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Christopher H. Achen

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Professor , Politics Department

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Princeton University
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Center for International Earth Science Information Network
www.ciesin.org, 5 June 2014 [cached]
Christopher Achen, the Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences, Professor of Politics at Princeton University, has been appointed as council chair for a two-year term.
Mentors and Giants: An ...
www.lispop.ca, 26 Mar 2014 [cached]
Mentors and Giants: An Interview with Christopher Achen | March 26, 2014 | Reply | Continue reading → | Leave a reply Mentors and Giants: An Interview with Christopher Achen | Opinion - Policy Nexus
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Mentors and Giants: An Interview with Christopher Achen
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Christopher Achen is Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences and Professor of Politics at Princeton University. According to his bio, he "was the first president of the Political Methodology Section of the American Political Science Association, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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One of the first names that came immediately to mind was Chris Achen. I remember reading his monograph, Intermediate Regression Analysis (Sage: 1982), at UofT, which, although dated, really helped me get a handle on the logic and math underpinning regression analysis. As well, although I'm sure there were others, at the time I thought he was one of the few "big names" in political science who was rallying against a certain methodological trend of "dumping" as many variables as one could into regression models and magically finding statistical significant relationships. And so I really wanted to meet him!
Happily, Chris accepted my invitation and his public talk and workshop were amazing.
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An added bonus was that Chris was such a nice, humble, and encouraging guy. I made a lot of rookie mistakes during my first year at Laurier, including taking Chris to a bit of a "dumpy" bar instead of a fancy restaurant (darn budget!). But rather than complain, he happily had a beer and burger with the rest of us and told me he preferred the bar to the fancy restaurant (even though I'm sure that's not true)!
Even though I haven't spent very much time with Chris in person, I count him both as a giant and a mentor to me. His work and his visit to Laurier had a profound effect on how I have pursued my academic career so far.
Aspen Global Change Institute :: Past Workshop Participants
www.agci.org, 25 July 2013 [cached]
Christopher Achen Princeton University
AGCI Past Participants :: About Christopher Achen
www.agci.org, 5 Aug 1991 [cached]
Christopher Achen
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Chris Achen's research interest is Political Methodology, particularly in its application to empirical democratic theory, American Politics, and International Relations. He is the author of two books, Interpreting and Using Regression and The Statistical Analysis of Quasi-Experiments, co-author of a third, Cross-Level Inference, and co-editor of a fourth book, The European Union Decides. His next book is entitled Voter Turnout in Multi-Level Systems. He was the first president of the Political Methodology Section of the American Political Science Association, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has received fellowships from the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the National Science Foundation, and Princeton's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. He received the first career achievement award from The Political Methodology Section of The American Political Science Association in 2007. He is also the recipient of an award from the University of Michigan for lifetime achievement in training graduate students.
AGCI Technical Presentations by Christopher Achen
In a study done by Christopher ...
www.collegian.com, 24 Oct 2012 [cached]
In a study done by Christopher H. Achen of the University of Michigan, he suggests that partisanship is well established because "most parents transmit their party identification to their children."
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