Matthew Koehler

Matthew Koehler is the Applied Complexity Sciences Area Lead in the Information Discovery and Understanding Department (E544) at The MITRE Corporation.  He has been with MITRE for more than eight years during which time he has worked with most MITRE centers on a wide variety of topics.  Before joining MITRE Matt was a Presidential Management Fellow at the Center for Army Analysis.  Matt has an AB in Anthropology from Kenyon College, a MPA from Indiana University, and a JD from George Washington University.  He attended the Santa Fe Institute’s Complex Systems Summer School in 2000, is currently a Santa Fe Institute Business Network Fellow, and is working towards a Ph.D. in Computational Social Science at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study’s Department of Computational Social Science at George Mason University.

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