Welcome to QAPS

The Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science (QAPS) was established in 2009 to support theoretical and quantitative research in political science and its dissemination. We support graduate students through QAPS fellowships, host post-doctoral research fellows, offer statistical and formal theory consulting, hold quantitative skills workshops, throw conferences, and organize the Quantitative Social Science colloquium


Monday, Dec 16, 2019

After four and a half years at QAPS., Will Lowe is leaving the university to become Senior Research Scientist at the Hertie School of Governance...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019

This Wednesday's workshop will now be about cleaning, structuring, and visualizing data with R (not about R package construction, as previously...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019

Reminder: This morning's QAPS workshop (April 3, 2019) has been canceled.

Future Events

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Previous Events

Colloquium: Bruce Desmarais

Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 12:00 pm

Bruce Desmarais
Department of Political Science, Penn State University

Title: Network Event History Analysis for Modeling Public Policy Adoption with Latent Diffusion Networks

Location: Corwin 127

Colloquium: Tom Griffiths

Fri, Apr 5, 2019, 12:00 pm

Canceled due to a conflict with politics department events.

Location: Corwin 127

Workshop: Parallel Processing in R on the Clusters

Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 10:30 am

This workshop introduces the university's cluster computers and shows how to run your R code on them. This is helpful when your code takes a long time run or is too large to run efficiently on your own machine.

Location: Wallace Hall 333