Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley (2020 – present)
Management of Organizations, Haas Business School
PhD, University of Pennsylvania (2015-2020)
Network Dynamics Group @ The Annenberg School for Communication
Dissertation: “The Social Network Dynamics of Category Formation”
Desikan, Bhargav, Tasker Hull, Ethan Nadler, Douglas Guilbeault, Aabir Abubaker, Mark Chu, Ruggiero Lo Sardo. 2020. Compsyn: Perceptually Grounded Word Embeddings with Color. Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics.
Guilbeault, Douglas, Ethan Nadler, Mark Chu, Ruggiero Lo Sardo, Aabir Abubaker, and Bhargav Desikan. 2020. Color Associations in Abstract Semantic Domains. Cognition (201): 10436.
Guilbeault, Douglas, and Damon Centola. 2020. Networked Collective Intelligence Improves Dissemination of Scientific Information Regarding Smoking Risks. PLoS ONE 15(2): e0227813.
Guilbeault, Douglas, Joshua Becker, and Damon Centola. 2018. Social learning and partisan bias in the interpretation of climate trends. Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences 115(39): 9714-9719.
Guilbeault, Douglas. 2018. Digital Marketing in the Disinformation Age. The Journal of International Affairs 71(1): 33-43.
Gorwa, Rob, and Douglas Guilbeault. 2018. Unpacking the Social Media Bot: A Typology to Guide Research and Policy. Policy & Internet.
Guilbeault, Douglas, Joshua Becker, and Damon Centola. 2018. Complex Contagions: A Decade in Review. In S. Lehmann & Y. Ahn (Eds.), Spreading Dynamics in Social Systems. Springer Nature. pp. 3-25.
Guilbeault, Douglas. 2017. How Politicians Express Different Viewpoints in Gesture and Speech Simultaneously. The Journal of Cognitive Linguistics 28(3): 417-447.
Guilbeault, Douglas. 2016. Growing Bot Security: An Ecological View of Bot Agency. The International Journal of Communication 10: 5003-5021.
Guilbeault, Douglas. 2017. Tinder Nightmares: The Promise and Peril of Political Bots. Wired. w. R. Gorwa
Guilbeault, Douglas. 2016. How Twitter Bots are Shaping the Election. The Atlantic. w. S. Woolley
Stanford’s “Art of Science” Competition (Winner). “Changing Views in Data Science over Fifty Years.”
Facebook Content Moderation Policy Research Award. 2019. Networked Crowdsourcing: An Online Experiment in Content Moderation. w. Damon Centola.
Computational Modeling Prize in Applied Cognition. 2019. The Social Network Dynamics of Category Formation. The 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. w. Andrea Baronchelli and Damon Centola.
Best paper award. 2018. Bipartisan Social Networks Reduce Political Bias in the Interpretation of Climate Trends. The International Conference on Computational Social Science. Kellogg, Northwestern, July. w. Joshua Becker and Damon Centola.
Dissertation award from The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science at the University of Michigan for the proposal “The Network Dynamics of Interdisciplinary Research” 2018.
Top student paper award. 2018. What should we do about Political Automation? Challenges for Policy and Research. Communication & Technology Division, The International Communication Association, Prague, March. w. Robert Gorwa.
The Philosophy Award for Distinguished Achievement, University of Waterloo, 2014.
The Albert Shaw Poetry Prize, University of Waterloo, 2012.
Scholarships & Fellowships
Research Fellowship at the Institute for the Future (2018). ($10,000)
Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canadian Graduate Scholarship from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) – 2016-2020. ($80,000)
The Tina and Morris Wagner Foundation Fellowship, UBC, 2014. ($12,500)
The Langridge Graduate Scholarship in Humanities, UBC, 2014. ($3,500)
Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canadian Master’s Scholarship from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) – 2013-2014. ($20,000)
Ron Bates Bursary for Academic Achievement, 2014. ($500)
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, UBC, 2013. ($13,000)
University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship, 2009. ($1000)