Yongren Shi

Postdoctoral Associate

Yongren Shi

Yongren Shi

Postdoctoral Associate

Yongren Shi is a postdoctoral associate at YINS. He received his Ph.D. in sociology at Cornell University. His research interests revolve around creating network-based analytic strategies to understand complex social systems, including opinion dynamics, organizational competition and social contagion. His work has been published in American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, among other leading journals. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Paper Award and the Dissertation in-progress award from the Mathematical Sociology section at ASA, along with a Dissertation Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation.