In Press

  • Tindall, D., J. McLevey, and N. Kolleck, Social Networks and Climate Change: Social Networks, In Press.


  • McLevey, J., Doing Computational Social Science, London, UK, Sage, 2022.
  • Collins, H., R. Evans, M. Innes, W. Mason-Wilkes, E. Kennery, and J. McLevey, The Face to Face Principle and the Internet: Science, Trust, Truth and Democracy, Cardiff, Cardiff University Press, 2022.
  • McLevey, J., T. Crick, P. Browne, and D. Durant, "A New Method for Computational Cultural Cartography: From Neural Word Embeddings to Transformers and Bayesian Mixture Models", Canadian Review of Sociology / Revue canadienne de sociologie, 2022.
  • Tindall, D., J. McLevey, Y. Koop-Monteiro, and A. Graham, "Big Data, Computational Social Science, and Other Recent Innovations in Social Network Analysis", Canadian Review of Sociology / Revue canadienne de sociologie, 2022.
  • Rizk, J., J. Aurini, A. Stokes, R. Gorbet, and J. McLevey, "Leading through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Research with Canadian Education Leaders", Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2022.
  • Graham, A. V., J. McLevey, T. Crick, and P. Browne, "Structural Diversity is a Poor Proxy for Information Diversity: Evidence from 25 Scientific Fields", Social Networks, 2022.
  • Stokes, A., J. Aurini, J. Riztk, R. Gorbet, and J. McLevey, "Using Robotics to Support the Acquisition of 21st Century Competencies: Promising (and Practical) Directions", Canadian Journal of Education , 2022.


  • McLevey, J., and T. Crick, "Machine Learning and Neural Network Language Modelling for Sentiment Analysis", The Sage Handbook of Social Media Research, vol. Edited by Luke Sloan and Anabel Quan-Haase, London, Sage, 2021.
  • McLevey, J., P. Browne, and T. Crick, "Reproducibility, Transparency, and Principled Data Processing", Handbook of Computational Social Science, vol. Edited by Uwe Engel and Anabel Quan-Haase, 2021.
  • Tindall, D., M. Stoddart, J. McLevey, L. Jasny, D. R. Fisher, J. Earl, and M. Diani, "The Challenges and Opportunities of Ego-Network Analysis of Social Movements and Collective Action", Mario Small, Brea Perry, Bernice Pescosolido, and Edward Smith (Eds.) Personal Networks: Classic Readings and New Directions in Ego-centric Analysis, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2021.
  • Grossman, I., O. Twardus, M. E. W. Varnum, E. Jayawickreme, and J. McLevey, "Expert Predictions of Societal Change: Insights from the World after COVID Project", American Psychologist, 2021.
  • Plaisance, K. S., J. Michaud, and J. McLevey, "Pathways of Influence: Understanding the Impacts of Philosophy of Science in Scientific Domains", Synthese, 2021.


  • Stoddart, M., V. Schweizer, C. Wong, and J. McLevey, "Climate Change and Energy Futures", Climate Change and Energy Futures: Society & Natural Resources, 2020.
  • Stoddart, M., A. Mattoni, and J. McLevey, Industrial Development and Eco-Tourisms: Is Co-existence Possible Between Oil Exploration and Nature Conservation?, London, Palgrave MacMillan, 2020.
  • Stoddart, M., J. McLevey, V. Schweizer, and C. Wong, "Climate Change and Energy Futures: Theoretical Frameworks, Epistemological Issues, and Methodological Perspectives", Society & Natural Resources, 2020.
  • McLevey, J., P. Browne, T. Crick, and J. Anderson, Applied Computer Vision for Disinformation Research: An Analysis of Twitter’s Elections Integrity Data on Russian and Chinese Information Operations, Cardiff, Research report for the Crime & Security Research Institute, Cardiff University, 2020.
  • Gorbet, R., J. Aurini, J. Rizk, A. Stokes, N. Figueiredo, and J. McLevey, COVID-19 Pandemic and Canadian Schooling: Prepared for Education Onward Council in consultation with Fair-Chance Learning, 2020.
  • McLevey, J., P. Browne, and T. Crick, Online Deception & Dynamic Narrative Networks, Cardiff, Research report for the Crime & Security Research Institute, Cardiff University., 2020.


  • McLevey, J., "Epistemic and Evidential Cultures and the Scientific Ethos", Sage Research Methods Fundamentals, edited by Sarah Delamont and Paul Atkinson: Sage, 2019.
  • McLevey, J., "Review of David Johnson (2017) A Fractured Profession: Commercialization and Conflict in Academic Science. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.", American Journal of Sociology, 2019.
  • Plaisance, K. S., A. V. Graham, J. McLevey, and J. Michaud, "Show Me the Numbers: A Quantitative Portrait of the Attitudes, Experiences, and Values of Philosophers of Science", Synthese, pp. 1-31, 2019.
  • Aurini, J., R. Gorbet, J. McLevey, J. Rizk, and A. Stokes, White Paper on Ed-Tech Connect: An Intersectoral Workshop on Education, Technology, and 21st Century Labour, 2019.


  • McLevey, J., A. Stokes, and A. Howard, "Pierre Bourdieu’s Uneven Influence on Anglophone Canadian Sociology", The Oxford Handbook of Pierre Bourdieu, edited by Thomas Medvetz and Jeff Sallaz, 2018.
  • McLevey, J., and R. Deschamps, "The Sociology of Public Policy Formation and Implementation", The Sage Handbook of Political Sociology, edited by William Outhwaite and Stephen Turner: Sage, 2018.
  • McLevey, J., A. Graham, R. McIlroy-Young, P. Browne, and K. S. Plaisance, "Interdisciplinarity and insularity in the diffusion of knowledge: an analysis of disciplinary boundaries between philosophy of science and the sciences", Scientometrics, vol. 117, issue 1, 2018.
  • Gallupe, O., J. McLevey, and S. Brown, "Selection or Influence? A Meta-Analysis of the Association between Peer and Personal Offending", Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 2018.


  • McLevey, J., and R. McIlroy-Young, "Introducing metaknowledge: Software for Computational Research in Information Science, Network Analysis, and Science of Science", Journal of Informetrics, vol. 11, issue 1, pp. 176-197, 2017.
  • Aurini, J., J. McLevey, A. Stokes, and R. Gorbet, Classroom Robotics and Acquisition of 21st Century Competencies: An Action Research Study of Nine Ontario School Boards: Council of Ontario Directors of Education, for the Ontario Ministry of Education, 2017.


  • Stokes, A., and J. McLevey, "From Porter to Bourdieu: The Evolving Specialty Structure of English Canadian Sociology, 1966- 2014", Canadian Review of Sociology, vol. 53, issue 2, pp. 176-202, 2016.


  • McLevey, J., "Understanding Policy Research in Liminal Spaces: Think Tank Responses to Diverging Principles of Legitimacy", Social Studies of Science, vol. 45, issue 2, pp. 270–293, 2015.


  • McLevey, J., "Think Tanks, Funding, and the Politics of Policy Knowledge in Canada", Canadian Review of Sociology, vol. 51, issue 1, pp. 54-75, 2014.