Erik M. Volz, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

M5073, SPH II      Vcard icon
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029

Office: 734-615-9172


Website(s): ; Erik Volz Website

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professional Summary

2012-Present, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health

2009-2012, Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health.


Postdoctoral AIDS training grant (NIAID T32), University of California, San Diego, 2009
Ph.D., Sociology, Cornell University, 2006
M.S., Cornell University, 2004
B.A., Mathematics, University of Rochester, 2002

Research Interests & Projects

Evolution and phylodynamics of infectious diseases

Mathematical modeling of infectious disease dynamics

Social networks

Selected Publications

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Volz, E.M., Koopman, J.S., Ward M.J., Brown, A.L., Frost, S.D.W. (2012). Simple epidemiological dynamics explain phylogenetic clustering of HIV from patients with recent infection. PLoS Computational Biology

Miller, J.C., Volz, E.M. (2012). Model Hierarchies in Edge-Based Compartmental Modeling for Infectious Disease Spread. Journal of Mathematical Biology

Miller, J.C., Slim, A.C., Volz, E.M. (2012). Edge-based compartmental modelling for infectious disease spread Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 9:70, doi:10.1098/rsif.2011.0403 , 890-906.

Volz, E. M. (2012). Complex population dynamics and the coalescent under neutrality. Genetics

Volz, E.M., Miller, J.C., Galvani, A., Meyers, L.A. (2011). Effects of heterogeneous and clustered contact patterns on infectious disease dynamics. PLoS Computational Biology, 7:6 e1002042

Professional Affiliations

- Infectious Diseases Society of America
- Society for Epidemiologic Research