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Upcoming Events

Monday, November 3

Brandon Stewart Harvard University
Statistical Text Analysis Using Document Covariates: The Structural Topic Model and Applications in the Social Sciences
The Marvin Bressler Room (room 165), Wallace Hall 12:15pm

Tuesday, November 4

Trusting Human Safety to Software Conference Friend Center Convocation Room 10:00am
Sponsored By: Center for Information Technology Policy

Wednesday, November 5

Joscha Legewie New York University
Racial Profiling in Stop-and-Frisk Operations: Using Big Data to Uncover the Effect of Events on Discrimination
Robertson Hall, Bowl 1 12:15pm

News and Announcements

Margaret Frye to join the faculty in 2015

Margaret Frye will join the faculty in the fall of 2015.  Frye is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, and she received her Ph.D. from UC-Berkeley in 2013.  Frye's research interests include sociology of culture, gender and sexuality, and education. She uses a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods, and her research has thus far been primarily located in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically Malawi. 

Students on the Job Market

Princeton students on the Job Market for 2014-2015: Job Market Profiles

Viviana Zelizer featured on BackStory Radio

BackStory talks with historian Viviana Zelizer about 19th century wrongful death suits, compensation paid to parents, and changing understandings of the worth of a child. Click here to listen.