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Yongjun Zhang Assistant Professor Department of Sociology and Institute for Advanced Computational Science College of Arts and Sciences

Biography

Yongjun Zhang is a computational sociologist studying politics, organizations, networks, and inequality. Specifically, his ongoing work  investigates how shareholder activism and social movements influence corporate political behavior. Currently, he is also  using deep learning methods with SafeGraph and Facebook data to predict social distancing behavior and to track corporate responses to COVID19.

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Education

  • PhD: Sociology, The University of Arizona, 2020
  • MA: Sociology, Peking University
  • BA: Sociology, Peking University
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