Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

CSDE Spotlight: Deven Hamilton

Posted: 10/26/2020 (CSDE Research)

Deven Hamilton is a Research Scientist at CSDE. Devin’s training and research experience makes him a great end-to-end consultant for projects related to infectious disease transmission dynamics, social network analysis, agent-based network models as well as general quantitative methods. He holds a PhD in Sociology from UW, an MPH in Epidemiology from Emory University, and has extensive research and methods expertise in HIV/AIDS, STI, network analysis and network epidemiology. His research on HIV/AIDs and network models has been published in Annals of EpidemiologyPLOS One, American Journal of Public HealthEpidemics, AIDS and Behavior, Journal of Adolescent Health, to name just a few of his recent works. Dr. Hamilton’s current collaborations include serving as site PI on a CDC-funded five-year cooperative agreement, as well as a Co-Investigator and area expert on multiple NIH funded projects, with the goal of designing and building modeling tools to further our understanding of HIV/STI transmission in different domestic and international populations and contexts. Dr. Hamilton also recently spent 6 weeks working with the Washington State Emergency Operations Center as part of the State’s early COVID-19 response.