Sex and Gender

Vania Wang

Vania Wang
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graduate student associates
Department of Geography
UC Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s)

Graduate Student Fellow

Vania Wang is a doctoral student in the geography department, with an NSF IGERT Traineeship in network science. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington, Seattle in microbiology, and a masters of public health from the University of California, Berkeley in infectious diseases and vaccinology. Following her undergraduate studies, Vania joined the US Peace Corps to serve as a community health volunteer in Vanuatu, a small archipelago nation in the South Pacific. There, she helped create participatory health education curriculums for HIV education; and lead infrastructure projects that brought toilets and clean drinking water to her village. After receiving her MPH, Vania received the Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship with the US CDC Global AIDS Program, to lead population size estimation of HIV key populations in Beijing, China. At UC Santa Barbara, Vania is interested to further explore infectious disease transmission among human populations--specifically diseases of global health importance that traverse human networks--through mathematical and computational models. 

Broom Graduate Associate

Ganghua Mei

Ganghua Mei
category
alumni
Department of Economics
China Agricultural University
Teacher

Ganghua Mei a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focuses on the intersection between labor economics and applied econometrics. Currently he is studying the effects of intra-household inequality on individual well-being in urban China. He is also studying labor supply and family structure, and applying time series models in financial economics. He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with B.A. and B.S.B.A in economics, mathematics, and finance. 

Broom Graduate Associate

Molly Schwarz

Molly Schwarz
category
graduate student associates
Department of Economics
UC Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s)

Graduate Student Fellow

I am a PhD student in Economics. I graduated from the University of Tulsa with a BSBA in Economics and a BS in Mathematics. I am interested in labor and experimental economics as well as applied econometrics. Currently, my research focus is on the relationship between income and domestic violence.

 

Grants, Awards and Distinctions:

Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SES) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation. Co-PI. $25,000.

Broom Graduate Associate
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