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Documentation as Research Design: Making Datasets Work

This article is intended for students and researchers interested in developing social science datasets. We use the terms “research documentation”, “methodology documentation”, and “codebooks” interchangeably. Resources to learn more are located in the appendix of this post.

Misha Simanovskyy (GDIL, LBJ, CREEES) featured in UT’s “Life & Letters”

Misha Simanovskyy (GDIL, LBJ, CREEES) is featured in an article in UT's "Life & Letters", the College of Liberal Arts' bi-annual official magazine.  "Q&A with Mykhaylo (Misha) Simanovskyy, Graduate Student and Donetsk Native"          ...

Dr. Kiril Avramov (Director, GDIL) participated in recently published Army Cyber Institute technical report

This project explores how the People’s Republic of China (PRC) might use information and other soft-power mechanisms to rise as the dominant hegemonic power by 2035.  Read the full report here.                    ...

GDIL Director Dr. Kiril Avramov quoted in Time article

Dr. Kiril Avramov (GDIL, Slavic) was recently quoted in an article in Time Magazine - click the link below for the full story.   "How the Letter 'Z' Fits Into the History of Russian Propaganda Efforts"                

GDIL Research Affiliate Ryan Williams quoted in “The Rise of the Geopolitical Hack” on Coda Story

Ryan Williams (GDIL, LBJ School of Public Affairs) was recently quoted in an article on Coda Story - click the link below for the full story. "The Rise of the Geopolitical Hack: The residue of ransomware is infiltrating our...

Dr. Jo Lukito (Communications, GDIL) Featured in “Defense One”

"Trollfare: How to Recognize and Fight Off Online Psyops: It starts by understanding common tactics: distort, distract, dismiss, deny, and dismay."
Documentation as Research Design: Making Datasets Work

Documentation as Research Design: Making Datasets Work

This article is intended for students and researchers interested in developing social science datasets. We use the terms “research documentation”, “methodology documentation”, and “codebooks” interchangeably. Resources to learn more are located in the appendix of this post.

GDIL Director Dr. Kiril Avramov quoted in Time article

Dr. Kiril Avramov (GDIL, Slavic) was recently quoted in an article in Time Magazine - click the link below for the full story.   "How the Letter 'Z' Fits Into the History of Russian Propaganda Efforts"                

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