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Monday, May 15 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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A panel of researchers will describe the methods and tools they employ, as well as what services and support they find useful at AU. You are encouraged to attend this and/or the previous discussion featuring researchers of differing backgrounds.

Moderators
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Stefan Kramer

Associate Director for Research Data Services, American University Library
Stefan became the Research Data Librarian at American University in August of 2013, and the Library's Associate Director for Research Data Services in October of 2014. Prior to joining AU, he worked in data librarianship and management positions at Cornell and Yale universities, and at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin).

Speakers
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Lynn Addington

Professor, Department of Justice, Law & Criminology, American University
Lynn A. Addington is a professor in the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology at American University.  She earned her Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University at Albany (SUNY) and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  Her research focuses on violent victimization with an emphasis on adolescents and school environments as well as the measurement of crime and utilization of national crime statistics... Read More →
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Adam Auerbach

Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University
Auerbach’s research and teaching interests include the political economy of development, local governance and representation, and comparative political institutions, with a regional focus on South Asia and India in particular. His first book project examine informal community governance and development in India’s urban slums. The project draws on twenty months of ethnographic fieldwork, archival research, and an original survey he designed... Read More →
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U.J. Sofia

Professor, Department of Physics, American University
Ulysses J. (U. J.) Sofia primarily uses data from the Hubble Space Telescope's ultraviolet spectrometer—an instrument that spreads images of invisible light waves into their component colors—to determine how interstellar dust of different shapes, sizes, and composition distorts light in varied ways. Astronomers use this information to devise ways to control for the dust in their observational data. | | He is also working with... Read More →


Monday May 15, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Graduate Research Center Classroom, B60