Topic: QUAL Speaker Series

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

February 27, 2018

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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”.

Powers | What Interviews Are Good For

November 22, 2017

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Matthew Powers QUAL presentation

There are three main criticisms for interviews – specifically semi-structured interviews as a data gathering research method – that Assistant Professor of Communication Matthew Powers highlighted for a record audience

Beyer | Qualitative Research Online

May 22, 2017

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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

Meyer | IRB Review and Qualitative Research

April 28, 2017

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Adrienne Meyer

Challenges and Strategies of Applying Biomedically-focused Regulations to Qualitative Methods All non-exempt research involving human subjects must have advance IRB approval. The University of Washington runs its own Institutional Review