Statistical Consulting

The Population Research Center (PRC) has a statistical consulting program available to PRC affiliates.  Currently, two PRC Graduate Trainees, under the direction of the center's Graduate Training Director, Jennifer Glass, have been hired to serve as consultants and are available for statistical, programming, and data management questions.  They will hold regular office hours, but we encourage you to send an e-mail to to schedule a consultation and give a brief overview of your question before showing up. The consultants are here to help you with questions related to your research.  We ask that questions related to classwork be directed toward your professor or TA.

Eve Pattison is our current consultant. Below is information on her office hours and a brief description of her skill set. 

We are excited about this 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

Office Hours:

Held in the PRC Computer Lab (CLA 2.706)

Phillip: Tuesdays, 10a-12p
Eve: Wednesdays, 9a-11a

Phillip Cantu is a graduate student in the department of sociology. His primary coding packaged are STATA for data cleaning and R for graphics and analysis. He also has experience working with SAS and SPSS macro commands and MATA (STATA) matrix commands. His specialties are event history analysis, data management, looping and automation.

Eve Pattison is a graduate student in the department of sociology. She primarily codes in STATA, but also has experience with SAS, R, and HLM. Eve has worked with several different data structures such as longitudinal, clustered, cross-sectional, and hierarchical data. Her specialties include categorical data analysis, hierarchical linear modeling, and longitudinal data analysis.