Mathematical sociologists use the language of mathematics to describe the structure, explain the events, and predict the dynamics of the social world. The effort is a inter-disciplinary, with contributions from physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, psychologists, economists, etc.

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Website content, including newsletters, officers, and award winners, updated! Also check out the new datasets in our section DataBank.

Fall/Winter 2013-2014 Mathematical Sociology newsletter now available

The new issue of The Mathematical Sociologist is now available for download.


Mathematial Sociology Section Databank now available

The Mathematical Sociology section data depository is now available! If you have a dataset you would like to donate, please contact the section webmaster.

Call for Papers: The Journal of Gerontology: The Social Sciences

The Journal of Gerontology is requesting papers for a special edition on social networks, edited by editor-in-chief Merril Silverstein, Benjamin Cornwell (Cornell University), and Christopher Marcum (NIH). Please see the information brief for more.



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