Data CATS

Data CATS

Consulting, analytics, and tutoring services

Consulting, analytics, and tutoring services

Before COVID-19, Data CATS was based in The Hurt Hub@Davidson. Now, we’re here for you on Zoom to answer all your data analytics and statistics questions. From class assignments to research to business analytics, our services are free for Davidson students, faculty, and staff, and on a contract basis with local companies. We can help at any stage of your research or project, from translating ideas into data-focused questions to collecting, organizing, analyzing, visualizing, and interpreting data. Request a remote session with a student or faculty consultant below.

Student consultants

Experienced student consultants are available to tutor across a wide range of data science topics and software, especially data analytics, data visualization, and building dashboards.

Meet the Student Consultants

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Owen Bezick

Computer Science/Data Science

Specializes in web application development. Most proficient in R, SQL, Python, HTML, and CSS.

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Alexander Donald

Computer science/data science
Specializes in applying technical skills to other interests/areas. Most proficient in R, Python, JavaScript, and React-Native.
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Wilbert Garcia

Computer Science

Specializes in data analysis, data visualization, and R shiny dashboards. Most proficient in R and Python.

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Nathan Jordan

Computer science/political science
Specializes in science research design, data analysis and visualization, and shiny dashboards. Most proficient in R and Python.

Faculty Consultants

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Associate professor of political science
Specializes in various aspects of working with data including research design, regression analysis, descriptive statistics, and graphical presentation of data. Most comfortable in STATA and some experience with R.
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Professor of economics

Specializes in numerous aspects of quantitative analysis, including formulating a specific, feasible research question, research design, data cleaning and organization, data visualization, and estimation techniques for causal inference. Most proficient in STATA and some experience in SAS.

Email mafoley@davidson.edu to make an appointment

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Assistant professor of psychology
Specializes in answering questions related to psychology, physics, computer science, sociology, and biology. Can help with formalism and the assumptions that constrain measurements across disciplines and in organizations. Most experience with R/RStudio, MATLAB, JAMOVI, SPSS, and NetLogo. Has a good grasp on many available tools, and is a good first point of contact early in the research design or analysis process.
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Associate professor of mathematics and computer science
Specializes in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Can help students and other clients understand at a conceptual level how machine learning algorithms work, how to get the most out of them, and notable pitfalls to avoid. Most familiar with Python, but can assist with general programming issues and specific questions about popular data science stack libraries. Also has experience with harvesting and cleaning data from the web, using APIs and web scraping tools.

Questions?

Contact Dr. Laurie Heyer, John T. Kimbrough Professor of Mathematics, Acting Data CATS Director and Faculty in Residence at the Hurt Hub@Davidson.

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