Ronan graduated with a Ph.D. from E-IPER in 2019. He is interested in resilience and critical transitions in complex biosocial systems and, in particular, the impact of behavior change on epidemics. Prior to Stanford, he attended UCLA, graduating with a B.A. in Geography in 2010.
He is currently working on a project led by Steve Luby on behavior change and Ebola transmission dynamics in Liberia and Sierra Leone.