Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity

The Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity leads research on the commonalities of sociality found in phenomena as diverse as gene networks, slime molds, ant colonies, corporations and cities.

The center enables its members to collaborate in research and educational programs, and to involve like-minded researchers from other institutions in these collaborations.

We apply innovative concepts and methods of complex adaptive systems science to generate new insights about the emergence, evolution and function of social systems and their interactions with the biophysical environment. Advancing this integrative science provides a deeper understanding of the connections between living systems and societies.