Christopher Steven Marcum

NHGRI/SBRB/SNMS  

 

Phone: (301) 594-6240  

National Institutes of Health  

   

31 Center Drive  

 

chris.marcum@nih.gov  

Bethesda, MD 20814  

 

www.chrismarcum.com  

 

Research Interests

aging and the life course — demography — family — social networks — time use

Education

Ph.D. Sociology, University of California – Irvine, 2011

Dissertation Title: Social Time: Variations in Social Interaction Across the Life Course
Dissertation Committee: Carter T. Butts, Joy Pixley (Chair), Andrew Noymer, and Judith Treas

M.A. Demographic and Social Analysis, University of California – Irvine, 2007

Thesis Title: Trends in Euthanasia Attitudes, 1970—2004. Cohort Turnover or Cohort Change?
Readers: Susan K. Brown, Andrew Noymer, Joy Pixley, and Judith Treas

B.A. Sociology, University of Arizona, 2004, Magna Cum Laude

Employment History

Staff Scientist - Methodologist  

Present 


National Institutes of Health  

Bethesda, Maryland 


NIA Postdoctoral Fellow  

2011-2012 


Rand Corporation  

Santa Monica, California 


Research Assistant  

2007-2011 


Networks, Computation, and Social Dynamics  

University of California, Irvine 


Lecturer  

2009-2010 


School of Policy, Planning, and Development  

University of Southern California 


Demographic Consultant  

2007 


Citadel Law Firm  

Irvine, California 


Teaching Assistant  

2005-2006 


School of Social Sciences  

University of California, Irvine 


Curatorial Assistant  

2000-2005 


Arizona Historical Society  

Tucson, Arizona 


Publications

Gidengil, Courtney, Andrew Parker, Christopher Steven Marcum, and Raffaelle Vardavas. “Conscious consideration of herd immunity in influenza vaccination decisions,” American Journal of Preventative Medicine, (forthcoming, July 2013).

Marcum, Christopher Steven. “Age Differences in Daily Social Activities,” Research on Aging, 34(6):1–29, 2013. Awarded best paper by a graduate student from the Section on Aging and the Life Course at the 2012 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

Vardavas, Raffaele and Christopher Steven Marcum. “Modeling Influenza Vaccination Behavior via Inductive Reasoning Games” in Alberto d’Onofrio and Piero Manfredi (eds.) Modeling the Interplay between Human Behavior and Spread of Infectious Disease, Springer Series on Behavioral Epidemiology, (in press, 2012).

 

Marcum, Christopher Steven, Christine Bevc, and Carter T. Butts. “Mechanisms of Control in Emergent Interorganizational Networks,” Policy Studies Journal 40(3):515–545, 2012.

Butts, Carter T., Ryan M. Acton, and Christopher Steven Marcum “Interorganizational Collaboration in the Hurricane Katrina Response,” Journal of Social Structure, 13(1):1–36, 2012.

Marcum, Christopher Steven and Judith Treas. “The Intergenerational Social Contract Revisited: Cross-national Perspectives.” in Merril Silverstein and Roseann Giarrusso (eds.) From Generation to Generation: Continuity and Discontinuity in Aging Families, Chapter 3, Oxford University Press: Oxford, (in press, 2012).

Treas, Judith and Christopher Steven Marcum. “Diversity and Family Relations in an Aging Society.” in Richard A. Settersten, Jr. and Jacqueline L. Angel (eds.) Handbook of Sociology of Aging, (commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the ASA Section on Aging and the Life Course), Chapter 6, 2011.

   Invited Book Reviews

Marcum, Christopher Steven. Book review of “Aging Across the United States: Matching Needs to States’ Differing Opportunities and Services” by Charles Lockhart and Jean Giles-Sims. Contemporary Sociology, (forthcoming, 2012).

Marcum, Christopher Steven. Book review of “Social Networks and Health: Models, Methods, and Applications” by Thomas A. Valente. Contemporary Sociology, 2011.

Marcum, Christopher Steven. “Individual Gains from Organizational Ties: Small Explains How Institutions Facilitate Social Contact.” Book review of “Unexpected Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life” by Mario Luis Small. Contemporary Sociology, 2010.

   Software

Marcum, Christopher Steven. “informR: R Tools for Creating Sequence Statistics.” version 1.0. Available for download from CRAN at: http://www.cran.r-project.org/web/packages/informR/

Marcum, Christopher Steven. “gooJSON: Google JSON Data Interpreter for R.” version 1.0. Available for download from CRAN at: http://www.cran.r-project.org/web/packages/gooJSON/

Working Papers

   Under Review

Gidengil, Courtney, Andrew Parker, Christopher Steven Marcum, and Raffaelle Vardavas. “Conscious Consideration of Influenza Vaccination Decisions” (R&R at American Journal of Preventative Medicine as of December, 2012)

Marcum, Christopher Steven. “Constructing Sequence Statistics for relevent using informR,” (R&R at Journal of Statistical Software as of April, 2012)

   In Process

Schneider, Daniel, Christopher Steven Marcum, and Judith Treas. “The Effects of Audience Composition on the Gendered Performance of Housework.”

Vardavas, Raffaelle, Christopher Steven Marcum, Andrew Parker, Sarah Nowak, Kayla de la Haye, Courtney Gidengil and Amber Jaycocks. “The Interplay Between Influenza Epidemiology and Vaccination Behavior: An Inductive Reasoning Game Modeling Approach with Social Networks.” arXiv.

 

Honors and Awards

   Recognition

   Funding

Presentations (since 2007)

“Structural Models of Health Communication in Multi-generational Networks” with Laura Koehly and Anna Wilkinson. Annual Meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, Hamburg, March 2013

“Using Family Health History to Motivate Communal Coping in Families of Mexican Origin” with Laura Koehly (presenter) and Anna Wilkinson. Annual Meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, Hamburg, March 2013

“Age Differences in Daily Social Activities: Leisure and Non-leisure Time Use.” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Denver, August 2012

“Network Selection for Inductive Reasoning Models of Influenza Vaccination Decisions.” Fifth Japan-North America Mathematical Sociology Conference, Denver, August 2012

“Household Structure and the Daily Social Lives of Older Widows and Widowers.” National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, July 2012 [by invitation]

“The Effects of Audience Composition on the Gendered Performance of Housework” with Daniel Schneider (co-presenter) and Judith Treas. Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, San Francisco, May 2012

 

“A Relational Event Model Comparing the Daily Social Lives of Sick and Healthy Elderly Americans Who Live Alone.” Annual Meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, Redondo Beach, March 2012

“The Intergenerational Social Contract Revisited: Cross-national Perspectives” with Judith Treas (presenter). Annual Meeting of the The Gerontological Society of America, Boston, November 2011

“Revisiting the Intergenerational Social Contract in Cross-National Perspective” with Judith Treas (presenter). ECPR: Public Opinion and the Politics of Retrenchment, Iceland, August 2011

“Age Differences in Social Activity Time Budgets.” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, August 2011

“Age and Life Course Effects on Time Spent with Others in Personal Networks.” The Population, Society, and Inequality Colloquium Series. University of Califoria, Irvine, April 2011 [by invitation]

“Mortality Co-Movement at the National Level: A Quasi-Social Network Analysis” with Andrew Noymer (presenter) and Tanya Jukkala. Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington D.C., April 2011

“Spending Time in Personal Networks Across the Life Course.” Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, March 2011 [by invitation]

“Temporality Effects on Copresence in Egocentric Personal Networks.” Annual Meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, St. Pete’s Beach, February 2011

“Homophily and Propinquity in Social Ties, and the Consequences for Neighborhood Cohesion” with John R. Hipp (presenter), Carter T. Butts, Nicholas N. Nagle, Ryan M. Acton, and Adam Boessen. Annual Meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, St. Pete’s Beach, February 2011

“Clique analysis of mortality co-movements: A new life expectancy time series analysis” with Andrew Noymer (presenter) and Tanya Jukkala. iussp Seminar on “Lifespan Extension and the Biology of Changing Cause-of-Death Profiles”, Rauischholzhausen, Germany, January 2011 [by invitation]

“The Effect of Health and Social Structure on Age Differences in Personal Networks,” Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, November 2010

“Life Course Explanations of Social Time Age-Curves,” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta, August 2010

“Key Findings from the Improvisation in Emergency Response Project:
Linking Cognition, Behavior, and Social Interaction,” with Carter T. Butts, David Mendonša, Gary Webb, et al., Annual Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Natural Hazards Center, Broomfield, July 2010 [by invitation]

“How is Social Time Distributed Over the Age Pyramid? Demographic Baseline Models of Daily Social Interaction in Personal Networks,” Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Dallas, April 2010

 

“Mechanisms of Control in Emergent Interorganizational Networks,” with Christine A. Bevc and Carter T. Butts, Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, August 2009

“Ethnicity and Poverty in Household Structure Formation,” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, August 2009

“Age and Period Effects in Black-White Residential Segregation in 122 US Cities,” with Susan K. Brown, Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Detroit, April 2009

“Relating Events to Structure: Evidence from the World Trade Center Police Reports,” with Lorien Jasny (presenter) and Carter Butts. Annual Meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, San Diego, March 2009

“Trends in Euthanasia Attitudes, 1977-2006: Cohort Succession or Attitude Change?,” Annual Meeting of the American Sociology Association, Boston, August 2008

“Organizational Kinship in the Interorganizational Response to Hurricane Katrina,” Sunbelt: International Social Network Association Conference, St. Pete’s Beach, FL, January 2008

“Trends in Euthanasia Attitudes and Research, 1977-2006,” Grantmakers in Aging Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 2007

“The Rapid-Response Casualty Counting Instrument: A Socal Network Approach” RESCUE: All Hands Meeting, San Diego, October 2007

“Age and Period Effects on Black-White Residential Segregation in 10 U.S. SMSAs,” with Susan K. Brown, Annual Meeting of the American Sociology Association, New York City, August 2007

“Trends in Euthanasia Attitudes: A Cohort Analysis,” Sociology Department of the University of California – Irvine, Irvine, May 2007

“Population and Organizational Response to Hurricane Katrina,” Social Science Research Council Fellows Workshop, Denver, April 2007

Teaching Experience

   Graduate Seminars

   Invited Lectures

 

   Workshops Organized

   Teaching Assistantships

Extracurricular Training

Professional Service

   Graduate Student Health Insurance Committee (GSHIP)

   Service to UCI Department of Sociology

   Conference Units

 

   Referee Activities

   Extracurricular Service

Professional Associations

Technical Skills and Knowledge

References

Nicole Maestas, Ph.D.  

 

Judith Treas, Ph.D.  

Dept. of Economics & Statistics  

 

Department of Sociology  

1776 Main Street  

 

3151 Social Science Plaza  

RAND Corporation  

 

University of California – Irvine  

Santa Monica, CA 90407–2138  

 

Irvine, CA 92697-5100  

(310) 393-0411 X6705  

 

(949) 824-8324  

maestas@rand.org  

 

jktreas@uci.edu  

    
     

Carter T. Butts, Ph.D.  

 

Andrew Noymer, Ph.D.  

Department of Sociology  

 

Department of Sociology  

3151 Social Science Plaza  

 

3151 Social Science Plaza  

University of California – Irvine  

 

University of California – Irvine  

Irvine, CA 92697-5100  

 

Irvine, CA 92697-5100  

(949) 824-8591  

 

(949) 824-7277  

buttsc@uci.edu  

 

noymer@uci.edu  

 

Compiled in LATEX on Saturday 1st June, 2013at 11:07