Kirill Zhirkov

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Politics
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
PLAD 7100: Political Research with Quantitative Methods
Credits: 4
Introduces probability and statistics as tools for quantitative political science analysis. Covers basic probability theory, descriptive statistics, and statistical inference with focus on the specification and interpretation of the regression model. Weekly homework assignments allow students to practice applying the concepts and methods from class. The course requires no prior experience with statistics.
PLAD 7500: Special Topics in Politics
Credits: 1–3
Intensive analysis of selected issues and concepts that are relevant to all subfields of political science.
PLAD 8320: Advanced Topics in Multivariate Analysis
Credits: 3
A survey and application of multivariate modeling techniques. Prerequisite: PLAD 7090, 7100, or equivalents.