I (name audio) am a computational social scientist studying politics, organizations, social movements, and inequality. I received my Sociology PhD in 2020 from the University of Arizona. I am currently working as an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook University.
I combine statistical, network, and computational methods with large-scale datasets to study social, political, and organizational behavior. My work has been published in Journal of Marriage and Family, Demography, Poetics, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, American Journal of Sociology, and PLoS One.
My ongoing work focuses mainly on understanding the segregation and polarization in the U.S. I am using big data from FEC with corp data to track the polarization/partisanship trend in corporate elites. I am using population mobility data from SafeGraph and Facebook to assess the long-term impact of racial segregation. I am also using deep learning methods to detect and monitor anti-AAPI hate speech and incidents (a direct result of polarization and xenophobia) from Twitter since the COVID-19 outbreak.
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New Paper Alert
Seguin, Charles, Chris Julien, and Yongjun Zhang 2021. “The stability of androgynous names: Dynamics of gendered naming practices in the United States 1880–2016.” Poetics