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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 the United States and United Kingdom (Selected presentation at 2018 British Society for Population Studies; refereed roundtable at 2018 American 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

[Revise and Resubmit] Gender Disparities in the Benefits from Education to Self-Reported Health across Cohorts in China (with Bowen Zhu, Wuhan University).



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


Graduate Student Association Travel Award, 2018

Department of Sociology Research/Travel Grant, 2017