Scott D. Pauls

Professor of Mathematics
Chair of the Department of Mathematics

303 Kemeny Hall
HB 6188
Quantitative Social Science
B.A. Columbia University
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

Leib-Lappan, R., Kumar, D., Obbard, R., and Pauls, S. D.  A network model for characterizing brine channels in sea ice, The Cryosphere, (2017) (https://doiorg/10.5194/tc-2017-169)

Myung, J. and Pauls, S. D., Encoding seasonal information in a two-oscillator model of the multi-oscillator circadian clock, Eur. J. Neuroscience. (2017) (doi: 10.1111/ejn.13697)

DeFord, D. R. and Pauls, S. D., A new framework for dynamics on multiplex networks, J. Complex Networks. (2017)(

Pauls, S. D. and Cranmer, S., Affinity Communities in United Nations Voting: Implications for Conflict, Cooperation, and Democracy, Physica A, 484 (2017), 428-439. (

Khoo, T., Fu, F., Pauls, S. D., Coevolution of Cooperation and Partner Rewiring Range in Spatial Social Networks, Nature Communications, 6 (2016), 36293. (

Pauls, S. D., Honma, K-I., Honma, S., Silver, R., Deconstructing circadian rhythmicity with models and manipulations, Trends in Neuroscience, 49:6 (2016). 405-419. (

Brocklebank, S., Pauls, S. D., Rockmore, D., and Bates, T. C., A Spectral Clustering Approach to the Structure of Personality: Contrasting the FFM and HEXACO Models,” Journal of Research in Personality, 57 (2015), 100-109.   (doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2015.05.003)

Pauls, S. D., Leibon, G., and Rockmore, D., The Social Identity Voting model:  ideology from community structures, Research and Politics, April-June 2015, 1-11. (doi: 10.1177/2053168015570415)

Davis, M., Anthony, D., and Pauls, S. D., Seeking and receiving social support on Facebook for surgery, Social Science & Medicine, 131 (2015) 40-47. (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.02.038)

Pauls, S. D., Foley, N., LaSautier, J., Hastings, M., Maywood, E., and Silver, R., Differential contributions of intra- and inter-cellular mechanisms to spatial and temporal architecture of the suprachiasmatic nucleus circadian circuitry in wild-type, CRY- and VPAC2 –null mutant mice, Eur. J. Neuroscience.  40:3 (2014), 2528-2540.   (

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