As consultants for local and international organizations, students gain practical experience, provide research and analysis.
Data Analysis and Social Inquiry Lab
In China, the study of history has always gone hand-in-hand with the study of geography. When studying China’s modern history, however, focus has shifted toward large-scale processes, such as revolution, and large-scale sociological transformations, such as changing class relations. More recently, however, some historians are starting to bring geography back in.
The research process fires passions and shapes aspirations.
Where social issues and data analysis intersect.
DASIL post-baccalaureate Adam Lauretig ’13 is making it easier for others to visualize complex datasets.
Get Help with Data Visualization and Analysis at DASIL (ARH 130)
Grinnell’s Data Analysis and Social Inquiry Lab (DASIL) helps students and faculty members integrate data analysis into research and classroom work. In addition to software training and data-set preparation, the lab also provides experiential learning for student tutors; facilitates faculty workshops; helps students collect and analyze data; and offers classroom assistance including exercises, instruction assistance, and student workshops
Summer Mentored Advanced Projects probe the boundaries of historical sources and narratives