Ditching a friend who is not like you can deepen social inequality

“Defriending” in a polarized age: Political and racial homophily and tie dissolution.


Tracing coalition changes in knowledge in and engagement with childhood obesity prevention to improve intervention implementation

Demystifying the Magic

Investigating the Success of University-Community Partnerships for Broadening Participation in STEM


Coalition-Committees as Network Interventions: Baseline Network Composition in Context of Childhood Obesity Prevention Interventions.

Social connections and the healthfulness of food choices in an employee population.


Is Having an Educationally Diverse Social Network Good for Health?

Challenges and Lessons Learned From Digital Storytelling With Parenting Women in Recovery.

Timing of puberty in boys and girls

Implications for population health


Context matters

Adolescent neighborhood and school influences on young adult body mass index

Impacts of adolescent and young adult civic engagement on health and socioeconomic status in adulthood.


Design of ChooseWell 365

Randomized controlled trial of an automated, personalized worksite intervention to promote healthy food choices and prevent weight gain

Network Theories

Insights from Behavioral Economics

Social network analysis of stakeholder networks from two successful community-based obesity prevention interventions.

Eating with others and meal location are differentially associated with nutrient intake by sex

The Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)

The intergenerational transmission of obesity: The role of time preferences and self-control.

Development and testing of a survey to assess knowledge, engagement, and social network characteristics of community stakeholders involved in childhood obesity prevention.


Time Preferences and Physical Activity

Insights from Behavioral Economics

Associations between social network characteristics, cognitive function, and quality of life among residents in a dementia special care unit

A pilot study


Economic Preferences and Fast Food Consumption in US adults

Insights from Behavioral Economics

Incident Type 2 Diabetes Risk is Influenced by Obesity and Diabetes in Social Contacts

A Social Network Analysis

Are school meals a viable and sustainable tool to improve healthy diet among children?

A cross-national comparative perspective


Social Relationships and Obesity

Benefits of incorporating a lifecourse perspective

Mental health and social networks in early adolescence

A dynamic study of objectively-measured social interaction behaviors

Symbolic Boundaries

Networks and Cultural Consumption.


Networks at Harvard University Sociology.

Within-Family Obesity Associations

Evaluation of Parent, Child, and Sibling Relationships

Food choices and peer relationships

Examining 'a taste for necessity' in a network context


The sincerest form of flattery

Innovation, repetition, and status in an art movement


Food pattern analysis over time

Unhealthful eating trajectories predict obesity

Classifying quality

Cognition, interaction, and status appraisal of art museums


Social Network Concordance in Food Choice Among Spouses, Friends, and Siblings.


Cultural Holes

Beyond Relationality in Social Networks and Culture

Creativity narratives among college students

Sociability and everyday creativity


Boundary processes

Recent theoretical developments and new contributions