William Hobbs

William Hobbs
Assistant Professor - Cornell University, Dept of Human Development and Dept of Government
Lab Alumnus

Will studies the social effects of government policies, how small groups of people adapt to sudden changes in their lives, causal inference, and low-dimensional representation of social interaction and language. His research has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, among other outlets. He received his Ph.D. in 2016 from UC San Diego, and was a visiting researcher at the Yale Institute for Network Science and a collaborator with the Facebook Data Science Team during his studies. Starting Fall 2018, he will be an Assistant Professor in Human Development and Government at Cornell University.

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
Ronald Robertson
PhD Student
Matthew Simonson
PhD Student
Ata A. Uslu Ata A. Uslu
PhD Student