
Organizer and Moderator for "Faculty Compensation in Public Higher Education" Panel at the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining Annual Conference: 2019.
Organizer and Moderator for "Financialization of Higher Education" Panel at the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining Annual Conference: 2018.
Organizer and Moderator for "Markets and Higher Education" Panel at the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining Annual Conference: 2017.
Ad Hoc Reviewer: Socio-Economic Review, Political Research Quarterly, Research in Higher Education, Social Forces, Social Currents, Tertiary Education and Management, Structure and Dynamics, Ekonomika: 2009 - Present.