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Professor, School of Sociology; Geary Fellow, Geary Institute for Public Policy, University College Dublin

Taha Yasseri is a Professor at the School of Sociology and a Geary Fellow at the Geary Institute for Public Policy at University College Dublin, Ireland. Formerly he was a Senior Research Fellow in Computational Social Science at the Oxford Internet Institute, a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science, and a Research Fellow in Humanities and Social Sciences at Wolfson College, University of Oxford. Taha Yasseri has interests in analysis of large-scale transactional data and conducting experiments to understand human dynamics, government-society interactions, mass collaboration and collective intelligence, information and opinion dynamics, collective behaviour, and online dating.


  • 2023–present
    Professor, University College Dublin
  • 2020–2023
    Associate professor, University College Dublin
  • 2012–2020
    Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford