Sarah Blanchard, Dustin Brown, and Isaac Sasson are our current consultants. Below is information on their office hours and a brief description of their skill sets.
We are excited about this new service and hope it provides added support to our research community.
We can help with:
- Data set up & management
- Programming questions
- Statistical analysis
- Missing data issues
- Other data & analysis issues
Held in the PRC Computer Lab (CLA 2.706)
Sarah: Tuesdays, 1-3p
Dustin: Wednesdays, 10a-12p
Isaac: Fridays, 2-4p
Sarah Blanchard is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology. She codes in SAS and STATA and has worked with different data structures including longitudinal, clustered, and hierarchical data. In addition to questions relating to data management, programming and analysis, Sarah has extensive experience with survey design and producing datasets for analysis from various sources and can offer tips regarding these issues as well.
Dustin Brown is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology. His specialties include data management, categorical data analysis, applied demographic techniques, and survival analysis. Dustin has programming experience with SAS, Stata, and SPSS.
Isaac Sasson is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology and a graduate trainee at the Population Research Center. His specialties include regression analysis and ANOVA, generalized linear models, longitudinal data analysis with discrete and continuous outcomes, and demographic techniques. Isaac is available for consultation on: how to approach your research question using statistical methods, designing an appropriate model for your data, and data analysis using Stata, Mplus, ArcGIS, and GeoDa.