This last academic year the Computational Social Science Program here at Mason had a bumper crop of graduates both at the PhD and masters level.
| In the picture are newly hooded Drs Palmer, Rouly and Magallanes. |
Along with the not so new Drs Axtell, Crooks and Cioffi.
Our recent PhD graduates included:
- Chris Shin whose dissertation was entitled “An Essay on Micro Heterogeneity and the Evolution of Inequality.”
- Steve Scott whose dissertation was entitled “Computational Modeling For Marine Resource Management.”
- David Masad whose dissertation was entitled “Agents In Conflict: Comparative Agent-Based Modeling Of Inter- National Crises And Conflicts”
- Holly Russo whose dissertation was entitled “Explaining Box Office Performance From the Bottom Up: Data, Theories and Models”
- Hugh McFarlane whose dissertation was entitled “An Agent Based Model of Community Authority Structure Resilience.”
- Tom Dover whose dissertation was entitled “Implementing a Complex Social Simulation of the Violent Offending Process: The Promise of a Synthetic Offender.”
- Cristina Metgher whose dissertation was entitled "A Computational Social Science Approach to the Social Determinants of Cancer."
- Jose Magallanes whose dissertation was entitled “Climate Change And The Potential For Conflict And Extreme Migration In The Andes: A Computational Approach For Interdisciplinary Modeling And Anticipatory Policy-Making”
- Nathan Palmer whose dissertation was entitled"Individual and Social Learning: Bounded Rationality from First Principles"
- Chris Rouly whose dissertation was entitled "Towards Emergent Social Complexity"
|In the picture are newly hooded Drs Scott, Russo, Masad, Dover and Shin. Along with the not so new Drs Cioffi, Crooks, Kennedy and Mrs. Underwood.|
Along with our PhD graduates we also had a number of Masters students graduate in the MAIS with a Concentration in Computational Social Science Program. Well done to Rui Zhang, Justin Brandenburg, Matthew Oldham, Stefan McCabe, Craig Brown and Stefani Fournier.