Andrew Gelman

Andrew Gelman is a professor of statistics and political science at Columbia University and author of several books, including Bayesian Data Analysis, Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks, and Red State Blue State Rich State Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do.

Science
May 8 2014 11:19 AMThe Paradox of RacismWhy the new book by the New York Times’ Nicholas Wade is both plausible and preposterous.
Science
July 24 2013 12:37 PMToo Good to Be TrueStatistics may say that women wear red when they’re fertile … but you can’t always trust statistics.
  News & Politics
Politics
Jan. 27 2015 6:07 PM How the Koch Brothers Could Make, Break, or Reshape Republican Politics in 2016 Charles and David Koch are putting $900 million into the 2016 race. How they can make, break, or reshape Republican politics. 
  Slate Plus
Jurisprudence
Jan. 27 2015 11:18 AM Slate Voice: “American Liar” Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.