digital humanities

Social Networks in Pre-Revolutionary Poland

In 1989, the country of Poland underwent a peaceful revolution, replacing its existing Communist government with a Democratically elected one. This project is a statistical study of the social networks between key organizations and individuals in the years leading up to the revolution.

Authorship on the Supreme Court of Canada

Judges and justices of the Canadian higher courts typically employ clerks to aid in their opinion writing. This work studies whether statistical methods can identify which justices relied more heavily on their clerks. A related work attempted to identify clerk-authored papers from among the work of a single judge.