Eric Rice

Expert in high-risk adolescent behavior and social network theory

Assistant Professor, USC School of Social Work


  • social network theory
  • social network analysis
  • application of social networking methods to social work research
  • high-risk youth use of social networking technology
  • homeless youth
  • drug abuse and sexual risk behaviors of homeless teens and young adults
  • HIV/AIDS prevention for homeless adolescents

Additional Information

  • Current work focuses on developing an online social networking, HIV prevention program for homeless youth funded through a grant from National Institute of Mental Health.

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