Complex Social Contagion

2014-Present • Supported by Minerva

By examining the digital traces of social contagion during times of civil unrest we aim to better understand how facts and ideas penetrate social networks and improve models of social contagion.

Cross-cultural differences in communication networks

2012-Present • Supported by NSF

Using Twitter data, this project aims to compare the topology of communication networks by cultural and economic factors at the country level.