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Lijun Song

New VURC Subcommittee for International Research and Engagement formed

Nov. 18, 2019—Faculty have been named to a new subcommittee formed by the Vanderbilt University Research Council to provide governance for the GlobalVU initiative.

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Take a lot of sick days? Who you know and where you live might be partly to blame

Nov. 1, 2018—New research by Lijun Song suggests that knowing high-status people may not always be good for your health--but it depends on how economically unequal your country is.

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You are what you eat – and who you know

Mar. 6, 2017—New research shows being surrounded by high-status people may help you stay slim – but only if you're a woman.

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Does knowing high-status people help or hurt?

Sep. 21, 2015—How depressed you are may have something to do with who you know—and where you come from.

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When offering someone a job hurts more than it helps

Sep. 5, 2014—Unsolicited job leads are welcome to the unemployed, but surprisingly stressful for those with jobs.

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