Data Analysis, Survey Methods
Randy is a leading expert in applied statistics and data science and runs the research, modeling and analytical functions of Workplace Analytics™. Randy’s specialized focus in survey design, applied statistical methods, comparative mass political behavior, comparative political psychology, and experimental design make him a key part of the Workplace Analytics™ experience for clients. It is his ability to explain the underlying mechanics behind the assessments that is of particular value to executives.
In his work as a political science professor, Randy has taught advanced statistical methods at Rice University, graduate-level lectures in applied statistics at Oxford University, advanced statistical methods at the prestigious Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis, and advanced statistical methods at the IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods at the National University of Singapore. Throughout his career, Randy has also provided statistical analysis and advice for government agencies across the U.S.
He is also an an award winning author (“The Economic Vote: How Political and Economic Institutions Condition Election Results” won the Gregory M. Luebbert Award for the best book published in Comparative Politics.) and his publications have appeared in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, the British Journal of Political Science, Political Analysis, and many other leading journals. Randy has also served as associate editor of the American Journal of Political Science, been the Principal Investigator on eight grants from the National Science Foundation, and is a member of the governing board of the American National Election Study.
Randy received his Ph.D and M.A. in Political Science at the University of Rochester, and his B.A. in Political Science at Texas A&M University.