I recently (April 2017) completed my Ph.D. in Communication
Studies from the University of Kansas. For my dissertation, I
tracked political polarization in user networks on Twitter
during the 2016 general election. While I found clear evidence
R Archive Network (CRAN). For instructions and access to the
development version, check out
version as well!
rtweet, an R [statistical
computing] software package, on the Comprehensive R Archive
Network. The package is an implementation of calls designed
to extract and organize Twitter data via Twitter's REST and
stream API's. Functions formulate GET and POST requests and
convert response objects to more user friendly structures,
e.g., data frames or lists. Specific consideration is given
to functions designed to return tweets, friends, and
followers. For more on
rtweet, view package materials and guides on
An application I made to assist in learning about correlations and Pearson's r value. I made an extended activity to assist in learning t-tests as well, but it may not be as useful without instructions for the activity, which I haven't gotten around to posting yet..
I made a small application to automate the visualization of teaching evaluation data. The template is designed specifically for the evaluations distributed by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas, but it could be easily adapted to other forms as well.
Download my CV here.