Siegel's research uses social media data, network analysis, and experiments—in addition to more traditional data sources—to study mass and elite political behavior in the Arab World and other comparative contexts.
computational social science, text as data, middle east politics, comparative politics, political behavior
PSCI 2075 - Quantitative Research Methods
Introduces quantitative research methods used in political science. Focuses on basic tools of analysis: data collection, processing, and evaluation, with special attention to survey techniques. Includes elite and case study analysis; aggregate, cluster, and content analysis; and the use of computers in political research.
PSCI 4028 - Special Topics
Offers subjects not covered by existing courses. Offered when the department approves a special topic. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours for different topics.
PSCI 7108 - Special Topics
Various topics not normally offered in the curriculum. Topics vary each semester. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.