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: Working with the Unix shell

Wed, Feb 6, 2019, 10:30 am

Back in the mists of time, before there was Mac or Windows, there was, and still is, Unix. Unix is the preferred choice for running servers - from the servers that make up most of the internet, to the cloud resources you might rent from Amazon, Microsoft, or Google, and all of Princeton's high performance computing clusters.

Location: Fisher 200

Colloquium: Kevin Munger

Fri, Dec 14, 2018, 12:00 pm

Temporal Validity in Online Social Science

Location: Corwin 127

Workshop: Spatial Data in R with sf

Wed, Dec 12, 2018, 10:30 am

Spatial data divides into 'polygon' data such as shape files of administrative district boundaries, and 'raster' data such as satellite-derived night light information. This workshop focuses on tools for manipulating shape data using the R package sf.

Location: Fisher 200