Ken Frank

Ken Frank

MSU Foundation Professor of Sociometrics and Fisheries and Wildlife

Office Phone: 517-355-9567


Ph.D., Measurement, evaluation and statistical analysis, University of Chicago Department of Education, 1993
Dissertation: using an iterative partitioning clustering algorithm to identify cliques of actors in a network. Applications include identifying cliques of teachers in high schools, cliques of students in a single grade of high school, and subgroups of schools which exchange many students.
Chair: Anthony Bryk
Committee: Charles Bidwell, Benjamin Wright, Kazuo Yamaguchi, Dan Lortie and Bob Dreeben

M.A., higher and adult continuing education, University of Michigan School of Education, 1988

B.A. statistics and English, University of Michigan, 1985


Research Interests:

social network modeling