2017 EITM Summer Institute
June 26, 2017 – July 14, 2017
University of California, Berkeley

UC Berkeley will host the summer institute on EITM: Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models from June 26 to July 14. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), this program trains graduate students and junior faculty in EITM, a research strategy that integrates theoretical models and empirical research to improve and expand our understanding of politics. The institute will integrate developments and findings from throughout political science, including the substantive areas of American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and political economy.

Applications for the program are due on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by midnight (Pacific Standard Time). Applications are now closed for the 2017 EITM Summer Institute. Applicants will be notified of decisions by Friday, March 10, 2017. 


The faculty director and NSF principal investigator for EITM 2017 is Sean Gailmard. The EITM program at UC Berkeley is administered by the Social Science Matrix. The administrative coordinator for EITM is Social Science Matrix’s Associate Director of Research Development, Eva Seto.