Macy, Michael W. Edit


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  • 1948-12-07 (Existence)

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  • Macy, Michael W.

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Michael Macy (b.12/07/1948) is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences in Sociology, Director of the Social Dynamics Laboratory at Cornell. He recieved his PhD in Sociology from Harvard. Prior to his position at Cornell, Macy taught at Brandeis University from 1986 -1996. His expertise is in using novel sources of network data (from social media, computational models, and online experiments) to address longstanding puzzles about human behavior and social interaction, especially what brings people together and what drives them apart