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Yongjun Zhang 

TITLE
Assistant Professor
 
DEPARTMENT
Sociology
 
PHONE
631-632-2352
 
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Yongjun Zhang joined SBU in 2020 as an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Advanced Computational Science and in the Department of Sociology. He received his Ph.D. degree in sociology from the University of Arizona (2020), where he also earned a Computational Social Science Certificate. 
 
He is a computational and quantitative sociologist studying politics, organizations, networks, and inequality. His ongoing work combines statistical, network, and computational methods with large-scale datasets to study shareholder activism and corporate political behavior. He has published in top journals such as American Journal of Sociology and Demography.