You are here: Home / People / Robert Faris

Robert Faris

Robert Faris

Associate Professor

Chancellor's Fellow

2247 SS&H

Office Hours for Spring 2016 :

  • Mon 4:00-5:00
  • Wed 4:00-5:00

Education:

  1. PhD: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007
  2. BA: University of Washington, 1995

Biography:

CV:  http://sociology.ucdavis.edu/people/rwfaris/cv/at_download/file

Research

My research uses social network analysis to examine the emergence of conflict, aggression, and other social problems. Over the past few years, I've spent a lot of my time figuring out why teens bully each other, drink and do drugs, and engage in dating violence. Two of these projects led to collaborations with Anderson Cooper 360, with one focusing on bullying (with Diane Felmlee in 2011), and the other on social media (#Being13, with Marion Underwood in 2015). I am continuing my work on these topics while developing a new line of research investigating the dynamics of social networks through time and their implications for the life course.

Research Clusters:

Social Control:
Sociology

1283 Social Sciences & 
Humanities 
University of California, 
Davis 
One Shields Avenue 
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 752-0782 phone
(530) 752-0783 fax

Map and Additional Contact Information

Make a Gift

Giving matters at UC Davis. For more than a century, donors have been helping the university address the issues that matter most to California, the nation and the world.  The Department of Sociology is dedicated to achieving excellence. Your gift can help.

Make a gift