Marshall Scott Poole is Professor in the Department of Communication, Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and Director of I-CHASS: The Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Poole’s research interests include team behavior in massive multi-player online games, structuring of communication and information technologies in groups, and the intersection of group and network theory in explaining large, dynamically changing groups and intergroup networks.