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

Faculty Name:
Ming Wen


Faculty College:
Social & Behavioral Science


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.