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

Workshop: Text Analysis in R

Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 10:30 am

This workshop introduces the basic infrastructure for statistical text processing in R using the quanteda package. We will focus on corpus construction, and exploratory data analysis. Time permitting we will discuss tools for text acquisition and cleaning.


The workshop will assume basic R competence.

Location: Fisher 200

Colloquium: Olga Russakovsky

Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 12:00 pm

Computer vision meets fairness

Location: Corwin Hall 127

Colloquium: Ryan P Adams

Fri, Feb 8, 2019, 12:00 pm

Ryan P. Adams
Department of Computer Science, Princeton University

Estimating the Spectral Density of Large Implicit Matrices


Location: Corwin 127