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.
Matthew Adeiza, PhD Candidate in Communication, spent the 2016 election cycle immersed in two rival presidential campaigns, in Ghana. Why Ghana? Because it is a promising democracy in Africa which
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
In the early 2000s James Pfeiffer, Anthropology and Global Health Professor at UW, conducted research on Pentecostalism in Mozambique and the impact of the rapidly growing religion on public health