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Robert Faris

Robert Faris

Associate Professor

2247 SS&H

Office Hours for Spring 2015 :

  • Tuesday 8-10


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




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. I will continue working in this area, but am also starting new projects on scientific disputes among physicists and social networks and dating violence in Tanzania.

Research Clusters:

Social Control:

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

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

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