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Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan

PhD Student

Brian (BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is a Ph.D. student in the Media, Technology & Society program. He completed his undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Science and Technology Studies, and joined the lab in 2007. His current research interests are in group dynamics and organizational processes in computer-mediated collaborative communities. He uses methods in social network analysis and agent-based modeling to understand decision-making, consensus-formation, gate-keeping, and other social influence phenomena in environments like Wikipedia and MMOGS.

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