Douglas Guilbeault

Assistant Professor
Management of Organizations

Leading researcher in computational sociology and online social network experiments


Doug is an Assistant Professor in the Management of Organizations Group at the Haas School of Business. His work centers around the study of how people form conceptual systems through communication processes that are mediated by social networks and organizations. His work has appeared in a number of journals, including The Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, Cognition, Policy and Internet, and The Journal of International Affairs, as well as in popular news outlets, such as The Atlantic and Wired. Doug’s work has received top research awards from The International Conference on Computational Social Science, The Cognitive Science Society, and The International Communication Association. His current research is funded by Facebook and the NIH.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Culture and Cognition
  • Computational Sociology
  • Categorization
  • Collective Creativity
  • Collective Intelligence
  • Social Ontology
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