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DSS lab consultation schedule
(Monday-Friday)
Sep 1-Nov 6By appt. here
Nov 9-Dec 18Walk-in, 2-5 pm*
Dec 20-Jan 29By appt. here
Feb 1-May 3Walk-in, 1-5 pm*
May 4-May 10Walk-in, 2-5 pm*
May 11-Aug 31By appt. here
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
Background:Ofira has a BSc in Nutrition from Hebrew University, an MBA from Rider University, and a PhD in Social Work from Columbia University. Joined DSS January 2014.
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 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. Joined DSS May 2007.
Languages:Spanish, English

Graduate student consultants

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

Daniel Goetz

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Econometrics
  • Dynamic panel data
  • Structural industrial organization
Software:
  • R
  • Stata
  • Matlab
Background:Daniel is a PhD candidate in the economics department specializing in industrial organization and applied microeconomic theory. His research focuses on bargaining and switching costs, especially in the market for internet service provision. Prior to starting his PhD, Daniel earned an MA in Economics from the University of Toronto and consulted in Canada on issues surrounding financial contagion and international governance.
Languages:English

Kabir Khanna

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Experimental social science
  • Survey methods
Software:
  • R
  • Stata
Background:Kabir is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics. His research interests are in political psychology, public opinion, and survey methodology. His dissertation focuses on partisanship and public opinion in the U.S. Before graduate school, he earned an MA in Psychology at Stanford and then conducted federally commissioned surveys on the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, employee engagement, and health care quality in the private sector.
Languages:English

Jean Nava

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • Text Analysis
Software:
  • R
  • Stata
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

Joan Ricart-Huguet

Office:Firestone Library, DSS lab, A-12-G
Expertise:
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Economy
  • International Relations
  • Experimental social science
  • Research methodology
Software:
  • R
  • Stata
Background:Joan Ricart-Huguet is a PhD candidate in the Politics Department at Princeton. Prior to starting his PhD, he obtained an MA in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences from Columbia University as a recipient of la Caixa Graduate Fellowship. He also holds a BA in Political Science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). His academic interests include the effects of colonialism on political representation and elite formation, the role of culture in shaping identity and socioeconomic outcomes and decentralization as well as quantitative and experimental methods.
Languages:Catalan, French, English, Spanish
This page was last updated on April 5, 2010