Guang Guo *91

Ph.D. Dissertation: A Multivariate Proportional Hazards Model for Correlated Risks, with an Application to Child Survival in Guatemala

Department of Sociology
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: (919) 962-1246
E-Mail: guang_guo@unc.edu(link sends e-mail) Job: Guang Guo, professor of sociology, combines expertise in sociological analysis of adolescents' well-being, statistical methods, and genetic analysis of complex traits in humans. He has published numerous articles on environmental influences and children's and adolescents' well-being in American Sociological Review, Social Forces, and Demography, on statistical methodology for longitudinal, multilevel, and biometrical data in Journal of American Statistical Association and Sociological Methodology, and on gene-environment interactions in both sociology and genetics journals. Dr. Guo is PI for an NSF project investigating how neighborhoods and schools moderate the level of genetic contribution for educational outcomes among adolescents in the US and PI for an NIH project examining the interplay between social and demographic context and genetic factors for adolescents' well-being. He is currently editing two special issues for two major sociology journals, respectively, (Social Forces and Sociological Methods and Research) on sociology and biology/genetics. Ph.D. Dissertation: A Multivariate Proportional Hazards Model for Correlated Risks, with an Application to Child Survival in Guatemala