Donald Trump recently came out in favor of an old New York Police Department’s (NYPD) “stop-and-frisk” policy that allowed police officers to stop, question and… Read More »Student Spotlight: Racial Bias in the NYPD Stop-and-frisk Policy
Using DASIL’s United States Income Data by Marital Status, Race, and Sex visualization, one can see how the effect of marriage on a person’s earnings… Read More »Does Marriage Affect Earning Potential?
Excessive use of force by law enforcement is by no means a novel phenomenon in the United States. However, with high-profile cases like Michael Brown,… Read More »Investigating Police Brutality in Los Angeles
An examination of Stanford University’s Mass Shootings of America (MSA) dataset shows why shootings have been making the headlines in the U.S. and gun violence… Read More »The Mass Shooting Epidemic in the United States
The field of geography is split into two camps: critical scholars, who are skeptical of data because they believe it silences certain voices within society… Read More »Data Across the Curriculum: The Explanatory Power of Data in Global Development & Geography