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PRIISM, the Center for Practice and Research at the Intersection of Information, Society, and Methodology, is an interdisciplinary center that builds capacity for researchers within academia and beyond to collect data, build inferential models and predictive algorithms, and communicate findings in impactful and socially responsible ways.


Ethics and Predictive Data Science

Dr. Washington traveled to Australia to talk about her forthcoming book on predictive data science with other scholars and to meet with high level government officials to ensure legislative transparency is at the forefront of laws on technology.

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Pretrial Release Judgements and Measuring Fairness

Dr. Shroff helps clarify understanding of pretrial release judgements and best practices regarding measuring fairness.

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Artificial Intelligence and Speech Sound Disorders

Dr. McAllister and team improve understanding of how to help people with speech sound disorders.

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Pandemic Impacts on Health and Equity

Dr. Scott highlights the impact of pandemics on health and equity.

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The Power of Cultural Spaces to Make Positive Social Change in Conflict-Affected Contexts

Dr. King highlights the impact of cultural spaces in conflict-affected contexts.

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Education and Hope in Nairobi and Karachi

Drs. King and Burde highlight the conflicting role of education in a recent article published in Comparative Education Review.

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The Latest from the Journal on Education in Emergencies

Dr. Burde and her team focus on the impact of this pandemic and previous ones in the Journal on Education in Emergencies in a venue that provides space for academics in conflict-affected contexts in under-represented spaces.

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The Impact of the Urban Advantage Program in NYC

Dr. Weinstein and colleagues explore the impact of the Urban Advantage program on students and teachers in NYC.

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Teachers’ Race and Gender Biases in the Classroom

Dr. Cimpian helps us understand the relationship between teachers’ race and gender bias.

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Mischievous Responders: New Findings!

Do survey respondents always report in good faith? Dr. Cimpian investigates!

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Newly Published Stata and R textbooks

Drs. Harel and Weinberg announce new editions of Stata and R textbooks.

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Student Visualization Contest 2022 Winners

Spatial Distribution of Harassment Incidents against Asians and Pacific Islanders

Congratulations to Mitsuki Irihara, the winner of our 2022 PRIISM/A3SR student visualization competition!

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Total Infections of Covid-19 in China by Province

Congratulations to Yu Ran, the second place winner of our 2022 PRIISM/A3SR student visualization competition!

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Frequency of Violations at Childcare Centers in NYC, 2020 – 2022

Congratulations to Haoyujing He, the third place winner of our 2022 PRIISM/A3SR student visualization competition!

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Meet the faculty, researchers, students, and affiliates working at PRIISM

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MS, Applied Statistics for Social Science Research

PRIISM is highly integrated with the academic program of Applied Statistics for Social Science Research. Learn advanced quantitative research techniques and apply them to critical policy issues across social, behavioral, and health sciences.

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MA, Education and Social Policy

PRIISM is highly integrated with the academic program of Education and Social Policy. Learn how to use statistics, data sets, and research results to formulate, implement, and evaluate educational policies for grades K-12 and higher education.

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PRIISM Opportunity Fellowship

highly-selective fellowship is to support the growth and development of a promising student in their first year of the Applied Statistics for Social Science Research MS program.

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PRIISM Social Impact Research Fellowship Program

Funded by the Moore Sloan Data Science Environment at NYU. This program is no longer active.

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