The Jacob Marschak Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Mathematics in the Behavior Sciences at UCLA
The Marschak Colloquium meets on alternative Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Entrepreneur's Hall, room C-301 in the UCLA Anderson School of Management complex (unless otherwise indicated). The dates of the presentations are as follows. Please click on dates for a detailed description of the presentation.
|Fall 2005||Winter 2006||Spring 2006|
|October 21||April 28|
|October 28||May 12|
|November 18||February 17||May 26|
|December 2||March 3||June 9|
** THE 2005-2006 JACOB MARSCHAK MEMORIAL LECTURE
Michael Rothschild, William Stuart Tod Professor of Economics and Public Affairs; Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University and former Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School
Field/Subfield: Economics/Asymmetric Information and Decision-making under Uncertainty
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Economics
Walter Goldschmidt, Professor of Anthropology, UCLA
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Anthropology
(Note change of date from November 4)
Harold Demsetz, Professor of Economics, UCLA
Field/Subfield: Economics/Industrial Organization, Antitrust, Law & Economics
Topic: "The Confusing Concept of Competition."
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Economicsback to top
Edward Keenan, Professor of Linguistics, UCLA
Field/Subfield: Linguistics/Semantics, syntax, linguistic universals, logic.
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Linguistics
** Meeting in Korn Convocation Hall, Anderson School from 1-3 PM
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, C.S. and D.J. Davidson Professor of Psychology and Management, Director of Quality of Life Research Center, The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University.
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Psychology and the Behavioral Decision Making Group of the UCLA Anderson School
Patrick Suppes, Lucie Stern Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University
Field: Philosophy of Science, Mathematical Psychology, Computer-based Education
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Philosophy and the Behavioral Decision Making Group of the UCLA Anderson School
THE 2005-2006 JACOB MARSCHAK MEMORIAL LECTURE
Daniel McFadden, E. Morris Cox Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, Recipient of the 2000 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for his work on the development of theory and methods for analyzing discrete choice.
Field/Subfield: Economics/Choice Theory
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Economics and the Behavioral Decision Making Group of the UCLA Anderson School
Michael O'Hare, Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy
Field/Subfield: Public policy/ Aesthetics and Cultural Policy.
Cosponsored by the Department of Public Policy, UCLA School of Public Affairs
James C. Spohrer, Director, Almaden Services Research & Innovation Champion, IBM Almaden Research Center
Field/Subfield: Computer Science/Services in the Information Economy
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Computer Science, the Center for Management in the Information Economy, UCLA Anderson School, and the Decisions, Operations and Technology Management area of the UCLA Anderson School and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) of the UCLA Anderson School
Paul Boyle, Professor, School of Geography & Geosciences, University of St. Andrews
Field/Subfield: Geography/Population geography and health geography
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Geography
Robert L. Powell, Robson Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Field/Subfield: International Relations/Game-Theoretic Approaches to War and International Conflict
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Political Science
Todd O. Yeates, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA, also affiliated with the Molecular Biology Institute, the UCLA-DOE Institute for Genomics and Proteomics, and the California NanoSystems Institute
Field/Subfield: Biology/Interface of Molecular Biology, Mathematics and Computation
WIlliam A. V. Clark,, Professor of Geography, UCLA
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Geography
Earl Hunt, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of Washington
Field/Subfield: Psychology/Mathematical Models of Cognition
Topic: "Patterns of Thought"
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Psychology
Duncan Watts, Associate Professor of Sociology, Columbia University and Director, Collective Dynamics Group, Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy
Field/Subfield: Sociology/Mathematical Modeling, Collective Dynamics
Topic: "Search in Global Social Networks"
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Sociology and the UCLA Human Complex Systems Program
Noah Friedkin, Professor & Chair, Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara
Field/Subfield: Mathematical Sociology/Social Psychology, Social Networks & Group Processes
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Sociology