Sosuke Okada

Ph.D. Student

Sosuke Okada is a doctoral candidate in Sociology. His research is centered around formal, structural, or experimental analysis of social behaviors. He is currently working to develop a model based on signaling theory, called intrinsic benefit model. His goal is to develop a model which can provide game theoretic explanations for many cultural behaviors that are of interests for sociologists and organizational researchers.

Dissertation Title: "Testing the Intrinsic Benefit Model of Cultural Signaling"

Dissertation Committee: Joseph Galaskiewicz (Chair), Ronald Breiger, Tamar Kugler