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.