Teaching

Virtual Office Hours

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Virtual Office Hours will be held Tuesdays from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 

Zoom Meeting ID: 930 5820 1339

American University: Statistics 618/GOV 618 (Every FALL): Bayesian Statistics for Social and Biomedical Sciences

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Course Description
Principles and applications of modern statistical decision theory, with a special focus on Bayesian modeling, data analysis, inference, and optimal decision making. Prior and posterior; comparison of Bayesian and frequentist approaches, including minimax decision making and elementary game theory. Bayesian estimation, hypothesis testing, credible sets, and Bayesian prediction. Introduction to Bayesian computing software and applications to diverse fields. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: STAT-514 or permission of instructor.... Read more about American University: Statistics 618/GOV 618 (Every FALL): Bayesian Statistics for Social and Biomedical Sciences

Introduction to Survey Research

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020
This is an introduction to survey research and polling. Surveys, generally speaking, address questions that are of interest to political researchers, political actors, corporations, government, and journalists. The scientific principles that underlie survey work come from theoretical and empirical knowledge produced by different fields such as political science, sociology, statistics, psychology, and computer science. Surveys provide researchers a way to measure attitudes, behaviors, values, and norms.

Survival Models

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2019
Survival models for the social and biomedical sciences. An occasional course.

Concordia University Workshop: Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling for the Social Sciences

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2019

Description:
This course covers the theoretical and applied foundations of Bayesian statistical analysis with an emphasis on computational tools for Bayesian hierarchical models. We will discuss model checking, model assessment, and model comparison.... Read more about Concordia University Workshop: Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling for the Social Sciences