Dr. Weihua An is Professor of Sociology & Quantitative Theory and Methods and associated faculty of the East Asian Studies Program, the Goizueta Business School, and the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. He will be the Editor of Sociological Methodology starting in August 2024. He received a Ph.D. in Sociology and an A.M. in Statistics from Harvard University and was a doctoral fellow and a postdoc fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. His research advances theories and methods for network analysis and causal inference with applications to studying inequality and social policy (e.g., immigration, education, housing, and redistributive policy), health (e.g., peer effects, networked interventions, perceived risk, and pandemic preparedness), and organizations. He has published widely in both methodological and substantive journals including Annual Review of Sociology, Social Forces, Social Networks, Social Science Research, Sociological Methodology, Sociological Methods and Research, Journal of Statistical Software, The R Journal, etc. He is also an author of multiple statistical packages including "fglsnet," "LARF," and "keyplayer" in R and "DIDMatch" in Stata, which have received over 143K downloads in total. His collaborative projects have received over $8 million of support. He has served or is serving on the editorial boards of American Sociological Review, Journal of Machine Learning Research, Social Psychology Quarterly, Social Science Research, Sociological Methodology, and Sociological Methods and Research and has edited several special issues at top journals. He is a recipient of the Faculty Teaching Award from Emory Sociology and the Clifford Clogg Award from the American Sociological Association. He has advised over 20 dissertations and multiple honors theses. He is an instructor for the NIH-funded program “Training in Advanced Data Analytics and Computational Sciences” at Emory and also has extensive experience in leading methods training programs for working professionals.