Location detail: Room SRH 3.316/3.350 (Third Floor)
Lunch will be served
Mr. Ji Ma, candidate for assistant professor at the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, will deliver a presentation entitled, "State Power and Elite Autonomy in a Networked Civil Society: The Board Interlocking of Chinese Non-Profits".
Mr. Ji Ma is a Ph.D. candidate in Philanthropic Studies at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, with a Ph.D. minor in Data Science at IU School of Informatics and Computing. His research interests include civil society theories, education and knowledge production in nonprofit and philanthropic studies, open data in policy studies, and computational social science research methods. He has publications in leading journals of computational social science, including Social Networks and Scientific Data. He also has diverse industrial experience: he was a social entrepreneur, a consultant of business management, and a journalist.