Sean P. Goggins, Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Sean Goggins is an open source software researcher and a founding member of the Linux Foundation’s working group on community health analytics for open source software CHAOSS, co-lead of the CHAOSS metrics software working group and leader of the open source metrics tool AUGUR which can be forked and cloned and experimented wtih on GitHub. After a decade as a software engineer, Goggins decided his calling was in research. His open source research is framed around a broader agenda of social computing research, which he pursues as a professor of computer science at the University of Missouri.
Goggins is also the founder of the Data Science and Analytics Masters program at Missouri, which he’s now passed on to better managers. Goggin’s publications focus on understanding how social technologies influence organizational, small group and community dynamics, typically including analysis of electronic trace data from systems combined with the perspectives of people whose behavior is traced. He lives in Columbia, MO, with his wife Kate, three daughters and a dog named Huckleberry.
- PhD University of Missouri