Johan Bollen

Professor of Informatics and Cognitive Science

Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Cognitive Science Program
Indiana University

Director: Center for Social and Biomedical Complexity
Member: Indiana University Network Institute
Fellow: Centre for Urban Mental Health (UVA)
Fellow: Synergy Program for Analyzing Resilience and Critital Transitions at WUR
Johan Bollen is a professor of Informatics and Cognitive Science at Indiana University. He was formerly a staff scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory from 2005-2009, and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science of Old Dominion University from 2002 to 2005. He obtained his PhD in Experimental Psychology from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in 2001. He has published more than 80 articles on computational social science, social complexity, health, well-being, machine learning, and informetrics. His research has been funded by the NSF, DARPA, IARPA, EDA, NASA, and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Johan lives in Bloomington, Indiana with his wife and daughter. In his free time he enjoys running and weightlifting, and making people dance as DJ Angst.
PhD Students: Alexander Barron (2021), Krishna Bathina (2021), Andy Edinger, Soren de Haan, Huina Mao (2014), Ege Otenen, Ozgur Can Seckin, Xin Shuai (2014), Harry Yan