Contact Information

  • Sheffield Methods Institute
    219 Portobello Street
    The University of Sheffield
    Sheffield S1 4DP
  • +44 (0)114 222 7122

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Professional Profile

Prior to joining the Sheffield Methods Institute in 2014, I was the Founding Director of Survey Research for the Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis, as well as Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University. I am a graduate of the University of California at Davis (B.A., International Relations), San Francisco State University (M.A., International Relations), and the State University of New York at Stony Brook (Ph.D., Political Psychology).

Technical Skills



Expert, 5+ years

A powerful, free programming language for statistical computing used among methodologists.



Expert, 10+ years

An integrated statistical package commonly used by scholars in the social and health sciences.



Expert, 10+ years

A statistical modeling program for estimating models containing latent variables.



Beginner, 2+ years

An object-oriented programming language emphasizing code readability and clear syntax.

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