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Applied Quantitative Methods


Winter 2023 Schedule 

To be announced:
Spring 2023 schedule

Select Mondays, 4:00 to 5:15 pm
Parkes Hall 222

Hybrid: In Person (Registration is required) & zoom

Coordinators: Lincoln Quillian
Student Coordinators: Michelle Shames and Elif Buyukakbas

The Applied Quantitative Methods Workshop is a joint effort by the Sociology and Political Science Departments aimed at promoting student engagement with quantitative methods. The workshop includes a mix of student presentations of work in progress and faculty didactic presentations on selected topic. Students at all skill levels are encouraged to attend.

Winter 2023 schedule

Date Speaker


Sarah Moore, Northwestern, Political Science, “Hybrid Sampling Strategies: Harnessing Reference Survey Samples in Colombia”


Geoff Wodtke, Associate Professor, University of Chicago, Sociology
“Concentrated Poverty, Ambient Air Pollution, and Child Cognitive Development”


Jacob Faber, Associate Professor, NYU, Public Policy and Sociology
“Black Lives Matter and the Shifting Geography of Racial Bias”

Joint meeting with the Urban Workshop.


Vineet Gupta, Northwestern, Sociology
"Socioeconomic Effects of Floods on Agricultural Production: a Satellite Analysis of Indian Villages"


Michelle Shames, Northwestern, Sociology
"How Regulatory Reforms Impact Trends & Disparities in Prisoner Solitary Confinement"

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