Introducing the latest in Data Science,

focusing on applications in social,

political and policy sciences.


  • Speaker: Professor Christopher Wlezien / University of Texas at Austin
  • Date: 22nd September 2022
  • Topic: On the Timeline of Elections


  • Speaker: Professor Anton Sobolev/ University of Texas at Dallas
  • Date: 29th September 2022
  • Topic: Using Big Data to Measure Important Political Phenomena


  • Speaker: Professor Matthew Lebo / University of Wester Ontario, Canada
  • Date: 6th October 2022
  • Topic: Beyond the Unit Root Question: Drawing Inferences about Long Run Relationships Given Uncertain Univariate Dynamics


  • Speakers: Professor Christopher Achen / Princeton University & Professor Won-Ho Park / Seoul National University
  • Date: 28th October 2022
  • Topic: The Rescaling Problem Nonlinear Probability Models


  • Speakers: Professor Jim Granato and Professor Sunny Wong/ Houston University
  • Date: 4th November 2022
  • Topic: Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models in Political Science


  • Speaker: Professor Skyler Cranmer / Ohio State University
  • Date: 11th November 2022
  • Topic: Inferential Network Analysis


  • Speaker: Professor Patrick Brandt/ University of Texas at Dallas
  • Date: 18th November 2022
  • Topic: Statistics & Time Series for Policy Intervention & Change Identification


  • Speaker: Professor. Chen Qiu / Cornell University
  • Date: 1st December 2022
  • Topic: Approximate Balancing for Observational Studies