Haohao Lei

Haohao Lei

DPhil in Sociology

Thesis: Three Essays on the Demographic Analysis of Pain and Mortality: Exploring the Social and Genetic Mechanisms behind the Great Educational Divide and Deaths of Despair in the US

Supervisors: Professor Ridhi Kashyap and Professor Jenn Beam Dowd

Haohao is a DPhil student in Sociology with a strong interest in demography and population science. He is passionate about uncovering the underlying mechanisms of human society by analysing empirical data. 

Haohao is also affiliated with the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and worked as a Research Assistant within the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science. Haohao's research is generously supported by the Clarendon Fund and Nuffield College.

Research Interests: Social demography, social epidemiology, analytical sociology, applied machine learning, causal inference, and social data science

Previous Education: BSc Social Sciences with Quantitative Methods, University College London; MPhil Sociology and Demography, University of Oxford