Dr. Stuart W. Shulman

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Research Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Director, QDAP-UMass - Associate Director, NCDG
Editor Emeritus, Journal of Information Technology & Politics
+1 413-545-5375 - Thompson Tower #428

Stuart Shulman is a political science professor, software inventor, entrepreneur, and garlic growing enthusiast who coaches U12 boys club soccer for FC Massachusetts with a national D-license. He is the founder & CEO of Texifter, LLC, Director of QDAP-UMass, and Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Information Technology & Politics. You can follow his exploits on Twitter @stuartwshulman.

Whistler 2008

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From the Texifter Blog
- Texifter and Columbia Launch New Gnip Data Feeds
- Random Sampling Tool
- Disqus API is Live!

- GNIP's Power Track

- Curriculum Vitae
- Brief Bio

- My Garlic Channel
- "Collecting Twitter Tweets - Free Tools"

- "Fear & Loathing on teh Social Campaign Trail"
- "21 Core DiscoverText Features"
Free Scholarly Publications
- Read about my theory of "perverse incentives" in Policy & Internet [free]

- "Deliberation in eRulemaking?" in Online Deliberation [free]

- Coding the Blogosphere

- eRulemaking

- Threatening Communications
- Articles, chapters & papers
- Journal of Information Technology & Politics

     - Top 5 JITP downloads for 2009 [free]
     - Special Issue on Text Annotation
DiscoverText [30-day free trial]
- Public Comment Analysis Toolkit (PCAT)
- Coding Analysis Toolkit (CAT)
[free and open source]
     -  2010  CAT goes open source

     -  2008  "Best Research Software" award from ITP

     - Download demo video (.avi) [62MB] (iPhone) [18 MB]
Replication Data

- View My Dataverse
JITP's Dataverse & the Replication Policy of JITP
- YouTube Videologue & Slide Show 

Media Coverage
"Algorithmically Yours" - Science
- "Constituents' E-Mail..." - Washington Post
"Indian polls...tech-tonic shift" - UPI Asia.com
"Learning from YouTube" - Campaigns & Elections



In the news: "Chasing the Social Media Data Trail," "The Trouble with Measuring Tweets per Minute," & "Company Finds Useful Needles in Haystacks".


This page is maintained by Dr. Stuart W. Shulman
Copyright 2008 - 2012 University of Massachusetts Amherst
Site Policies

Dr. Shulman is the majority owner of Texifter and therefore has a direct financial interest in the software applications mentioned on this site.
A university management plan is in place to supervise the conflict of interest created by the ongoing commercialization of these technologies.