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Methods Courses

Cornell offers dozens of graduate courses on qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods.


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Qualitative and Mixed Methods


Course # Title Faculty
Archaeological Research Design Smith, Adam
Ethnography Field Methods

Santiago-Irizarry, Vilma

Proposal Development Ahmann, Chloe; Langwick, Stacey; & Welker, Marina
Ethnography as Theory, Genre, Practice Ramberg, Lucinda
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences Villenas, Sofia
Doing Research With Marginalized Populations Ezell, Jerel
Qualitative Research Methods Humphreys, Lee & Sender, Katherine
Applied Methods for International Development and Planning Practice Beard, Victoria
Research Design and Qualitative Methods Shi, Linda
Qualitative Research Methods Staff
Introduction to the Graduate Study of History Staff
Experimental Methods in Language Sciences Terrasa, Helena
Field Methods Cohn, Abigail & Murray, Sarah
Social Science and Law Hans, Valerie
Qualitative, Survey, and Mixed Methods Approaches to Policy Research Waller, Maureen
Qualitative Methods in STS Pinch, Trevor

Quantitative—Not Statistics

Course # Title Faculty
Introductory Methods for Planning Analysis Carruthers, John
Introduction to GIS Schmidt, Stephan
Urban Spatial Data Analytics Schmidt, Stephan
Regional Economic Impact Analysis Carruthers, John
Methods of Regional Science and Planning II Donaghy, Kieran

COMM 6820

Quantitative Research Methods Stevenson Won, Andrea & Lewis Jr., Neil

DEA 6560

Research Methods in Social Science

Wells, Nancy

Intermediate Mathematical Economics I Mukul, Majumdar
Public Systems Modeling Loucks, Pete
Research Methods in Psychology Zayas, Vivian



Course # Title Faculty
Applied Econometrics Dillon, Brian
Research Methods in International Development Basu, Arnab
Applied Econometrics
Li, Shanjun
Social Network Analysis Yuan, Connie
Structural Equation Modeling Yuan, Connie
Inferential Statistics for Planning and Public Policy Brooks, Nancy
Quantitative Research Methods Sipple, John
Econometrics I: Probability Theory and Statistics for Economists Hong, Yongmiao
Econometrics II

Stoye, Jorg

Advanced Topics in Econometrics I Kiefer, Nicholas M.
Econometrics of Network Analysis Patacchini, Eleonora
Applied Bayesian Time Series Methods Nimark, Kristoffer
Introduction to Probability and Applied Statistics Corrigan, Bryce
Advanced Regression Analysis Garcia-Rios, Sergio
Advanced Topics in Quantitative Empirical Methodology Corrigan, Bryce
Categorical and Count Data Corrigan, Bryce
Panel and Multilevel Data Corrigan, Bryce
Causal Inference Corrigan, Bryce
Advanced Topics Mini-Course Corrigan, Bryce
Time Series Analysis Enns, Peter
Experiment and Survey Design TBD
Reading History Forward: Natural Experiments in Historical Political Economy Cirone, Alexandra
Text and Networks in Social Science Research Hobbs, William
Introduction to Coding for Functional MRI Analysis in Human Neuroimaging Gonzalez, Marlen
Quantitative Methods 1 Thoemmes, Felix
Quantitative Methods 2 Thoemmes, Felix
Quantitative Methods 3 Thoemmes, Felix
Strategic Human Resource Metrics and Analysis Collins, Christopher
Data Analysis in Practice Zitek, Emily
Statistics at Work Karns, Elizabeth
Statistical Research Methods Karns, Elizabeth
Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences I Matteson, David
Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences II

DiCiccio, Tom

Social Science and Law Hans, Valerie
Law TBD Directed Reading: Empirical Legal Studies Chutkow, Dawn
Quant. Models 1: Doctoral Seminar in Quantitative Marketing Gupta, Sachin
Quant. Models 2: Empirical Methods in Marketing Park, Young-Hoon
Quant. Models 3: Special Topics TBD
Quant. Models 4: Special Topics TBD
Behavioral Marketing 1: Cognitive Perspectives LaTour, Kathryn
Behavioral Marketing 3: Special Topics TBD
Behavioral Marketing 4: Special Topics TBD
Applied Multivariate Statistics in Public Affairs Miller, Doug
Applied Demography in Business in Government Brown, Warren
Principles of Demography

Lichter, Dan

Demography Techniques Eloundou-Enyegue, Parfait
Empirical Strategies for Policy Research Miller, Doug
Empirical Strategies for Policy Research II Pei, Zhuan
Spatial Demography Rich, Peter
Statistics for Soc. Research Maralani, Vida
Intermediate Statistics for Sociological Research Maralani, Vida
Advanced Statistics for Sociological Research Young, Cristoba
Social Sequence Analysis Cornwell, Benjamin
Survey Methods York Cornwell, Erin
Event History Analysis Strang, David


Course # Title Faculty
Applied Microeconomics II (Game Theory) Waldman, Michael
Applied Microeconomics III (General Equilibrium) Chau, Nancy
Social Network Analysis Yuan, Connie
Microeconomic Theory I Easley, David
Microeconomic Theory II Blume, Lawrence
Microeconomic Theory III Denti, Tommaso
Macroeconomics I Tascherau-Dumouchel & Nimark
Macroeconomics II Caunedo, Julieta & Huckfeldt, Christopher
Econometrics II Stoye, Joerg
Semi/Non-Parametric Econometrics Molinari, Francesca
Introduction to Information Economics Nimark, Kristoffer
Public Finance: Resource Allocation and Fiscal Policy Battaglini, Marco
Economics and Politics Battaglini, Marco
Macro Labor Huckfeldt, Christopher
Advances in Labor Economics Belot, Michele
Industrial Organization and Regulation II Barwick, Panle
Behavioral Economics I O'Donoghue, Ted
Law and Economic Development: Game-Theoretic Analysis Basu, Kaushik
How to Think Like a Scientist Casasanto, Daniel
Intermediate Microeconomics for Public Affairs Mathios, Alan
Game Theory 1

Cirone, Alexandra

Game Theory 2 Cirone, Alexandra


Other Methods 

Course # Title Faculty
Communication Networks and Social Capital Margolin, Drew
The Foundations of Epidemiology Cassano, Patricia
Advanced Epidemiology Mehta, Saurabh
Behavioral Marketing 2: Special Topics van Osselaer, Stijn
Introduction to Network Theory and Methods Cornwell, Benjamin

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