Dr. Weihua An is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Quantitative Theory and Methods at Emory University. He is also a faculty member of the East Asian Studies and Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Statistics from Harvard. Drawing on unique data, his research advances methods for network analysis and causal analysis and uses them to answer important questions in economic sociology, medical sociology, and organizations. His recent work develops computational tools for constructing social networks from politicians’ biographies and presents statistical methods to rank and cluster politicians in multiplex networks that contain multiple relationships simultaneously. More information about his research can be found at https://sites.google.com/view/weihuaan/home.