CfA: Summer Institute in Migration Methods

17-28 June 2018, Berkeley, California

The 2018 Summer Institute on Research Methods in Migration will provide 8 days of training in the use and analysis of migration data and will be hosted at the University of California, Berkeley.

Key themes:

– Collecting, imputing and analyzing data related to legal status

– Best practices and new methods for surveying immigrant populations

– The use of new data sources (e.g., web scraping, social media data) in migration studies

The Summer Institute is geared to grad students, post-docs and early career scholars within 5 years from their Ph.D. who do empirical research on migration. Hotel, most meals and most travel costs will be covered by the Summer Institute.

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The  Summer Institute is organized by Irene Bloemraad (Professor of Sociology at UC Berkeley & Director of the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative) and Jennifer Van Hook (Roy C. Buck Professor of Sociology and Demography at Penn State). The institute is generously supported by the Russell Sage Foundation with co-funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.