Curriculum Vitae


Interethnic Weak Ties Online and Out-group Attitudes Amond Dutch Ethnic Majority Adolescents.

Hofstra, B. (2022). European Societies, 1-30.

Diversifying the Professoriate.

Hofstra, B., McFarland, D., Smith, S., Jurgens, D. (2022). Socius, 8.

Gendered Knowledge in Fields and Academic Careers.

Kim, L., Smith, D.S., Hofstra, B., McFarland D. (2022). Research Policy, 51(1), 104411.

Beyond the Core: Who has Larger Extended Networks?

Hofstra, B., Corten, R., & Van Tubergen, F.A. (2021). Social Forces, 99(3), 1274-1305.

Does Unemployment Lead to Isolation? The Consequences of Unemployment For Social Networks.

Rozer, J.J., Hofstra, B., Brashears, M., & Volker, B. (2020). Social Networks, 63, 100-111.

The Diversity-Innovation Paradox in Science.

Hofstra, B., Kulkarni, V., Munoz-Najar Galvez, S., He, B., Jurafsky, D., McFarland, D. (2020). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. (PDF arXiv version)

Toward Personal Network Curation and Societal Variation.

Bayer, J. & Hofstra, B. (2020). Nature Human Behaviour.

Predicting Ethnicity with First Names in Online Social Media Networks.

Hofstra, B. & De Schipper, N.C. (2018). Big Data & Society, 5(1), 1-14.

Oorzaken van Homogeniteit in Sociale Netwerken: Kansen voor Sociologisch Onderzoek met Digitale Voetsporen.

Hofstra, B. (2017). Mens en Maatschappij, 92(3), 317-319.

Soort Zoekt Soort op Facebook?

Hofstra, B. (2017). Demos, 33(9), 1-4.

Online Social Networks: Essays on Membership, Privacy, and Structure.

Hofstra, B. (2017). ICS dissertation series, Utrecht.

Sources of Segregation in Social Networks: A Novel Approach Using Facebook.

Hofstra, B., Corten, R. & Tubergen, F.A. van. & Ellison, N.B. (2017). American Sociological Review, 82(3), 625-656.

Understanding the Privacy Behavior of Adolescents on Facebook: The Role of Peers, Popularity and Trust

Hofstra, B., Corten, R. & Tubergen, F.A. van. (2016). Computers in Human Behavior, 60, 611-621.

Who was First on Facebook? Determinants of Early Adoption Among Adolescents

Hofstra, B., Corten, R. & Tubergen, F.A. van. (2016). New Media & Society, 18(1), 2340-2358.

 Learning in Social Networks: Selecting Profitable Choices Among Alternatives of Uncertain Profitability in Various Networks 

Hofstra, B., Corten, R. & Buskens, V. (2015). Social Networks, 43, 100-112.

De Werking van Sociaal Kapitaal in het Statusverwervingsproces in Nederland. 

Quite*, W., Hofstra*, B., Knigge, A. & Schipper, de N. (2013). Mens en Maatschappij, 88(4), 400-425.

(* shared first authorship) 

Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Exhchange of

Hofstra, B. & McFarland, D. (2022). In progress.

Interorganizational Exchange of People and Ideas.

Hofstra, B., McFarland, D., Smith, S., & Jurgens, D. (2022). In progress.

Determinants of Becoming a Media Professor.

Unger, S., Hofstra, B. & Heiberger, R. (2022). In progress.

Gender and Ethnic Inequality in Scientific Output Among Dutch PhDs.

Mulders, A.M., Hofstra, B. & Tolsma, J. (2022). In progress.


How COVID-19 Exacerbated Gender Inequality in Dutch Academia.

Tolsma, J., Hofstra, B. & Mulders, A.M. (2022). In progress.

Differences in the Acquaintanceship Networks of Ethnic Minority and Majority Groups in the Netherlands.

Jeroense, T., Hofstra, B., Tolsma, J. & Spierings, N. (2022). In progress.

Citation Elites and Inequality.

Nielsen, M., Anderson, J.P. & Hofstra, B. (2022). In progress.

Network Size and Variation among Dutch Adults.

Volker, B., Corten, R., & Hofstra, B. (2022). In progress.


Differential Return on Performance Persists the Gender Pay Gap among Faculty in the Public University System.
Kim, L., Hofstra, B., & Munoz-Najar Galvez, S. (2022). In progress.


Inequality Homogenizes and Stifles Global Scientific Research.
Gomez, C., Munoz-Najar Galvez, S., Herman, A. & Hofstra, B. (2022). In progress.

Effects of Comments and Replies in Science.

McMahan, P., Hofstra, B., McFarland, D. (2022). In progress.


Bas Hofstra

Radboud University

Department of Sociology

Maria Montessorigebouw
Thomas van Aquinostraat 4
6525 GD Nijmegen

E-mail: bas.hofstra [at]