Emma Zang

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Emma Zang is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Yale University. Her research focuses on the intersection of health and aging, marriage and family, and inequality. Her work aims to improve the understanding of how institutions shape divergent mortality and fertility patterns and how household dynamics moderate the associations between institutions and inequality patterns. In the process of exploring substantive questions, she also develops quantitative methods to help better model trajectories and life transitions. Her work has appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, Demography, Social Science & Medicine, Sociological Science, Social Indicators Research, and International Journal of Epidemiology. Professor Zang obtained her Ph.D. in Public Policy from Duke University.