Miles received his Ph.D. from Duke University in 2015 and started teaching at the University of Toronto in the same year. He studies the sources and consequences of morality, with a particular focus on harnessing the power of morality to shape emotions and behavior. He also studies the effects of culture on behavior. His research has appeared in journals including the American Sociological Review, Sociological Methods and Research and Social Science Research. His current work is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Miles—a highly rated instructor—has taught numerous classes and workshops on quantitative data analysis, on topics including missing data, programming in R, and the analysis of panel data. In 2018 he organized the first University of Toronto Social Science Research Methods week.
You can visit his university webpage here.
You can visit his personal webpage here.
Designing Effective Online Surveys*
Tuesday, August 8, –
Friday, August 11, 2023
The Internet has revolutionized survey research. Web-based surveys are now used in many disciplines, and for good reason. Compared to traditional paper-and-pencil and face-to-face modes of data collection, they make it easy to randomize question order, skip irrelevant questions, include...View Details
Statistics with R*
Tuesday, June 20 –
Friday, June 23, 2023
This course is designed as an introduction to R for those who are looking to use R for applied statistical tasks. Topics include data coding and management as well how to perform basic descriptive, bivariate, and multivariate analyses. We will...View Details