Biographical Sketch

Tiantian Yang is an assistant professor of Sociology at Duke University. Her research interests focus on entrepreneurship and innovation, organizations, economic sociology, social inequality, labor markets, social networks, gender, and quantitative methods. She has held visiting scholar positions at the Stockholm School of Economics and the Jonkoping School of Business.

Tiantian received her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2014). She also received an M.S. in Statistics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2012) and an M.A. in Sociology at Peking University (2008).






Honors & Awards

2013   Howard W. Odum Award for Excellence, UNC Chapel Hill
2013   Royster Society of Fellows, UNC Chapel Hill
2012   Ewing Marion Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship