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Yongjun ZhangAssistant ProfessorDepartment of SociologyInstitute for Advanced Computational ScienceCollege of Arts and Sciences
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.
- PhD, Sociology, The University of Arizona, 2020
- MA, Sociology, Peking University
- BA, Sociology, Peking University