Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science

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

Future Events

Currently, there are no future events. Please contact us if you would like us to provide a methodology workshop that will benefit your research agenda.

News

Exciting Updates

We are happy to announce exciting updates from QAPS! We recently welcomed Tolgahan Dilgin as the QAPS Statistical Services Manager. For those who remember Will Lowe, Tolgahan will be serving in a very similar role. Stay tuned for updates on our upcoming workshops, and for information on how to utilize our consultancy services.

Previous Events

Colloquium: Tom Griffiths (CANCELED)
Fri, Apr 5, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Canceled due to a conflict with politics department events.

Location
Corwin 127

Speaker

Workshop: Parallel Processing in R on the Clusters (CANCELED)
Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 10:30 am10:30 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.

We will start by running ordinary R code on just a single node of the cluster, effectively using it as an extra computer,  We…

Location
Wallace Hall 333

Speaker

Colloquium: Jon Kleinberg
Fri, Mar 29, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Jon Kleinberg
Department of Computer Science, Cornell University

Title: “Inherent Trade-Offs in Algorithmic Fairness”

Abstract:

Recent discussion in the public sphere about classification by algorithms has…

Location
Corwin 127

Speaker

Colloquium: In Song Kim
Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
Location
Corwin 127

Speakers