Cassie McMillan

Cassie McMillan
514 Oswald Tower
University Park , PA 16802

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. M.A., Pennsylvania State University
  2. B.S., The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


I’m currently a dual-title PhD candidate in Sociology and Demography with a minor in Social Data Analytics. My research applies a social networks perspective to disentangle how our connections both reproduce and challenge systems of social inequality. I am interested in developing statistical methodologies that can better address these issues and applying these methods to study social phenomena such as immigration, health, terrorism, and adolescent bullying.


Worth the Weight: Framing Social Processes as Weighted Social Networks

Dissertation Chair(s):

Diane Felmlee

Research Interests:

Social Networks, Inequality, Immigration, Health, Criminology, Quantitative Methods, Computational Sociology