Dr. Stuart W. Shulman

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Assistant 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, and garlic growing enthusiast who coaches U10 boys travel soccer; the "Tigers" were 11-1-3 this fall. He is the Founder & CEO of Texifter, LLC, Director of QDAP-UMass, and the Editor Emeritus of JITP, the Journal of Information Technology & Politics. Stu is the proud owner of a Bernese/Shepherd named "Colbert" better known as 'Bert.

Whistler 2008

New Stuff on the Blog (Follow Stu on Twitter)
- P
erry Loses Ground Post Debate

- GNIP's Power Track

- Remembering Steve Jobs
- The #OBL:-) Project Report
- Shaky News Coverage of Libya
1 Million annotations in CAT!
- Archiving Public Facebook Content
- More than just a tag cloud

- Curriculum Vitae
- Brief Bio

- My Garlic Channel
- "Scraping Content Off Facebook"

- "The Future of Text Analysis"
- "Harvest Twitter Tweets"
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) [free]
- 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

A typical weekend relaxing at home is depicted in this animation:
"MarkZism: Tyranny or Transcendence?"




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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.