Ronald Breiger (A.B. Brandeis, 1970; Ph.D. Harvard, 1975) taught at Harvard (assistant to associate professor) and Cornell (professor to Goldwin Smith professor of sociology) before taking up his current position as professor of sociology at the University of Arizona in 2000. His interests include social networks, adversarial networks, mathematical models, theory and measurement issues in cultural and institutional analysis. He is currently (as of fall 2013) principal investigator on a research grant awarded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and a co-principal investigator on research grants awarded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and by the National Science Foundation.
To learn more about Breiger's career path and research interests, read his START News Researcher Spotlight.
- Harvard University, Ph.D., 1975
- Brandeis University, A.B., 1970
- Editor, Social Networks, 1998-2006.
- Chair, Workshop on Dynamic Social Network Modeling and Analysis, National Academy of Sciences, 2002
- Recipient, Simmel Award, International Network for Social Network Analysis, 2005.
- Chair, Section on Mathematical Sociology, American Sociological Association, 2009-10.
- University of Arizona, Department of Sociology Professor, 2000
- University of Arizona, Visiting Professor, 1999
- Cornell University, Professor to Goldwin Smith Professor of Sociology
- Harvard University, Assistant to Associate Professor