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CSSS 25th Anniversary Celebration: May 16-17, 2024

We invite in-person participation from all CSSS alumni and friends, including current students and affiliate faculty.
Advance registration is required and will be available soon. 

Thursday, May 16 

Short Courses: CSSS affiliate faculty offer introductions to topics complementary to current CSSS course offerings.

Introduction to Missing Data Methods for Observational Data
9:00 am 12:00 pm, Husky Union Building
     Instructor: Katie Wilson (Biostatistics, University of Washington)

Sensitivity Analysis for Causal Inference in the Social Sciences
9:30 am 
12:00 pm, Husky Union Building
     Instructor: Carlos Cinelli (Statistics, University of Washington)

Text as Data
10:00 am 12:30 pm, Husky Union Building
     Instructor: Benjamin Mako Hill (Communication, University of Washington)

Thursday afternoon events: Open to all participants including current students, faculty, and alumni.  

Alumni Panel
2:00 pm 4:00 pm, Parrington Hall room 360
     John Ahlquist (University of California, San Diego; Political Science PhD Track 2008)
     Trey Causey (Indeed, Seattle; Sociology PhD Track 2013)
     Junfeng Jiao (University of Texas at Austin; Urban Design and Planning PhD Track 2010)
     Siobhán Mattison (University of New Mexico; Anthropology PhD Track 2010)
     Gail Potter (NIH, Washington, D.C.; Statistics PhD Track 2010)
     Moderated by Chris Adolph (Political Science, University of Washington)

Welcome Reception and Poster Session
4:30 pm 6:30 pm, Parrington Hall room 320

Friday, May 17

All events are located at the Intellectual House

Check-in and coffee
9:00 am 
9:30 am


Morning Scientific Session - Advances in Social Network Analysis
9:30 am 
11:30 am

     Chair: Tyler McCormick (Statistics, Sociology, University of Washington)
     Weihua An (Sociology & Quantitative Theory and Methods, Emory University)
     Siobhán Mattison (Anthropology, University of New Mexico)
     Weijing Tang (Statistics & Data Science, Carnegie Mellon University)
     Yuan Hsiao, Discussant (Communication, University of Washington)

Statistical Demography Seminar, jointly hosted with CSDE
12:30 pm 
1:30 pm

     Emilio Zagheni (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany)
     Moderated by Sara Curran (Director, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology)

Afternoon Scientific Session - Bias, Fairness, and Inequality in an Algorithmic Age
1:45 pm 
3:30 pm

     Chair: Sasha Johfre (Sociology, University of Washington)
     James Chu (Sociology, Columbia University)
     Razieh Nabi (Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University)
     Peter Hoff (Statistical Science, Duke University)
     Kosuke Imai, Discussant (Government, Statistics, Harvard University)

Anniversary Reception and Dinner*
5:00 pm 
7:00 pm

     Keynote address by John Ahlquist, (School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California San Diego)
     *This event is by invitation only.

If you would like to attend or receive updates on the conference, please fill out the RSVP form HERE.