Computational Social Science Workshop

The Computational Social Science Workshop will be on hiatus for the Fall 2023 semester. Please check back in Spring 2024 for an updated schedule.

The Computational Social Science Workshop is an interdisciplinary seminar series featuring speakers of broad appeal in the social sciences who use computational techniques to analyze big data for research into human behavior.  This workshop is cosponsored by the Center for the Study of American Politics (CSAP) and the Yale School of Management (SOM) with support from the Initiative for Leadership and Organization at SOM.

The workshop typically meets on selected Mondays from 11:40 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. in Room A002 at ISPS, 77 Prospect Street.

This workshop is open to the Yale community only. To receive regular announcements and invitations, you must subscribe to the Computational Social Science Workshop at the link below:


Faculty Organizer: Balazs Kovacs, Associate Professor of Management, Yale School of Management

SOM Graduate Student Assistants: Geoffrey Borchhardt and Yiftach Yarmar

Staff Coordinator and Contact: Pamela Greene

Schedule 2022-2023

date speaker & title
NOV 7 Hyejin Youn, Associate Professor of Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
“Pathway of Innovation from Micro-Dynamics to Macro-Structure”
DEC 5 Omar Lizardo, Professor and LeRoy Neiman Term Chair of Sociology, UCLA
“Omnivorous Taste as Category-Mediated Performance”
JAN 30 Milena Tsvetkova, Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science, London School of Economics and Political Science
“Studying Socioeconomic Inequality from Digital Footprint Networks”
APR 24 Peter Bearman, The Jonathan R. Cole Professor of Sociology, Columbia University
CANCELLED (We hope to reschedule for Fall 2023)

Past Seminar Series