Professors Boas, Christenson, and Glick Contribute 2/5s of Articles in Latest Issue of the Political Methodologist

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March 31st, 2013

Boston University Political Science faculty members contributed two of the five articles published in the latest issue of the Political Methodologist. The journal, published online, focuses on research methods and techniques and the latest issue featured articles about cutting edge uses of the internet and cloud computing for political science. Professor Boas and his MIT colleague Daniel Hidalgo wrote about combining survey software with custom programing to integrate automated database searches into surveys to customize them based on participants answers. Professors Christenson and Glick wrote about recruiting participants via Amazon’s Mechanical Turk service for a long term panel survey about the Supreme Court’s health care decision.