POL329: Policy Making in America

Preceptor, Professor Charles Cameron, Spring 2019

This undergraduate course provides an introduction to how public policy is made in the United States. It examines how people, organizations, and political institutions come together to create and implement public policy. The course combines social science with cases, simulations, and role playing exercises to provide students with practical tools for real political analysis.

POL345: Introduction to Quantitative Social Science

Preceptor, Professor Marc Ratkovic, Fall 2018

This undergraduate course teaches students how to address social science questions by analyzing quantitative data. The course introduces basic principles of statistical inference and teaches programming skills for data analysis in R.