David Melamed

David Melamed

David Melamed

Associate Professor of Sociology


614 292-9516

213 Townshend Hall
1885 Neil Avenue Mall
Columbus OH 43210

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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 research interests 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 National Science Foundation.

Faculty Links

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Department web page

Mershon Project

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