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Modeling the History of the American Judiciary
Posted on: 11/13/2014

Seminar with Allen Riddell, a William H. Neukom 1964 Fellow at Dartmouth College, who received his PhD in the Program in Literature at Duke University. This presentation explores how probabilistic models of text can be used to address longstanding questions about the relationship between the circuit courts and the Supreme Court.

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Thursday, November 20, 2014, noon-1:30pm

Location: Silsby 119

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Hacking the Electorate: How Campaigns Perceive Voters
Posted on: 10/21/2014

Seminar with Eitan Hersh, an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University, who received his PhD from Harvard. This presentation will show that the strategies political campaigns use to interact with voters are a result of the policy environment in which campaigns operate. Public policies about the collection and distribution of personal data affect campaign strategy and voter behavior.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 12:30-2pm

Location: Silsby 119

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First-Year-Orientation Open House
Posted on: 09/12/2014

Mathematics and Social Sciences is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the use of statistics and computing in the social sciences. Students who want to combine interests in a social science field with courses that emphasize technical skills—with particular emphasis on data analysis and computation—should stop by to learn about this program and its plans for the future.

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Friday, September 12, 2014, 9-10am

Location: Silsby 113

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