First Computational Social Science Doctorate

6th May 2011

After a successful defense of his doctoral dissertation entitled “A Computational Theory of Endogenous Norm Change: The NormSim Agent-Based Model in MASON”, Mark Rouleau has been awarded the first Doctorate from the Department of Computational Social Science.

His dissertation committee was comprised of Professor Claudio Cioffi-Revilla (Chair), Professor Ken De Jong (Department of Computer Science, GMU), Dr. Maksim Tsvetovat, Dr. Matthew Hoffmann (University of Toronto Scarborough), and Dr. Bill Kennedy.

Mark is currently working at Michigan Technological University as an assistant professor in the Social Sciences Department.

Well done Mark.