Social contexts of health and wellbeing in the U.S. and China

Faculty Name:
Ming Wen

Department:
Sociology

Faculty College:
Social & Behavioral Science

Email:
ming.wen@soc.utah.edu


Project Description:

I can mentor projects that examine social determinants of any outcomes related to health and wellbeing across the whole life course. My research focuses on two settings: USA and China. I typically use existing survey data to examine research questions related to social contexts of health and wellbeing using a variety of statistical methods.



Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis; Earn independent study credit


Student Role:

Students do literature review and run statistical analysis. Students will also use Endnote to manage the references.


Student Benefits:

Students can can gain experience in social science research. Students can also potentially get a first-authored or co-authored publication out of this work


Project Duration:

if this is a student-led project, then the student will need to commit at least ten hours per week. If this is a project that I lead, students can have flexible hours.


Minimum Requirements:

Having taken some introductory courses in statistics or methodology.