Research & Projects

Much of my research is supported by NSF Award #OISE-2230630.


  1. (with B. Boghosian, C. Börgers, N. Dragovic, A. Kirshtein) A particle method for continuous Hegselmann-Krause opinion dynamics. To appear in Complex Networks and the Applications, up-to-date version at arXiv:2211.06265.
  2. (with D. Gordon, K. Knudson, J. Cheng) A Multi-Method Data Science Pipeline for Analyzing Police Service in the Presence of Misconduct. Submitted for publication November 2022, up-to-date version
  3. (with C. Kelling, A. Mendible, S. Brooks, A. Wiedemann, M. Aminian, W. Hasty, J. Higdon) Data Collection and Analysis for Small-TownPolicing: Challenges and Recommendations. Submitted for publication June 2023, up-to-date version at
  4. (with D. Deitsch) An Equity-Aware Recommender System for Curating Art Exhibits Based on Locally-Constrained Graph Matching. Submitted for publication Oct. 2023, up-to-date version at arXiv:2207.14367.

Recent Publications

For a full list of publications see my CV or Google Scholar profile.

  1. (with E. Tronci, B. Moynihan, B. Moaveni) Regularized Hidden Markov Modeling with Applications to Wind Speed Predictions in Offshore Wind, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 211, 2024.
  2. (with C. Börgers and N. Dragovic) Political Centrism and Extremism: A Mathematical Analysis, SIAM News Research, Jan. 2024.
  3. (with C. Börgers, N. Dragovic, A. Kirshtein, and L. Orr) ODEs and Mandatory Voting, CODEE Journal special issue on Engaging the World: Differential Equations Influence Public Policy, Vol. 17, Article 11, 2024.
  4. (with B. Boghosian, C. Börgers, N. Dragovic) A blue sky bifurcation in the dynamics of political candidates, The American Mathematical Monthly, Published online: 15 Dec. 2023. DOI: 10.1080/00029890.2023.2286221. (final version available at arXiv:2302.07993.)
  5. (with N. Dragovic, C. Börgers, B. Boghosian) A geospatial bounded confidence model including megainfluencers with an application to Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy, The Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulations, 26(1) 2023, 8.
  6. Review: Data Feminism, The American Mathematical Monthly 129:5 (2022), 496 – 500. DOI: 10.1080/00029890.2022.2044214.
  7. (with K. Knudson) Python for Global Applications: Teaching scientific Python in context to law and diplomacy students, Proceedings of the 21st Python in Science Conference, 2022, 59 – 64.