Dr. Shawn Dorius


Dept:Sociology And Criminal Justice
Office:317c East Hall 510 Farm House Ln Ames IA 50011-1054

Topics of interest: attitudes about countries, community wellbeing, research methodology, social demography, world culture


Dr. Dorius conducts research in the areas of social demography, world culture, global social change and research methods. These days, his research focuses on community well-being, computational social science methods and comparative attitudes toward China. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Institutes of Health. He teaches courses in demography, international development, research methods and community. Prior to arriving at Iowa State University, Dr. Dorius was a postdoctoral scholar at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan and a research associate at the Survey Research Center in the Institute for Social Research. To see some of his previous research, including scientific publications, see his <a href="https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shawn_Dorius"ResearchGate ResearchGate and Google Scholar profiles and his curriculum vitae. To learn more about current research projects that Dr. Dorius is working on, visit his website.