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Yiwan Ye


  • MA Sociology, University of California, Davis, 2018
  • MA Applied Quantitative Research, New York University, 2015
  • BA Economics & Sociology, University of Iowa, 2014

Research Focus

Happiness, Cohort Analysis, Social Inequality, Family Dynamics, Higher Education, Quantitative Method.

Current Projects:

  • Cohort Size and Happiness in United Kingdom. (Selected presentation at 2018 British Society for Population Studies; refereed roundtable at 2018 American Sociological Association)
  • [Under Review] Gender Disparities in the Benefits from Education to Self-Reported Health across Cohorts in China (with Bowen Zhu, Wuhan University; Selected presentation at 2018 International Chinese Sociological Association)
  • Postnatal Educational Attainment and Union Stability: A Bioecological Approach (Selected presentation at 2019 Pacific Sociological Association)
  • Institutional Grants and Graduation Success: Inequality among Four-years U.S. Universities.
  • The Education and Self-Reported Health: A Legal Status Perspective. (with Roy Taggueg)


Selected Publications




Teaching Assistant for SOC 106, SOC 46B, SOC 46A, SOC 1,


Graduate Student Association Travel Award, 2018

Department of Sociology Research/Travel Grant, 2017