Scott Atran

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May
16
The Center for the Study of Complex Systems, The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and the Department of Political Science will be hosting a two day conference on the Evolution of Cooperation and The Framing of Peace . This conference will focus on the past and current research of Robert Axelrod , who has made substantial contributions to all three units.
2013 -
Jan
27
Terrorism is an inherently social phenomenon. While it is commonly assumed that terrorists kill and die for a cause, they are motivated and strengthened by social connections. This colloquium brings together researchers in this area to discuss terrorism's root causes in the interpersonal relationships between terrorists, competition between terrorist groups within societies, and strategic alliances between organizations. Note as of 10:00am 1/27: Erica Chenoweth and Michael Horowitz will be unable to join us due to inclement weather on the East Coast.
2011 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Mar
10
Part 4 of the International Policy Center's Global Policy Perspectives Symposium Scott Atran, Research Scientist, Center for Group Dynamics, U-M and Center on Terrorism, John Jay College, City University of New York. Robert Axelrod , Walgreen Professor for the Study of Human Understanding, U-M and consultant to the Office of the U.S.
2009 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

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Adjunct Research Professor
Email:
satran@umich.edu