Once students have completed their methodological and disciplinary training , the student will be introduced to areas of study in which the student could potentially develop their thesis work . Areas of study and their respective areas of research are:

1. Foundations of human behavior

  • Social Neuroscience
  • Evolution of human behavior
  • Behavioral economics

2. Institutions

  • Communities of knowledge
  • Commons
  • Urban systems
  • Political Economy

3. Social dynamics

  • Social networks
  • Historical processes
  • Sociophysics and Biocomplexity