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
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For the past few weeks, DASIL has been publishing a series of blog posts comparing the two presidential candidates this year – Hillary Clinton and… Read More »Software Review: NVivo as a Teaching Tool
This year, DASIL welcomes a new member of our staff, Yujing Cao, who will be serving as the new data scientist. In her position at… Read More »Meet Yujing Cao, DASIL’s new data scientist!
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
Casey Oberlin, Assistant Professor of Sociology, understands the importance of using data in the classroom, especially in such a discipline as Sociology, which is commonly… Read More »Data Across the Curriculum: Teaching Data Skills in Sociology