Scott D. Pauls

Professor of Mathematics

303 Kemeny Hall
HB 6188
Quantitative Social Science
B.A. Columbia University
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

Pauls, S. D., Foley, N., LaSautier, J., Hastings, M., Maywood, E., and Silver, R., Differential contributions of intra- and inter-cellular mechanisms to spatial and temporal architecture of the suprachiasmatic nucleus circadian circuitry in wild-type, CRY- and VPAC2 –null mutant mice, Eur. J. Neuroscience.  40:3 (2014), 2528-2540.  (

Featured article:  Piggins, H. D. “Identifying spatial and temporal organization in the circadian clock (Commentary on Pauls et al.)”, EJN, 40:3 (2014) 2527. (

Leibon, G., Pauls, S. D., Rockmore, D., and Savell, R., Topological Structures in the Equities Market Network, PNAS, 105:52 (2008), 20589-20594. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.0802806106)

Foti, N., Pauls, S. D., and Rockmore, D., Stability of the world trade network over time: an extinction analysis, J. Economic Dynamics and Control, 37:9 (2013), 1889-1910. (

Pauls, S. D., Leibon, G., and Rockmore, D., The Social Identity Voting model:  ideology from community structures, Research and Politics, April-June 2015, 1-11. (doi: 10.1177/2053168015570415)

“Instability of graphical strips and a positive answer to the Bernstein problem in the Heisenberg group”, joint with D. Danielli, N. Garofalo and D. M. Nhieu, J. Diff. Geom. 81:2 (2009), 713-724.