University of Washington School of Public Health

Steven Goodreau - SPH Faculty Bio

Steven Goodreau


Professor, Anthropology
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology

Department of Anthropology
Raitt 218L

Research Interests

Human infectious disease ecology; HIV; sexual behavior; social network analysis; exponential random graph models; epidemic modeling; agent-based modeling; sexual behavior; gay men; men who have sex with men; sexual role segregation; serosorting; commercial sex venues; STDs; viral evolution; phylogenetics; social structure; modeling and the philosophy of science; friendship networks; homophily; transitivity.

Dr. Goodreau's research interests like in the use of network modeling and network data to explore the epidemiology of HIV and other STIs. He is a co-developer of the statnet and EpiModel suites for network epidemic modeling. He has published on behavioral and clinical drivers of HIV disparities, as well as on assessments of interventions, primarily among communities of men who have sex with men, both domestically and internationally. His current work also explores behavioral and clinical impacts on HIV viral evolution.

Related Links

Epidemiology Biography Page


PhD   Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, 2001
MA   Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, 1998
AB   Anthropology, Harvard University, 1994

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