After a number of different roles on GA's New York campus, James Larkin is currently the Lead Instructor for both part-time Data Science & Data Analytics at the MiSK Foundation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
A student of economics and political science at university, James spent a decade in the banking world before switching over to the world of Python. He deeply enjoys teaching others the power of code and statistics to answer questions in an increasingly complex world.
When he isn't in the classroom, James enjoys swimming, reading, red licorice, and trying to convince his family & friends that "it's fine, it's a dry heat" in Saudi Arabia.
In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, James has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.
Data Science 101
This workshop will define what data science is, review some of the main tools used by data scientists today, and discuss how they can be implemented in real world work.
In this part-time course, students learn to build robust predictive models, test their validity, and clearly communicate resulting insights.
Intro to Data Analytics
In this hands-on introductory workshop, you’ll learn to ask the right questions of your data, while learning basic analytic functionality in Google Sheets.
This 10-week course will teach you how to use large datasets to make critical decisions.
Data Science Immersive
Make smarter decisions by gaining the data analytics, data modeling, programming and statistics skills you need to start a career in data.