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Jeffrey Boase was a Doctoral Fellow at the NCDG while pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology
at the University of Toronto, Canada. Boase received his M.A. in
Sociology at the University of Toronto in 2001, and his B.A. as a joint
Sociology and Philosophy Specialist at the University of Toronto in May
research interests include the social aspects of technology,
specifically the Internet’s effect on community. His dissertation
examined how the Internet was used by most Americans to maintain strong
and weak social ties. To examine this topic, Boase designed a telephone
questionnaire in collaboration with Barry Wellman and the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
This questionnaire was given to 2200 randomly selected respondents
throughout the continental United States, during the spring of 2004.
is heavily involved in the design of the Connected Lives study in
collaboration with Barry Wellman and other members of the University of
Tornoto's NetLab and Knowledge Media Design Institute.
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