Topic: field work

Gulen | Conducting Elite Interviews in Turkey and Israel

December 4, 2018

Posted by: Jeremy D Pritchard

Berkay Gulen

Berkay Gulen is a Ph.D. candidate in International Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, UW. Gulen is currently researching decision-making mechanisms in Turkey’s foreign policy change between 1991 and 2014 and discussed sampling and interview techniques in preparation for conducting field research.

Tanweer | Ethnographic Fieldwork in Data Science

November 28, 2018

Posted by: Jeremy D Pritchard

Anissa Tanweer

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.

Gade | Connection and Resistance, Examining the Impact of Checkpoints on Civilian Support for Militancy

February 27, 2018

Posted by: Jeremy D Pritchard

Emily Kalah Gade

Emily Kalah Gade is a research scientist in the Department of Political Science and a postdoctoral fellow at the eScience Institute, UW. In 2015, Gade conducted 58 life-story-style interviews with Palestinian olive farmers and 12 semi-structured interviews with municipal workers and defense soldiers in the West Bank and Israel and presented her research on “Connection and Resistance, Examining the Impact of Checkpoints on Civilian Support for Militancy”.

Beyer | Qualitative Research Online

May 22, 2017

Posted by: Jeremy D Pritchard

Jessica Beyer

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