Data Services Consultations

Remote statistical consulting for graduate and undergraduate students.

Virtual Help Desk drop-in hours are Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m during the term. Learn how to use Teams to "drop in" remotely or schedule an appointment through the link above. Questions? Email

Support for R, Python, statistics, SPSS, Stata, relational databases (SQL), qualitative software, and other software and tools on request. Learn more about our consultants.

Data lifecycle support for faculty, students, and staff.

We are here to help you manage your data from creation or acquisition to sharing and publication. We can help you with a data management plan, organizing data in Excel, R, or SQL, finding data on a specific topic. We can consult with you or your research team, and present in-depth training or short tutorials on tools and resources.

Email or use schedule appointment button above.


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How to access the Statistical Consulting Virtual Help Desk

  • When you click on the Help Desk link, you will be prompted to either install/launch Teams or use the web app through your web browser.
    For most support cases, the web app should be suffice.

  • The on-call consultant will respond to submitted support messages. To meet with a specific consultant, click on the "Schedule Statistical Consulting Appointment" button at the top of this page.
  • Refer to this guide for how to get started with Microsoft Teams.
    • Teams can be accessed through a web browser or installed as an app (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android).
    • You will be able to send instant messages or request a voice or video call
      • Screen sharing is also available through the app (unavailable on mobile or web browser).


Meet our Consultants

Learn more about our lead consultant, Cameron Mulder, at his University of Oregon Libraries webpage.


Cameron Mulder - Lead Consultant


Cameron Mulder consults with students, faculty, and researchers on statistical methods, survey design, and data analysis. He earned his MS in Economics from Portland State University and has a BS in Political Science and Economics from Oregon State University. He has worked on a wide range of research projects during his time as an Adjunct Research Associate with the Survey Research Lab and Regional Research Institute at Portland State University. His interests include reproducible research methods, data visualization, and the Open Science movement.


Emily Kraschel - Peer Consultant


Emily Kraschel consults with students, faculty, and researchers on statistical methods, survey design, and data analysis. She is a junior pursuing her BS in Economics and Global Studies with a minor in Mathematics. She works primarily with Excel, R and Dedoose. Her interests include data visualization, causal identification and research reproducibility.


Taha Mirghorbani - Peer Consultant


Hi, I am Taha Mirghorbani, and Operations Analytics Undergrad in Lunquist College of Business - Honors. I aim to assist the library in providing research tools to students keen to expand upon different areas of scientific exploration. Please Contact me at or us the website to set an appointment.