Oscar L. Tang Family Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Sociology
My main research interests are social networks and social capital, the life stress process (especially social support as resources), social stratification and mobility, and Chinese societies.
Dean, Lin, Lin Alfred, and Nan Lin. “The StressBuffering Role of Social Support.” Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 165, no. 6 (1977): 403–17.
Hingson, Nan, Nan Ralph, Nan Lin, and R. A. Hingson. “Achieving Higher Immunization Receptivity.” Public Health Reviews VI–1 and 2 (1977): 93–117.
Lin, R. A., R. A. Nan, and Daniel Yauger. “Reply to Hansen and Haller.” American Journal of Sociology 82, no. 4 (1975): 857–62.
Lin, Daniel, Daniel Nan, and Daniel Yauger. “The Process of Occupational Status Achievement: A Preliminary Crossnational Comparison.” American Journal of Sociology 81, no. 3 (1975): 543–62.
Lin, Walter M., Walter M. Nan, and Ronald S. Burt. “Differential Effects of Information Channels in the Process of Innovation Diffusion.” Social Forces 54 (1975): 256–74.
Lin Nan, Daniel. “The McIntire March: A Study of Recruitment and Commitment.” Public Opinion Quarterly 38, no. 4 (1975): 562–73.
Lin Nan, Daniel. “Stratification of the Formal Communication System in American Sociology.” The American Sociologist 9 (1974): 199–206.
Lin, Daniel, Daniel Nan, and Ralph Hingson. “Diffusion of Family Planning Innovations: Theoretical and Practical Issues.” Studies in Family Planning 5, no. 6 (1974): 189–95.
Hingson, Ralph, Ralph Ralph, and Nan Lin. “Communication Participation and Individual Receptivity to Health Innovations.” International Journal of Health Education 16, no. 1 (1973): 5–14.
Garvey, Nan, D. William, Lin Nan, and Tomita Kazuo. “Research Studies in Patterns of Scientific Communication: III. Informationexchange processes associated with the production of journal articles.” Information Storage and Retrieval 8, no. 5 (1972): 207–21.