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Armstrong II, David

David A. Armstrong II University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA

Dave Armstrong is the Canada Research Chair in Political Methodology and Associate Professor of Political Science at Western University and is cross-appointed in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences.  Professor Armstrong earned a Ph.D. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland in 2009.  Prior to arriving at Western, he had a post-doctoral position at Oxford University after which he taught in the Political Science department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  He has been a faculty member at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research Summer Program at the University of Michigan since 2006 and has taught multiple courses at the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis at the University of Essex and the Oxford University Spring School in Quantitative Methods for Social Research. 

His current work focuses on the use of non-parametric models in conventional social scientific inference.  His work has been published in such journals as The American Political Science Review, The American Journal of Political Science, The American Sociological Review, The Annual Review of Political Science, The Journal of Peace Research, The Canadian Journal of Political Science and The R Journal.  His most recent book is Analyzing Spatial Models of Choice and Judgement with R, with Ryan Bakker, Royce Carroll, Chris Hare, Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal (2nd ed. 2021)