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Department of Sociology
McMaster University

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4

"He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may be cast." -- Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519

Current McMaster Course Information:

Sociology 6Z03: Introduction to Social Statistics (Fall 2015)


Selected Short Courses, Lectures, Workshops, and Tutorials:

The R Statistical Computing Environment: The Basics and Beyond (July 2015, Peking University, Beijing, China)

An Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling with the sem package for R (June 2014Goerg-August University Göttingen, Germany)

Tutorial Lectures on R: structural equation modeling, effect displays, extending the R Commander by plug-ins (November 2012, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo)

R Statistical Computing Environment: The R Project, data analysis in R, statistical models in R, structural equation modeling, the R Commander, MANOVA and repeated-measures ANOVA (October 2012, University of Barcelona)

Linear Models, Logit and Probit Models, Generalized Linear Models (June 2010, York Summer Programme in Data Analysis)

Regression Diagnostics (November 2009FIOCRUZ Rio de Janeiro - Brasil)

Introduction to Nonparametric Regression (May 2005, ESRC Oxford Spring School)


Current Books:

cover pictureNEW Information on John Fox, Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Third Edition (Sage, 2016 -- but already available), including access to appendices, datasets, exercises, and errata.

companion cover Information on John Fox and Sanford Weisberg, An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition (Sage, 2011).

cover picture Information on John Fox, A Mathematical Primer for Social Statistics (Sage, 2009); errata.

cover Information on John Fox, Nonparametric Simple Regression: Smoothing Scatterplots (Sage, 2000), and Multiple and Generalized Nonparametric Regression (Sage, 2000), including access to datasets and errata.    

Curriculum Vitae

Last Modified: 2015-10-01 by John Fox, jfox AT