Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 12:30-2pm
Location: Silsby 119
Title: "Hacking the Electorate: How Campaigns Perceive Voters"
Seminar with Eitan Hersh, an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University, who received his PhD from Harvard.
Hersh's teaching and research focus on elections in the United States; he studies campaign strategy, voting behavior, and election administration. His current work examines the effects of information and technology on candidate behavior.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 12:30-2pm
Seminar with Allen Riddell, a William H. Neukom 1964 Fellow at Dartmouth College, who received his PhD in the Program in Literature at Duke University.
Riddell's research explores the uses of statistics and machine learning in the study of very large text collections (of novels, academic journals, newspapers, etc.).
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 12:30-2pm
Seminar with Deborah Beim, an Assistant Professor in the Political Science department at Yale University.
Beim studies American politics in general and judicial politics in particular, with a focus on interactions between the U.S. Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 2-4pm
Location: Leverone Field House
Orientation Information Expo: First-year students are invited to bring their parents and families to the very popular Expo where you can explore many different aspects of the College by stopping at the various tables and speaking with the representatives there. Do come by and learn more about the Mathematics and Social Sciences Program, and all that it can offer you in your studies!
Friday, September 12, 2014, 9-10am
Location: Silsby 113
First-Year-Orientation Open House: Mathematics and Social Sciences is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the use of statistics and computing in the social sciences. Students who want to combine interests in a social science field with courses that emphasize technical skills--with particular emphasis on data analysis and computation--should stop by to learn about this program and its plans for the future.
Last Updated: 9/16/14