Professor of Economics (Courtesy)
Scott Page is the Leonid Huwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics at the University of Michigan, where he is the associate director of the Center for the Study of Complex Systems. Scott was recently renewed as an external faculty member of the Santa Fe Institute. In addition to his departmental appointment, Scott holds a position as a senior research scientist at the Institute for Social Research at Michigan.
Scott directs or helps direct three large projects at the University of Michigan. He is the principal investigator for the IDEAS NSF IGERT grant, a principal investigator for Project SLUCE, and NSF bio-complexity grant, and the director of Project Diversity, an interdisciplinary effort to understand the theoretical implications of diversity that is funded by the James S. McDonnell Foundation and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching. Scott belongs to several research teams, including the MacArthur Foundation’s working group on economic inequality and social interactions.
In addition to his academic pursuits, Scott frequently gives talks on complex systems to non academic audiences on diversity and on complexity and has consulted on projects ranging from the possibility of panic at Y2K and the demand for movies, to the economic impact of the World Cup.
- Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics
- Senior Research Scientist, Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social Research
- External Faculty Member of Economics, Santa Fe Institute
- Formal Modeling Research Methods