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Fragile Families Challenge Scientific Workshop, Nov 16 & 17

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We are happy to announce the Fragile Families Challenge Scientific Workshop will take place November 16th and 17th (Thursday and Friday) at Princeton University.  The workshop is open to everyone interested in the Challenge, and we will be livesteaming it for people who are not able to travel to Princeton.

The schedule will be:

  • Thursday: Workshop of submissions to the special issue of Socius. All are welcome regardless of whether you have written a paper.
  • Friday: Presentations by prize winners. All are welcome to attend, regardless of whether you have won a prize.

If you plan to join us, please complete the registration form.

Confirmed speakers include (as of 6 October 2017):

  • Matthew J. Salganik, Professor of Sociology, Princeton University
  • Sara S. McLanahan, William S. Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and Principal Investigator of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study
  • Brian J. Goode, Research Scientist, Discovery Analytics Center, Virginia Tech
  • Onur Varol, Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Complex Network Research, Networks Science Institute, Northeastern University
  • Nicole Carnegie, Assistant Professor of Statistics, Montana State University
  • Gregory Gundersen, PhD Student in Computer Science, Princeton University
  • Daniel E. Rigobon, MIT
  • Yoshihiko Suhara, Recruit Institute of Technology and MIT
  • Abdullah Almaatouq, MIT
  • Eaman Jahani, MIT
  • Stephen McKay, School of Social & Political Sciences, University of Lincoln, UK
  • Kristin Porter, Senior Associate, MDRC
  • Julia Wang, Princeton University

We will update this page as we have more information. If you have any questions about the Scientific Workshop, please email us.

About Matt Salganik

Matthew Salganik is a Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. He is also the author of the forthcoming book Bit by Bit: Social Research in the Digital Age (http://www.bitbybitbook.com). You can learn more about his research at http://www.princeton.edu/~mjs3.

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