William Brady

William Brady is a computational social psychologist interested in the dynamics of emotion at the social network level and their consequences for group behavior. His recent work studies how human psychology interacts with technologically-mediated social contexts to shape our emotions. He leverages theory-driven application of multiple methodologies that include behavioral experiments, big data analytics, and natural language processing. He completed his Ph.D. in social psychology at New York University. Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow in the psychology department at Yale University.

Starting Fall 2022, he will be an assistant professor of Management and Organizations at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. He will also be a Faculty Associate in the Institute for Policy Research.

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