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Center for Research on Families Concludes 2012 Summer Methodology Workshop Series

The UMass Amherst Center of Research on Families is pleased to announce the completion of its highly popular summer methodology workshop series. This July 2012 marks the 8th summer that Director Aline Sayer along with her network of esteemed colleagues conducted 5 weeks of intensive workshops relevant to family researchers.

The advanced statistical and cutting-edge methodological techniques covered this year were Analyzing Intensive Longitudinal Data, Hierarchical Linear Models 1 Workshop (collaboration with ICPSR), Analyzing Developmental Trajectories Workshop (collaboration with ICPSR), the New England Workshop on Social Network Analysis, and Analyzing Incomplete Multilevel Data with HLM.

Special thanks to Dr. Ryan Acton(University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Dr. Andrew Papachristos  (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Dr. Daniel Nagin (Carnegie-Mellon University) and Dr. Bobby Jones (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System), Dr. Mark Manning (Wayne State University), Dr. Jean-Philippe Laurenceau (University of Delaware) and Dr. Niall Bolger (Columbia University) and Stephen Raudenbush (University of Chicago) and Yongyun Shin (Virginia Commonwealth University).

Researchers from all over the country attended representing Auburn University Boston College, Boston University, Children's Hospital Boston, Clark University, Duke University, Education Development Center, Emory University, Florida State University, Hampshire College, Harvard University, Humboldt University, Berlin, Independent Health, Kansas State University, McGill University, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mount Holyoke College, New York University, Niagara University, Ohio University, Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers University, Spelman College, Stony Brook University, TERC, Inc Tufts University, UCLA, University at Buffalo, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, University of Louisville, University of Massachusetts Medical School, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Massachusetts Boston, University of Miami, University of Minnesota, University of Montana, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, University of New Brunswick, University of New York, Center for Educational Studies & Training, University of North Carolina, University of Pittsburgh, University of, Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Utah, University of Vermont and Wellesley College.

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