Connor Rothschild


Recreating A Table By The Economist Using Reactable

May 19, 2020

The Economist recently released a series of country-level datasets on ‘excess mortality’, a term used… Read more

COVID-19 Has Become a Partisan Issue (How to Make Dumbbell Plots in R)

March 15, 2020

The coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) is a pandemic. As of this writing, nearly 6000… Read more

February 01, 2020

In previous projects, I’ve explored how migration has unfolded across places: where migrants travel, where… Read more

Color in Data Visualization: Less How, More Why

January 10, 2020

If our use of color in visualizations follows the Five Ws (and one H), we’re… Read more

How (and Why) to Add a Chart to Your D3.js Tooltip

January 04, 2020

I think tooltips are one of the most underrated parts of a visualization. When users… Read more

The Office: Who Mentions Who?

December 16, 2019

This project explores the relationships between different characters in the classic TV show The Office…. Read more

Tidy Tuesday: Replication

December 10, 2019

This weeks’s installment of Tidy Tuesday is all about replicating professional plots in R. Inspired… Read more

Creating a Streetmap of Springfield, MO

November 21, 2019

In this post, I expand upon Christian Burkhart’s wonderful ggplot2tor tutorial on streetmap creation using… Read more

How to Scrollytell in R: Automation and Its Impact on Jobs

October 26, 2019

I’ve always been interested in data visualization, and my most recent sub-passion has been scrollytelling…. Read more

Tidy Tuesday: Powerlifting

October 08, 2019

My Tidy Tuesday submission for the week of October 8, 2019, focusing on international powerlifting… Read more

Games and Guns

August 12, 2019

Is there a connection between video games and gun violence, as Republicans suggest? Load Packages… Read more

Building my First Shiny App

August 03, 2019

I spent some time this weekend playing around with Shiny, RStudio’s tool for creating interactive… Read more

Texas Vaccination Rates (How to Use Rayshader)

July 24, 2019

A brief exploration of Texas vaccination rates among kindergartners. Also an attempt to use rayshader… Read more

My First Package! Introducing ‘tpltheme’

July 23, 2019

I’ve spent the majority of the summer as an intern with the Texas Policy Lab,… Read more

Bible Babies: Exploring Biblically-Inspired Baby Names over Time

June 12, 2019

The goal of this post is to explore how baby names have changed over time…. Read more

The Race for Media Attention

May 30, 2019

In this post, I explore which presidential candidates are discussed most frequently in the American… Read more

STEMigration: Leaving and Entering STEM Fields During College

March 11, 2019

The goal of this project is to explore trends in STEM enrollment for different populations…. Read more

Automation and Its Impact on Jobs

May 10, 2018

The goal of this project is to understand the relationship between income, education, and automation…. Read more