HMDC offers qualitative book collection

    February 4, 2010

    The Harvard MIT-Data Center has a collection of qualitative methods books available for students to use in their labs.  See the  list of available books here.

    Atlas.ti training workshops

    February 5, 2010


    In January, IQSS held advanced training workshops on Atlas.ti qualitative analysis software.  Crystal M. Fleming, a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at Harvard, instructed the workshops. 

    Read more information about the January 2010 workshop here

    New Series! Islam in Asia

    March 19, 2010

    Wednesday, April 7, 2010. 4:00 pm
    Islam in Thailand
    Dr. Imtiyaz Yusuf
    Malaysia Chair of islam in Southeast Asia
    Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
    Georgetown University
    Program Director, Department of Religion, Graduate School of Philosophy and Religion, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand
    CGIS South, S153, 1730 Cambridge St., 1st Floor
    Co-sponsored with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program,

    Handouts from QDA comparison workshop available

    April 20, 2010


    In February 2010, IQSS sponsored a workshop that compared several qualitative data analysis software programs.  Alison Denton Jones, a graduate student in sociology, organized the event.  The handouts from the workshop are now available.  You can access them below.

    Check out the new CCES Master Question List

    May 24, 2010

    Go to the Study Data section to see a list of all the questions asked in past CCES Common Content.  You can now compare variables, question wordings, and responses by year.

    JPSM Junior Fellowship Program

    February 5, 2009

    The JPSM junior fellow program is a cooperative venture of the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy and the Joint Program in Survey Methodology.  The Joint Program in Survey Methodology is funded primarily by the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy to provide graduate educational programs for the next generation of technical staff in the Federal Statistical System.  Its graduate faculty devote their teaching careers to teaching the multidisciplinary tools …

    US Census Bureau

    February 5, 2009


    • Temporary intern positions
    • Salary based on education and experience
    • Duty location: Suitland, Maryland (a suburb of Washington, D.C.)
    • Applications accepted continually
    • For summer employment: Applicants who submit materials prior to May 1, will have a better chance of employment.


    US Census Bureau: Presidential Management Fellows Program

    February 5, 2009

    For the past 27 years, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program and its predecessor, the Presidential Management Intern (PMI) Program, have been attracting outstanding masters, law, and doctoral-level students to the Federal service. The PMF Program seeks candidates who display excellent communication, interpersonal, planning and analytical skills, decision-making ability, and the potential to perform in leadership positions.

    TESS Proposal Opportunities

    February 5, 2009

    TESS is an NSF-funded infrastructure project called Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) that offers researchers opportunities to test their experimental ideas on large, diverse, randomly-selected subject populations.
    Submit proposals on the website.


    Can the State Polls be Trusted? Video Conference

    October 20, 2008

    External Link: On October 7, the New York and New Jersey chapters of AAPOR co-sponsored a panel discussion on state polling for the 2008 presidential election. The panel included Christopher Achen, Associate Chair of the Department of Politics at Princeton University; Larry Hugick, Chairman of Princeton Survey Research Associates International; Andrew Gelman from the Departments of Statistics and Political Science at Columbia University; and Joe Lenski, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of Edison Media Research.

    A recording of the event is available on YouTube at: