McDevitt & Kline Continuing Education Workshops

Statistics training that makes sense

At Statistical Horizons, you can learn the latest statistical methods in an efficient, affordable and enjoyable manner. We offer short seminars on a wide variety of popular statistical methods—methods that are not offered in many graduate programs. Our instructors are all well-known experts in their fields. They are also outstanding teachers who are highly skilled at making statistics understandable.

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Join us in Berlin on January 8-9 for Instrumental Variables! More details can be found here

Dr. Paul Allison and Dr. Kristopher Preacher will be teaching on Feb. 2-3 in Ft. Myers, Florida. 

Register for Multilevel Modeling: A Second Course here or Longitudinal Data Analysis Using Stata here.

Recently published: Allison et al “Maximum likelihood for cross-lagged panel models with fixed effects” in Socius. Free download here.

Seminars are being added to our fall schedule weekly. Click here to register!

Current Blog Post: Using ‘Between-Within Models to Estimate Contextual Effects”

Paul Allison explains that the between-within (hybrid) method, in its usual formulation, is not suitable for estimating contextual effects. But there’s an easy fix.  

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Kieran Healy
Kieran Healy, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Sociology at Duke University.


Stephanie Lanza
Stephanie Lanza, Ph.D., is Professor of Biobehavioral Health, and Scientific Director of The Methodology Center at The Pennsylvania State University.


Stephen Vaisey
Stephen Vaisey, Ph.D. is a Professor of Sociology at Duke University where he teaches the doctoral statistics sequence.








Data Visualization
Kieran Healy, Instructor
December 1-2, Philadelphia

Multilevel and Mixed Models
Stephen Vaisey, Instructor
December 1-2, Philadelphia

Latent Class Analysis
Stephanie Lanza, Instructor
December 8-9, Philadelphia

Longitudinal Data Analysis
Using SAS

Paul Allison, Instructor
December 8-9, Philadelphia

Instrumental Variables
Felix Elwert, Instructor
January 8-9, Berlin
Early registration deadline is December 8

Multilevel Modeling:
A Second Course

Kristopher Preacher, Instructor
February 2-3, Ft. Myers, Florida
Early registration deadline is January 2

Longitudinal Data Analysis
Using Stata

Paul Allison, Instructor
February 2-3, Ft. Myers, Florida
Early registration deadline is January 2


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Paul D. Allison, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania where he teaches research methods and statistics. He has been offering short courses in statistics for over 30 years.