Professor King’s research examines social networks, social influence, and team dynamics. Her most recent line of work analyzes the role social networks played in the prescription drug abuse epidemic. She is also interested in how to effectively leverage networks to treat opioid use disorders and address the loneliness epidemic. King’s research has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, National Public Radio, among other outlets. Her first book, Social Chemistry: Decoding the Elements of Human Connection, will be coming out in January 2021.