Obtaining R and Downloading Packages.- Loading and Manipulating Data.- Visualizing Data.- Descriptive Statistics.- Basic Inferences.- Linear Models and Regression.- Diagnostics.- Generalized Linear Models.- Using Libraries to Apply Advanced Models.- Time Series Analysis.- Linear Algebra with Programming Applications.- Additional Programming Tools.
James Monogan is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia. After completing his B.A. in political science at the University of South Carolina in 2003, he attended the University of North Carolina where he earned his M.A. in 2005 and Ph.D. in 2010. He then worked as a visiting assistant professor for the Center for Applied Statistics and Department of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis until he began work at UGA in 2011. James’s research and teaching has focused on political methodology and American political behavior. As a political methodologist, his research has focused on geospatial data analysis and time series analysis. In the area of political behavior, he addresses questions about representation in the United States.