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Mershon Center for International Security Studies

David MelamedAssistant Professor
213 Townshend Hall
1885 Neil Ave.
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Ph.D., Sociology, University of Arizona (2012)
M.A., Sociology, Kent State University (2007)
B.A., Sociology, Kent State University (2005)

David Melamed's include group processes, social networks, computational modeling, stratification, and others areas. His research focuses on how social structures (e.g., network structures, status structures, class structures) shape individual outcomes. Examples include how network structures shape prosocial behaviors, how status structures shape small group inequalities, and how macro-level class structures shape class and occupational outcomes. Some of this work has been supported by the Army Research Office and the National Science Foundation.

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Mershon Projects
Rethinking the Prediction of Rare Events to Aid Decisional Processes that Affect Security, with Eric Schoon (2016-17)