Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
Social science research may involve complex surveys from which underlying structure is extracted, experiments to investigate impacts of education or health policy, and innovative approaches to measuring educational attainment. Economic data pose many challenges of data collection, synthesis, and analysis. Statistics faculty are engaged in cutting edge research in quantitative methodology for the social sciences. Key areas of research include:
- Latent variables and multilevel modeling
- Educational measurement and cognitive assessment
- Multivariate methods for complex statistical surveys and instruments
- Econometric methods
- Policy analysis
- Risk analysis
Faculty working in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
- Professor Susu Zhang named as the 2022 National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) recipient of the Alicia Cascallar Award for an Outstanding Paper by an Early Career Scholar. The NCME...
- Undergraduate students in the Department of Statistics presented research projects to peers, mentors, and general attendees at the Fall 2021 Undergraduate Research Experience in Statistics (URES)...
- Department of Statistics seeks Instructor, Lecturer, Teaching Track Professors, and Clinical Track ProfessorsThe Department of Statistics invites applications for instructors, lecturers, teaching track assistant/associate/full professors and clinical track assistant/associate/full professors. Some areas of...