Teaching

Police-Citizen Interactions in the United States (Princeton University, Junior Workshop)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2018

A recent spate of controversial instances of police violence have reinvigorated national debates over the proper role of law enforcement in American society, the nature of police-citizen interactions and racial bias in the application of police tactics. The renewal of these debates coincides with the availability of unprecedented access to high-resolution data on what police do and how they interact with citizens. This workshop will familiarize students with the extant empirical literature on the politics of local law...

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The Politics of Public Policy (Princeton University, WWS-501)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2018
An analysis of the forces that shape the behavior of public organizations and individuals in organizational settings. The emphasis is on the workings of U.S. governmental agencies. Special attention is given to writing skills as they apply to the roles of advisers and decision makers in public-sector organizations.
 

The Politics of Public Policy (Princeton University, WWS-501)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2017
An analysis of the forces that shape the behavior of public organizations and individuals in organizational settings. The emphasis is on the workings of U.S. governmental agencies. Special attention is given to writing skills as they apply to the roles of advisers and decision makers in public-sector organizations.
 

Causal Inference for Social Science (Stanford University, POLISCI-150C)

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2017

Causal inference methods have revolutionized the way we use data, statistics, and research design to move from correlation to causation and rigorously learn about the impact of some potential cause (e.g., a new policy or intervention) on some outcome (e.g., election results, levels of violence, poverty). This course provides an introduction to the toolkit of modern causal inference methods as they are now widely used across academic felds, government, industry and non-profits. Topics include experiments, matching, regression, difference-in-differences, panel methods, instrumental...

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