Jacob C. Fisher

Research and Teaching Interests
Social networks, Computational social science, Statistical & research methods, Organizations, Demography


  • Ph.D., Sociology, Duke University, 2016
  • M.S., Statistical Science, Duke University, 2015
  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2008

Dissertation: Latent space and social psychological models for diffusion
Winner of the ASA Mathematical Sociology Section's Outstanding Dissertation in Progress award in 2015

M.S. Thesis: Latent space diffusion
Honorable mention for the ASA Methodology Section's Clifford C. Clogg award for best graduate student paper in 2016

(Committee: James Moody (chair), David Banks, Martin Ruef,  Ken Spenner, and Stephen Vaisey)