People


David Lazer
Distinguished professor of political science and computer and information science at Northeastern University
Director

Janette Briceno
Project Manager
Lazer Lab

Senior Research Scientists


Briony Swire Thompson
Senior Research Scientist

Research Associates


Jonathan Green
Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Luke Horgan
B.S. in Computer Science and Computer Engineering
Research Programmer

PhD Students


Hanyu Chwe
Ph. D. Student

Adina Gitomer
Ph. D. Student

Hong Qu
Ph. D. Student

Alexi Quintana Mathé
Ph. D. Student

Ronald Robertson
Ph.D. Student
Ata A. Uslu
Ata A. Uslu
Ph. D. Student

Lab Alumni


Stefano Balietti
Fellow at the Center for European Social Science Research at Mannheim University and a postdoc at the Alfred-Weber Institute of Economics at Heidelberg University

Jeffrey Boase
Associate Professor at the Inst. of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology at Univ. of Toronto, Mississauga

Dan Calacci
PhD student in the Human Dynamics Group

Thalita Coleman
Engagement Manager at Ace3 Group

Kenneth Cukier
American Journalist and Author of Books on Technology & Society

Navid Dianati
Postdoctoral Research Fellow @ IQSS, Harvard University

Samuel Fraiberger
Data Scientist at the World Bank and Visiting Scholar at NYU Computer Science Department

Lisa Friedland
Associate Research Scientist, MOBS Lab - Network Science Institute, Northeastern University

Allan Friedman
Director of Cybersecurity Initiatives at National Telecommunications and Information Administration in the U. S. Dept. of Commerce

Jason Greenberg
Assistant Professor of Management at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU & Visiting Assistant Professor at Univ. of Pennsylvania

Nir Grinberg
Assistant Professor - Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Ancsa Aniko Hannak
Assistant Professor - Department of Informatics, University of Zurich
Ph.D. in Computer Science

Adam Henry
Professor - School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona

William Hobbs
Assistant Professor - Cornell University, Dept of Human Development and Dept of Government

Philipp Hunziker
Data Scientist at Google, Zurich - Switzerland

Steven J. Jackson
Associate Professor, Dept. of Information Science & Dept of Science & Technology Studies - Cornell University

Kenny Joseph
Assistant Professor - Computer Science and Engineering Department, University at Buffalo

Ceyhun Karbeyaz
Software Developer at SVH Software Inc.

Brian Keegan
Research Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Social Science - Harvard University

Ryan P. Kennedy
Associate Professor - Political Science, University of Houston

Sune Lehmann
Professor of Networks and Complexity Science at DTU Compute, Technical University of Denmark. I’m also a Professor of Social Data Science at the Center for Social Data Science (SODAS), University of Copenhagen.

Yu-Ru Lin
Assistant Professor, School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh

Drew Margolin
Assistant Professor - Cornell Department of Communication

Mauro Martino
Founder and Director of the Visual Artificial Intelligence Lab at IBM Research, and Professor of Practice at Northeastern University.

Carolina Mattsson
Postdoctoral Reseacher in Network Science at Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science - Leiden University

Jeanne Mengis
Professor in Organizational Communication at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), director of the Institute of Marketing and Communication Management (IMCA), and a Honorary Associate Professor at Warwick Business School, UK.

Ines Mergel
Full Professor of Public Administration in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz, Germany.

Katherine Ognyanova
Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Communications at Rutgers University

Jukka-Pekka Onnela
Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Director of the Health Data Science Program.

Skyler Place
Chief Behavioral Science Officer at Cogito Corp

Birgit Rabl
Fine Art Consultant, Communications & Fine Arts Professional

Damian Ruck
Chief Researcher, Advai

Alexander Schellong
Member of the management board and responsible for the international business of infodas. In addition, he manages the office in Munich.

Sebastian Schnorf
Senior User Experience UX Researcher & Manager Executive MBA Candidate at IMD Business School. Google. Zürich

Rezvan Sherkati
PhD in Electrical and Computer engineering department at McGill University, Canada.

Jesse Shore
Assistant Professor - Dept. of Information Systems at Boston University, Questrom School of Business.

Sarah Shugars
Faculty Fellow at New York University's Center for Data Science

Oren Tsur
Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) at Ben Gurion University of th Negev - Israel

Annie Waldherr
Professor of Computational Communication Science at the Institute for Journalism and Communication Science at the University of Vienna.

Stefan Wojcik
Staff Data Scientist at Twitter

Collaborators with the Lab


Yaniv Altshuler
Researcher, MIT Media Lab

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi
Director, Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science, Distinguished University Professor

Nick Beauchamp
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Ethan Bernstein
Associate Professor in the Organizational Behavior Unit at the Harvard Business School

Devon Brewer
Ph.D.; Professor; & Director

Kevin Esterling
Professor of Political Science and Public Policy - UC Riverside

Shan Jiang
PhD Student / Research Assistant - Northeastern University

Jonathan Kingzette
PhD Candidate at Ohio State University

Jing Li
Assistant Professor - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Waleed Meleis
Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Office of the Dean Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliated Faculty, Bioengineering

William Minozzi
Associate Professor, Ohio State University

Michael Neblo
Professor of Political Science, Ohio State University

Alex (Sandy) Pentland
Professor, Director of MIT's Human Dynamics Lab and the MIT Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program

Margaret E. Roberts
Associate Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego

Brian Rubineau
Associate Professor and Area Coordinator, Organizational Behaviour

Derek Ruths
Associate Professor of Computer Science, McGill University

Alessandro Vespignani
Director and Sternberg Family Distinguished Professor

Lu Wang
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Michigan

John Wihbey
Assistant Professor of Journalism & News Media at Northeastern University, where he teaches in the Media Innovation program and is a faculty member with the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks.

Kam-Fai Wong
Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Xingshan Zeng
PhD Student - The Chinese University of Hong Kong