Talks

This page contains the source code, links, and slides for various workshops, talks, lectures, and presentations I’ve given. Research presentations given at conferences are typically stored in their respective repositories on GitHub; one-off workshops and talks can all be found in a catch-all GitHub repository

Except where noted, all content is © Andrew Heiss and licensed under Creative Commons.

2021

  • August 17

    Making documents, websites, and dashboards with R

    Workshop for the Georgia Policy Labs at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies | Atlanta, Georgia (via Zoom)

  • July 13

    Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data with R

    Workshop for the Georgia Policy Labs at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies | Atlanta, Georgia (via Zoom)

  • June 29

    Graphic design for public administrators

    Workshop for the Georgia Policy Labs at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies | Atlanta, Georgia (via Zoom)

  • March 4

    Universal documents and reproducibility

    Workshop for EPID 9100 (PhD/MS seminar), Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Georgia | Athens, Georgia (via Zoom)

  • February 5

    What does the internet say about you?

    Workshop for the Political Science Graduate Student Association, Department of Political Science, Georgia State University | Atlanta, Georgia (via Zoom)

2020

  • October 29

    The US and the 2020 Election

    Guest lecture for KIEN 2263 (English Academic and Professional Skills II), Centre for Language & Communication Studies, University of Turku | Turku, Finland (via Zoom)

  • October 23

    Universal documents and reproducibility

    “Unpacking the Hidden Curriculum”: Graduate Student Professionalization Workshop, Department of Political Science, University of Utah | Salt Lake City, Utah (via Zoom)

  • October 23

    What does the internet say about you?

    “Unpacking the Hidden Curriculum”: Graduate Student Professionalization Workshop, Department of Political Science, University of Utah | Salt Lake City, Utah (via Zoom)

  • September 17

    Truth, beauty, and data: Why data visualization matters in research

    Methods workshop in the Département de science politique, Université de Montréal | Montréal, Canada (via Zoom)

  • August 21

    Program evaluation and causal inference with R

    Workshop for the Georgia Policy Labs at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies | Atlanta, Georgia (via Zoom)

  • July 20

    Data visualization with R

    Workshop for the Georgia Policy Labs at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies | Atlanta, Georgia (via Zoom)

  • July 16

    What does the internet say about you?

    Workshop for members of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR) | Online workshop via Zoom

  • July 9

    Welcome to the tidyverse: Introduction to R and tidy data analysis

    Workshop for the Georgia Policy Labs at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies | Atlanta, Georgia (via Zoom)

  • July 7

    Truth, Beauty, and Data

    Workshop on data visualization for employees of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | Salt Lake City, Utah (via Zoom)

2019

  • November 21

    Why Donors Donate: Disentangling Organizational and Structural Heuristics for International Philanthropy

    2019 Conference for the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) | San Diego, California

  • November 5

    NGOs and authoritarianism

    Guest lecture for International NGOs (PMAP 8201) | Atlanta, Georgia

  • October 18

    Open source resources for teaching data public service-focused data science courses

    2019 Conference for the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) | Los Angeles, California

  • October 10

    Data Science, Open Source, and Radical Transparency

    Brown bag presentation to PhD students in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies | Atlanta, Georgia

  • September 19

    Curiosity, Transparency, and Failure

    Guest talk to epidemiology PhD students at the University of Georgia | Athens, Georgia

  • May 14

    “Why won’t this run again?!": Making R analysis more reproducible

    Utah County R Users Group | Provo, Utah

2018

2016

  • March 7

    Telling Stories with Data

    MPP workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University | Durham, North Carolina

2015

  • October 16

    Enhancing basic statistical figures: Make pretty pictures like the New York Times

    MPP workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy | Durham, North Carolina

  • October 2

    Graphic Design for Non-Designers

    MPP workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy | Durham, North Carolina

  • September 15

    A Very Brief Overview of Topics in Data Visualization

    MPP workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy | Durham, North Carolina

  • April 17

    Telling Stories with Data

    PhD workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy | Durham, North Carolina

2014

  • September 11

    Data Visualization and Exploratory Data Analysis

    MPP workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy | Durham, North Carolina

  • September 2

    Practically Perfect Professional Policy Presentations

    MPP workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy | Durham, North Carolina

  • January 22

    Data Visualization and Exploratory Data Analysis

    MPP workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy | Durham, North Carolina

2013

  • September 12

    Telling Stories with Data

    MPP workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy | Durham, North Carolina

  • September 12

    Practically Perfect Professional Policy Presentations

    MPP workshop at the Sanford School of Public Policy | Durham, North Carolina