Welcome to the Social Dynamics Laboratory
The Social Dynamics Laboratory members study the interplay between network topology and the dynamics of social interaction, using computational models, data from on-line networks, and laboratory experiments with human participants.
We are supported by the National Science Foundation through the following grants:
- Human and Social Dynamics (SES-0432917 and SES-0433086)
- Cyberinfrastructure ToolsC (BCS-0537606)
- WebLab (IIS-0705774)
- Human Centered Computing
The SDL Director is Michael Macy, Goldwin Smith Professor of Sociology at Cornell University.
The Assistant Director is Chris Cameron, a PhD candidate at Cornell.
News and Events
Yahoo! Presents Getting Connected in the Age of Networks Seminar Series.
The SDL is pleased to announce a new seminar series organized through the lab in cooperation with Yahoo!.
April 15, 2011: Nikolas A. Christakis presents “Two New Topics in Network Science: The Genetic Antecedents of Social Networks, and Social Networks as Sensors for Epidemics.”
3:30pm, 132 Rockefeller Hall