Emma Zang Accepts Position at Yale University

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Emma Xiaolu Zang, Ph.D. candidate in Public Policy (Sociology Track) has accepted an appointment as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Yale University beginning Fall 2019.  

Emma has worked extensively with Scott Lynch, with whom she has co-authored two papers on their way to publication.  Emma also has been a Research Assistant for Ken Land with whom she has co-authored two articles in peer-reviewed journals and two chapters in edited volumes.  One of the articles, “Recent Trends in US Mortality in Early and Middle Adulthood: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Inter-Cohort Patterns”, was published in the December 2018 issue of the International Journal of Epidemiology; its findings of mortality rates rising in Generations X (Baby Busters) and Y (Millennials) were the subject of a Duke University Press Release that received substantial coverage.