Yongjun Zhang

Ph.D. Candidate

Yongjun Zhang is a computational and quantitative sociologist studying politics, law and society, organizations, movements, and social inequality. Currently he is a Sociology PhD candidate at the University of Arizona. His dissertation focuses on shareholder activism and corporate political transparency and accountability. His other work has been published in Journal of Marriage and Family, DemographyPoeticsInternational Journal of Comparative Sociologyand American Journal of Sociology.

Dissertation Title: "The Corporate Political Transparency and Accountability Movement in the U.S."

Dissertation Committee: Jennifer Earl (Co-Chair), Joseph Galaskiewicz (Co-Chair), Ronald Breiger, Jeremy Fiel