CURRENT PROJECTS

 
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ABSORPTIVE CAPACITY

2019 - 2022

Funded by the Office of Naval Research through the Minerva Research Initiative, this project looks at three case studies - Greece, Colombia, and South Africa - to understand how to support social stability in communities receiving a massive influx of displaced persons.

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COMMUNITY HEALTH AND VACCINE HESITANCY

2021 -

Funded through a seed grant by the Hampton Roads Biomedical Research Consortium, this project brings together faculty from Old Dominion University and Eastern Virginia Medical School, as well as community stakeholders representing a diversity of social identities and community interests, to understand health disparaties around vaccine uptake in Hampton Roads.

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ETHNOSIM

2017 -

Working with ethnographers at the University of Agder and social scientists at York University, we strive to develop tools and methodologies that capture the rich details of qualitative data while harnessing the power of computer simulations.

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SIMULATION4ALL

2015 -

Simulation tools should be accessible to everyone without the burden of coding languages. This project develops platforms that people of all ages, abilities, and disciplines can use to think through real-world problems and engage in modeling and simulation. Learn more about ClouDES and Metaphr.

PAST PROJECTS

 
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HEALTH DYNAMICS IN PROTRACTED REFUGEE SITUATIONS

2018

This project explored the effects of protracted refugee status on chronic health conditions. Simulation models were generated from primary data collection in Greece and South America.

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SIMULATION4CYBER

2015-2021

Connecting human and cyber dynamics via models