Standard Operating Procedures: A Safety Net for Pre-Analysis Plans

By Winston Lin (Columbia University) and Donald P. Green (Columbia University) “Fishing” and “file drawer” problems undercut the credibility of published empirical research. The fishing problem is that with unlimited discretion in data analysis, researchers may consciously or […]


The Virtues of Engendering Quantitative Methods Courses

By Tània Verge (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Although the ways in which research questions are selected and the data is collected and analyzed often lead to gender-biased and incorrect conclusions, quantitative methods courses are generally taught in a […]


Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, and Zombies are from…: Feminist Theories of International Politics and Zombies

By Rebecca Susan Evans (Ursinus College) In his popular textbook, Theories of International Politics and Zombies, Daniel Drezner uses a hypothetical zombie apocalypse to illustrate a number of theories of international relations but unapologetically rejects feminist […]