Carnegie Mellon University
Kathleen M. Carley's research combines cognitive science, social networks and computer science to address complex social and organizational problems. Her specific research areas are social network analysis, dynamic network analysis, agent-based modeling, computational social and organization theory, adaptation and evolution, social network text mining, cyber security and the impact of telecommunication technologies and policy on communication, information diffusion, disease contagion and response within and among groups particularly in disaster or crisis situations. She is a member of the IEEE, ACM, ASA, the Academy of Management and INSNA. She has served as a task force member of the Defense Science Board and committee member on the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology. She is the developer of the ORA software for network analytics and visualization that is widely used in academics, organizations and government.
Keywords: counter-terrorism, human trafficking, narcotic trafficking, cyber threats, nuclear threat, organizational resilience and design, natural disaster preparedness, cyber threat in social media, leadership. ocial network analysis, dynamic network analysis, agent-based modeling, computational social and organization theory, adaptation, evolution, social network, text mining, cyber security, telecommunication, information diffusion, disease contagion,