Methods Training

2019 Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research
Consortium on Qualitative Research Methods
Logic of qualitative research, GIS, social network analysis, text analysis, and interpretive methods.

2018 Advanced Topics in Quantitative Methods
MIT Political Science, Graduate Course
Supervised learning, dimension reduction, mixture models, text analysis, network models, and causal inference with panel data.

2017 Generalized Linear Models and Extensions
MIT Political Science, Graduate Course
Maximum likelihood estimation, generalized linear models, multilevel models, and Bayesian statistics.

2017 Causal Inference
MIT Political Science, Graduate Course
Neyman-Rubin model, randomized experiments, quasi-experimental designs, causal inference with observational data, synthetic control, and mediation analysis.

2017 Practitioner-Academic Collaboration
MIT Political Science, Graduate Course
Uses of research in policy and practice, models of practitioner-academic partnerships, ethics of collaborations, and methods for applied research.

2016 Statistical Inference
MIT Political Science, Graduate Course
Probability theory, inference with linear regression, and analysis with R.

2016 Political Science Scope and Methods
MIT Political Science, Graduate Course
Introduction to methods for research using experimental data, observational data, case studies, and ethnography, as well as mixing methods.

2012 Qualitative Methods
Emory Political Science, Graduate Course
Inference using single and multi-case analysis; data gathering through interviews, participant observation, and archival research; QCA analysis; conceptualization; and the effective use of typologies.

2012 Research Design
Emory Political Science, Graduate Course
Philosophy of science as applied to social phenomena; the process of theorizing, conceptualizing, and operationalizing; and the structures of inference used in the study of politics.

2011 Field Research
School for International Training (Kigali, Rwanda), Undergraduate Course
Conducting structured and unstructured interviews in the field, identifying informants, analysis of interviews, sensative data security, and field work ethics.

2011 Do No Harm
CDA Collaborative (Kigali, Rwanda), Certificate
Mitigating negative impacts and supporting local capacities for peace when working in conflict and post-conflict environments.