Publications, Presentations, and Chapters

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS


Jiang, K., Benefield, G.A., Barnett, G.A., (2017, forthcoming). Mapping articles on China in
Wikipedia: An inter-language semantic network analysis. Proceedings of the Hawaiian
International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS ‘50), Hawaii.


Benefield, G. A., Shen, C., & Leavitt, A. (2016). How group social capital affects team success in a
Massively Multiplayer Online Game. Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on
Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW '16), San Francisco,
CA. doi : 10.1145/2818048.2819935 (link to paper). Also: Link to slides

Barnett, G. A., & Benefield, G. A. (in press). Predicting international Facebook ties through cultural
homophily and other factors. New Media & Society. Available online. 
doi: 10.1177/1461444815604421 (links to paper)

BOOK CHAPTERS



Benefield, G.A. & Shen, C. (2017, forthcoming). Gender and networks in virtual worlds. In B.
Foucault-Welles & S. Gonzales-Bailon (Eds.), Communication science in the digital age: New
frontiers in theory and research. Oxford University Press.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS



Jiang, K., Benefield, G.A., Yang, J., & Barnett, G.A. (2016, November). Mapping articles on China in
Wikipedia: An interlanguage semantic network analysis. Paper presented at the annual
convention of the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Benefield, G.A., & Shen, C. (2016, June).  Group and individual network measures predict individual
performance in an MMOG. Paper presented at the annual convention of the International
Communication Association, Fukuoka, Japan.

Shen, C., & Benefield, G.A. (2016, April). Gender differences in online network structure: A comparison
of two virtual worlds. Paper presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference
(XXXVI), Newport Beach, CA.

Benefield, G.A., & Shen, C. (2016, April). Comparing multilevel social capital measures on individual
effectiveness in massively multiplayer online game teams. Paper presented at the International
Sunbelt Social Network Conference (XXXVI), Newport Beach, CA.
*Awarded Best Poster Award ($50 prize)

Benefield, G.A., & Shen, C. (2015, June). Group closure and brokerage: Social capital and group
effectiveness in massively multiplayer online games. Paper presented at the International Sunbelt
Social Network Conference (XXXV), Brighton, United Kingdom.

Benefield, G.A. (2015, May). Who Controls the Internet? Internet Service Providers and their
interdependent directors. Paper presented at the annual convention of the International
Communication Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1745.7760

Benefield, G.A., & Barnett, G.A. (2013, April). Connecting the U.S. media: A network analysis of mutual
fund ownership of communication corporations. Poster presented at UC Davis’ Annual

Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Conference, Davis, CA.