(Sociology, November 2011)
Thesis Title: Peer Effects on Adolescent Smoking and Social Network-Based Interventions
Committee: Christopher Winship (Co-chair), Martin K. Whyte (Co-chair), and A. James O’Malley
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Department of Statistics, Indiana University
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, Emory University
Dr. Weihua An is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Quantitative Theory and Methods and a faculty member of the East Asian Studies Program and Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology and a Master's degree in Statistics from Harvard University. Drawing on unique data, his research advances methods for network analysis and causal analysis and uses them to answer intriguing questions in economic sociology, medical sociology, and organizations. He is a recipient of the Clifford Clogg Award from the American Sociological Association for his research in methodology and the Faculty Teaching Award from the Department of Sociology, Emory University.