News, Presentations and Affiliations

Current Postdoctoral Fellows

Ling Han (Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, San Diego)

Jean Lin (Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago)

Sergiy Protsiv (Ph.D., Economics, Stockholm School of Economics)


Current Ph.D. Students on the Market

Charles Gomez, International Comparative Education


The Problem of Emergence (Watch YouTube Video – Click Here)

Why do life science cluster form in some regions and not others? University of Hamburg (Watch Video – Click Here)


Related Organizations and Partners

Santa Fe Institute

Social Science Research Council

Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society



Interesting Sites for News and Debates

Crooked Timber

Brain Pickings

Deliberately Considered

National Affairs, Kevin Lewis’s roundup of academic studies


Speaking Engagements, 2015-16

September 14, 12:00 pm – Uppsala University, Sweden

September 24, 12:30 pm – Department of Sociology Colloquium, Stanford University (more details here)

November 5, 5:00 pm – London School of Economics, public lecture (more details here)

November 6, 2:00 pm – University of Cambridge, Judge Institute

March 9, 4:00 pm – Culture and Social Analysis Workshop, Sociology Department, Harvard University

March 18, 11:00 am – Stanford Center at Peking University, Beijing

April 11, 12:00 pm – Conference on Knowledge and Technology Transfer, University of Kassel, Germany

April 27, 1:30-3:00 pm – Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles