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About David Lazer

Professor Lazer’s research centers on social networks; governance, or how the patterns of institutional relations yield functional or dysfunctional systems; and technology and its use in communication. An authority on social networks, he has written several papers on the diffusion of information among interest groups and between these groups and the government. He is the co-editor of Governance and Information Technology: From Electronic Government to Information Government and also written extensively on the use of DNA in the criminal justice system.


Present Associate Professor, Computer and Information Science / Political Science, Northeastern University

Research Interests

Social networks, Governance, and Technology and its use in communication

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Contact Information

Northeastern University
ATTN: David M. J. Lazer,
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5000


Articles (4)

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