Analytics for Faculty Success

Project Summary

Over ten weeks, Public Policy major Amy Jiang and Mathematics and Computer Science major Kelly Zhang joined forces with Economics Masters student Amirhossein Khoshro to investigate academic hiring patterns across American universities, as well as analyzing the educational background of faculty. They worked closely with Academic Analytics, a provider of data and solutions for universities in the U.S. and the U.K.

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Year
2017
Contact
Paul Bendich
Mathematics
bendich@math.duke.edu

Project Results: The team created interactive visualizations, in both R Shiny and Tableau, of the trajectories taken between degree-granting institutions and academic hiring locations.

These were overlaid with visualizations of the job markets for graduates at different academic levels and in different academic fields. 

Sponsored by Academic Analytics

Click here for the Executive Summary

Faculty Lead: Peter Lange

Client Lead: Anthony Olejniczak from Academic Analytics

Project Manager: Josh Bruce

"I realized that preparing the data itself is a lot of work and needs creative ideas to get it done efficiently." — Amirhossein Khoshro, Economics and Computation

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Click here to view the project team's poster

 

Watch the team's final presentation (on Zoom) here: