Anna Zelenz is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science, UW. Her talk focused on Ethnography’s unique role in the Social Sciences and its use of quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques based on participant observation and ethnographic interviews conducted from her research in the Palestinian West Bank.
Anissa Tanweer is a research scientist at the eScience Institute, UW focused on human-centered data science. Her work incorporates a range of qualitative methods for studying the practice and culture of data-intensive computational work, including interviews, surveys, and participant observation. At her QUAL Speaker Series talk, Tanweer highlighted some challenges common for ethnographers but also presented some unique ethical tensions and recalled her own research issues and offered approaches to addressing them.
Understanding Online Communities and Politics: Conducting Qualitative Research in Ephemeral Environments For her 2014 award-winning book “Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization,” Jessica Beyer applied ethnographic methods of observation
Cabeiri Robinson picked a topic for the first QUAL Speaker Series presentation of 2017 that is both difficult to talk about and necessary to address. Robinson, the Director of the
Why are mixed and qualitative methods well suited for studying sites and industries in flux? When Gina Neff, Associate Professor of Communication and QUAL Steering Committee member, was working on