Nora Webb Williams

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

702 S. Wright Street

Urbana, IL 61801

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

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1,604

SSRN CITATIONS

10

CROSSREF CITATIONS

2

Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Images That Matter: Online Protests and the Mobilizing Role of Pictures

Forthcoming. Political Research Quarterly.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 06 May 2019
Andreu Casas and Nora Webb Williams
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Communication Science and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 393 (142,399)
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Online protest, social media, social movements, online image sharing, Black Lives Matter

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What Type of Data Are Images?

Webb Williams, Nora, 'What Type of Data Are Images?', in Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Dino P. Christenson, and Valeria Sinclair-Chapman (eds), Oxford Handbook of Engaged Methodological Pluralism in Political Science (Vol 1) (2024; online edn, Oxford Academic, 23 Oct. 2023), https://doi.org/10.1093/ox
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2023
Nora Webb Williams
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 294 (194,738)

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images as data, methodological pluralism, machine learning

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What Was the Problem in Parkland? Using Social Media to Measure the Effectiveness of Issue Frames

Aslett, Kevin, Nora Webb Williams, Andreu Casas, and Weslesy Zuidema, and John Wilkerson. "What Was the Problem in Parkland? Using Social Media to Measure the Effectiveness of Issue Frames." Policy Studies Journal. (August 28, 2020) First View: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/psj.124
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 May 2019 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
NYU - Center for Social Media and Politics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Communication Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Washington - Department of Political Science
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Framing, Social Media, Mass Shootings, Parkland, Marjory Stoneman Douglas

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Explaining Kazakhstani Identity: Supraethnic Identity, Ethnicity, Language, and Citizenship

Nationalities Papers, April 2017, DOI: 10.1080/00905992.2017.1288204
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
Kristoffer Rees and Nora Webb Williams
Indiana University East and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 123 (424,255)
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Supraethnic identity, ethnicity, language, citizenship, Kazakhstan

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Protest Observation and Mass Self-Communication: Meditations on the Arab Spring

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Mar 2015
Nora Webb Williams
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 110 (461,267)

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Protest, ICT, observers, citizen journalism, differential participation, levels of involvement

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Judicial Supremacy: Explaining False Starts and Surprising Successes

2015, in Magna Carta and its Modern Legacy. James Melton and Robert Hazell, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2022
Victor A. Menaldo and Nora Webb Williams
University of Washington - Department of Political Science and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 92 (520,552)

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Judicial Supremacy, Constitutions, Magna Carta, Credible Commitments, Insurance Model

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Territorial Belonging and Homeland Disjuncture: Uneven Territorialisations in Kazakhstan

Forthcoming, Europe-Asia Studies
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Feb 2020
Kristoffer Rees, Nora Webb Williams and Alexander C. Diener
Indiana University East, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 64 (640,550)

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Kazakhstan, nationality, collective identity, homeland

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Militants and Mixed Messages: The Effect of Sponsor Ambiguity on Insurgent Ideology and Networks

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Feb 2021
Nora Webb Williams, Calvin Garner and Michael Gabbay
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Washington and University of Washington
Downloads 63 (645,617)

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Ukraine, network analysis, civil war, ideology, Russia

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Observing Protest: Media Use and Student Involvement on April 7, 2010 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Central Asian Survey 34(3): 373-389
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Nora Webb Williams
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 61 (656,130)

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Protest participation, Internet activity, observers, April 7 2010, Bishkek

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When Conservatives See Red but Liberals Feel Blue: Why Labeler-Characteristic Bias Matters for Data Annotation

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Sep 2023
Nora Webb Williams, Andreu Casas, Kevin Aslett and John D. Wilkerson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Communication Science, NYU - Center for Social Media and Politics and University of Washington
Downloads 57 (677,852)
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human annotation, labeler characteristic bias, inter-rater reliability, text as data, images as data

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Captured Courts and Legitimized Autocrats: Transforming Kazakhstan’s Constitutional Court

Law and Social Inquiry, 2022 (Online First View). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/lsi.2021.85
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2022
Nora Webb Williams and Margaret Hanson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Politics and Global Studies
Downloads 54 (695,065)

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Kazakhstan, Constitutional Court, Constitutional Council, Law, Legitimacy

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Transfer Learning: A New Paradigm for Big Data Research

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Sep 2023
Emma Rodman and Nora Webb Williams
University of Massachusetts Lowell and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 34 (834,065)

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transfer learning, machine learning, big data, text as data, images as data