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Boardman, Jason D Professor

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  • My work attempts to build inroads between social epidemiology and genetic epidemiology. I am interested in the social structures that limit or enable genetic factors to influence health related behaviors. I am primarily interested in normative and institutional factors that clarify the extent to which genes may be influencing health and health behaviors.

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  • Social and genetic epidemiology

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  • SOCY 2061 - Introduction to Social Statistics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Introduces students to quantitative analysis of social phenomena. Emphasizes understanding and proper interpretation of graphs; measures of central tendency, dispersion, and association; and the concept of statistical significance. Assumes students have only limited mathematical background.
  • SOCY 5111 - Data 1: Introduction to Social Statistics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Introduces statistical analysis in the social sciences. Introduces basic techniques of inferential statistics and several bivariate statistical techniques including t-test for the difference in means, chi-square independence, analysis of variance (ANOVA), correlation, and simple regression (OLS). Prepares students for the required course on multivariate regression techniques (Data 2).

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