All sessions will be held at the Tisch Library.

8-9am   Registration and Light Breakfast

9-9:15am Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Dr. James Glaser, Professor of Political Science and Dean of Academic Affairs for Arts and Sciences at Tufts University

9:15-12noon Haiti: Before and After the Earthquake

12-1pm Lunch

1-4pm   Simultaneous sessions

  • Hands-on Introduction to GIS for Social Scientists (limited to 15 people)

  • Social Science Research Methods

    • Dr. Gia Barboza, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Northeastern University.
    • Dr. Helen Marrow, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Latin American Studies, Tufts University
    • Dr. Deborah Schildkraut, Associate Professor of Political Science, Tufts University
  • Understanding and Working with Data

4-5pm   Plenary Session: Open Access for Social Scientists

5-5:15pm Wrap-up

5:15-7pm Reception and Cash Bar at Cabot Center (5 minutes walk from the library)