Scott Page is the Williamson Family Professor of Business Administration, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and External Faculty at Santa Fe Institute. His research focuses on the function of diversity in complex social systems, the potential for collective intelligence, and the design of institutions for meeting the challenges of a complex world.
A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, Scott was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011, and in 2019, he was awarded a Distinguished University Professorship from the University of Michigan, the university’s highest academic honor.
He is the author of more than one hundred research papers and five books covering a variety of fields including game theory, economics, political theory, formal political science, sociology, psychology, philosophy, physics, public health, geography, computer science, and management.
Scott has filmed two video series for The Great Courses and his online course Model Thinking has attracted over a million participants. Scott holds a BS in mathematics from The University of Michigan, an MA from The University of Wisconsin, and an MS and PhD in managerial economics and decision sciences from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.