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Claudio Cioffi Revilla

Professor
Department of Computational Data Sciences
George Mason University
United States Virgin Islands

Biography

Doctorate in Political Science, Highest Honors, University of Florence, Cesare Alfieri School of Political and Social Sciences, Florence, Italy, 1975, Ph.D., Political Science, International Relations, State University of New York, 1979, B.S., Mathematics and Science, Instituto Patria, Mexico City, 1969.

Research Interest

His current projects include NSF- and DOD-funded research on computational models of socio-natural systems that integrate cultural dynamics and environmental change. His NSF-funded research focuses on the rise and fall of polities in Inner Asia (Mongolia and its neighbors), where he is the Principal Investigator in collaboration with the National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution his ONR-funded projects focus on agent-based models of political instability and ecological dynamics in Eastern Africa and Asia.

Publications

  • Computational Social Science, Conflict Analysis and the 21st Century Threat Triad. In 21st Century Information Technologies and Enabling Policies for Counter Terrorism. Ed. by R. Popp. IEEE Press, 2006 forthcoming.

  • Power Laws in the Social Sciences: Discovering Non-equilibrium Dynamics in the Social University. Forthcoming. Ms. under review at Cambridge University Press.

  • Power Laws in the Social Sciences: Discovering Non-equilibrium Dynamics in the Social University. Forthcoming. Ms. under review at Cambridge University Press.

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