AFFILIATIONS & LINKS

NETWORK SCIENCE PH.D. PROGRAM

Northeastern's Network Science Ph.D. Program, the first of its kind in the United States, attracts students from physics, sociology, computer science, and everything in between, eager to tackle problems that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries.

FEATURE STORY IN NEWS@NORTHESTERN

"Matt Simonson’s desire to study and foster greater understanding of how the international community responds to political conflict, genocide, and humanitarian crises has been shaped by his myriad cultural and global experiences...."

LAZER LAB AT THE NETWORK SCIENCE INSTITUTE

My primary home at Northeastern is the lab run by my advisor, David Lazer, focuses on misinformation, political networks, and the political ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out some of my amazing colleagues and the incredible work they are doing.

COVERAGE IN NORTHEASTERN U. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE  NEWS

"Matt Simonson is not your typical mathematician. The first-year Network Science PhD student at Northeastern intertwines quantitative mathematical rigor with the study of political conflict and genocide around the world. As the recipient of the 2016 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship..."

THE HARRY FRANK GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION

The foundation sponsors scholarly research on violence, aggression, and dominance.  It is perhaps best known for its prestigious dissertation fellowship, awarded to 10 final-year doctoral students each year from a variety of disciplines studying violence and aggression in relation to social change, intergroup conflict, war, terrorism, crime, and family relationships, among other subjects.

POST-CONFLICT RESEARCH CENTER IN SARAJEVO

Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) is dedicated to restoring a culture of peace and preventing violent conflict in the Western Balkans by creating, implementing and supporting evidence-based, multidisciplinary and innovative approaches to peace education, creative multimedia, conflict prevention, post-conflict research, human rights and transitional justice.

Contact: simonson.m [at] northeastern [dot] edu