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DSS lab consultation schedule
(Monday-Friday)
Sep 1-Nov 2By appt.
Nov 4-Dec 13Walk-in, 2-5 pm*
Dec 14-Jan 5By appt.
Jan 6-Feb 2Walk-in, 2-5 pm*
Feb 3-May 4Walk-in, 1-5 pm*
May 5-May 13Walk-in, 2-5 pm*
May 14-Aug 31By appt.
For quick questions email data@princeton.edu.
*No appts. necessary during walk-in hrs.
Note: the DSS lab is open as long as Firestone is open, no appointments necessary to use the lab computers for your own analysis.

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Consultants

The following is a list of statistical consultants who can help you in downloading, formatting, reshaping, or analyzing data when you come to the DSS lab. If you have specific questions, you may send emails to data@princeton.edu

If you need assistance in identifying and locating data, contact a subject specialist.

Full time consultants

Ofira Schwartz-Soicher

Email:oschwart@princeton.edu
Office:Firestone Library, A12.F2
Languages:Hebrew, English

Oscar Torres-Reyna

Email:otorres@princeton.edu
Office:Firestone Library, A12.F1
Expertise:
  • Research methodology
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Political science/Politics
  • Public opinion
  • Public policy
  • Economics
Background:Bringing now over twenty years of work/research experience in public, private and academic sectors, Oscar has a BA in economics from the School of Economics/UNAM (Mexico) and a diploma in applied statistics from ITAM (Mexico). With a strong focus on quantitative analysis, he also has a masters in public administration, and an MPhil. and PhD in political science from Columbia University.
Languages:Spanish, English

Graduate student consultants

Alex Acs

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Politics
  • Research methods
  • Quantitative analysis
Software:
  • Stata
  • R
  • SPSS
Background:Alex is a PhD student in the Politics Department. He holds an MPA from Columbia University in quantitative policy analysis and an AB from Georgetown University.
Languages:English

Gabriel Tenorio

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Macroeconomic modeling
  • TIme series analysis
  • Panel data
Software:
  • Stata
  • R
Background:Gabriel is a PhD student in the department of economics. He specializes in international macroeconomics, currently studying the interaction between banking crises and sovereign default. He holds a B.A. degree in economics from ITAM (Mexico), and he has worked in public finance consulting before coming to graduate school.
Languages:Spanish, English

Jean Nava

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • Text Analysis
Software:
  • Stata
  • R
Background:Jean is a PhD student in the department of sociology. His focus is on media depiction and identity construction of Latinos, specifically in newspapers. He holds degrees in Sociology, Economics, and Statistics from The University of Texas at Austin.
Languages:English, Spanish

Jorge Alvarez

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Economic development
  • Macroeconomic modeling
  • Inequality and poverty measurement
Software:
  • Stata
  • Matlab
Background:Jorge is a PhD student in the economics department focusing on macroeconomic theory and development. He holds a BA in economics from Harvard University and has worked on public policy research in Latin America.
Languages:English, Spanish, Portuguese

Kyla Thomas

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Social Stratification
  • Culture
  • Experimental Methods
Software:
  • Stata
Background:Kyla is a PhD student in the Sociology department. She holds BAs in Sociology and Communication Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Languages:English, French

Scott Kostyshak

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Economic development
  • Text manipulation (data formatting)
  • Graphics
Software:
  • Stata
  • Perl
  • R
Background:Scott is a PhD student in the Economics department with a main interest in Economic Development. He has BAs in Mathematics, Political Science, and Economics from UC San Diego.
Languages:English, French, Spanish

Timo Thoms

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Politics, International Relations
  • Human Rights
  • Research methods & Quantitative analysis
Software:
  • R
  • Stata
Background:Timo is a PhD student in the Politics Department. He holds an MA in Sociology and a BA in International Development Studies from McGill University.
Languages:English, German

Zhenyu Gao

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Real State
Software:
  • Stata
  • Matlab
Background:Zhenyu is a PhD student in the Economics Department.
Languages:Mandarin, English
This page was last updated on April 5, 2010