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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5-Day Summer Seminars at Statistical Horizons!
Chicago, July 16-20
Philadelphia, July 30-August 3
We will be introducing two new seminars, Multilevel Modeling Using R on July 31-August 1 and Longitudinal Data Analysis Using R August 2-3 in Philadelphia. These courses can be taken separately or combined.

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

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.  

For a full list of our spring and summer 2018 seminars, click here.

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Shenyang Guo
Shenyang Guo, Ph.D., is the Frank J. Bruno Distinguished Professor of Social Work Research in the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.


Tenko Raykov

Tenko Raykov
Tenko Raykov, Ph.D., is Professor of Measurement and Quantitative Methods at Michigan State University.

Tyler VanderWeele
Tyler J. VanderWeele, Ph.D., is Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, faculty affiliate of the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and Director of the Program on Integrative Knowledge and Human Flourishing.








Multilevel Modeling
Tenko Raykov, Instructor
April 6-7, Philadelphia

Missing Data
Paul Allison, Instructor
April 6-7, Philadelphia

Causal Mediation Analysis
Tyler VanderWeele, Instructor
April 12-13, Philadelphia

Propensity Score Analysis
Shenyang Guo, Instructor
April 12-13, Philadelphia

Causal Inference with
Directed Graphs

Felix Elwert, Instructor
April 20-21, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is March 20

Machine Learning
Kevin Grimm, Instructor
April 20-21, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is March 20

Latent Growth Curve Modeling
Gregory Hancock, Instructor
April 27-28, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is March 27

Introduction to Social
Network Analysis

Stephen Borgatti, Instructor
April 27-28, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is March 27


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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.