Past Annual Workshops

Dartmouth "Race, Incarceration, and Political Participation" Workshop (May 24 and 25, 2016)

Workshop Guest Speakers from Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania:

Gregory A. Huber (PhD Princeton University, 2001) is a professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he also holds appointments in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies and the Center for the Study of American Politics. Prior to joining the faculty at Yale, he held the Robert Hartley Fellowship in Governmental Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. He is currently an Associate Editor at the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, on several other editorial boards, and formerly the Director of Graduate Studies in the Political Science Department at Yale. He has received Yale’s Graduate Mentorship Award (2014).

Dartmouth "Quantitative History" Workshop (June 1 and 2, 2015)

Workshop Guest Speakers from Harvard University:
Matthew Blackwell is an Assistant Professor of Government at Harvard University and an affiliate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science. He studies political methodology, with a focus on dynamic causal inference, missing data, panel data, and social network analysis. His substantive interests include American politics, negative advertising, and historical political economy. (source:

Dartmouth Data Vizualization Workshop (June 6, 9, and 10, 2014)

Goal: Developing skills in graphical representation of quantitative data.

Workshop Leaders

Kosuke Imai, Princeton University

Professor, Department of Politics
Director, Program in Statistics and Machine Learning
Executive Committee, Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science

Jonathan Olmsted, Princeton University

Senior Research and Computing Specialist, Department of Politics
University of Rochester PhD (expected 2014)

Imai and Olmsted co-teach an undergraduate course at Princeton on data visualization (DV). With support from a new Dartmouth initiative to strengthen the quantitative social sciences, they will visit campus, on June 6 (Imai) and on June 9-10 (Olmsted). They will deliver four workshop sessions on DV techniques. The sessions will be paired with lab exercises. During their visits, Imai and Olmsted will also present original research in seminars that all workshop participants will be invited to attend.