Learning goals

  1. Increase students’ understanding of and confidence with basic statistical concepts.
  2. Build students’ programming intuition and data management skills.
  3. Encourage collaboration and camaraderie among the graduate student cohort.
  4. Bring the grad school hidden curriculum out into the open.


An overview of the modules and their associated activities and deliverables is available here.

Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5


Amy Johnson (aljohnson@stanford.edu) & Rebecca Gleit (rgleit@stanford.edu).

Wish you could have bootcamp all year? Check out this tip sheet for a summary of Stata commands, coding best practices, and advice for the methods sequence and navigating Stanford Sociology.