Devon Brewer

Devon Brewer
Ph.D.; Professor; & Director
Collaborator with the Lab

Devon D. Brewer, Ph.D., Director, has broad training and experience in the social and health sciences.  Much of his past research has focused on social networks, research methods and design, memory and cognition, drug abuse, violence, crime, sexual behavior, and infectious disease (including sexually transmitted diseases, blood-borne pathogens, respiratory infections, and gastroenteric infections).  

He earned his bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Washington and his doctorate in social science from the University of California, Irvine.  Prior to founding Interdisciplinary Scientific Research, Dr. Brewer held research positions at the University of Washington, an administrative position with Public Health-Seattle and King County, and teaching positions at the University of Washington, Pacific Lutheran University, and Tulane University, among other universities.  He has been a principal investigator on federal research grants and authored/co-authored more than 60 scientific publications (see ProjectsPublications, and Dr. Brewer's curriculum vitae).  Dr. Brewer also serves as an Affiliate Assistant Professor in several departments at the University of Washington, occasionally teaching, lecturing, and advising students.

Current Lab Members

Director

David Lazer
Director

Senior Research Scientist

Briony Swire Thompson
Senior Research Scientist

Project Manager

Janette Briceno
Project Manager

Research Programmer

Luke Horgan
Research Programmer

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Jonathan Green
Post Doctoral Research Fellow

PhD Student

Hanyu Chwe
PhD Student
Adina Gitomer
PhD Student
Syed Arefinul Haque
PhD Student
Stefan McCabe
PhD Student
Hong Qu
PhD Student
Alexi Quintana Mathé
PhD Student
Ronald Robertson
PhD Student
Matthew Simonson
PhD Student
Ata A. Uslu Ata A. Uslu
PhD Student