Course Descriptions

HS 411B — Advanced Topics in Qualitative Research

Prerequisite: HS 403b or permission of instructor. Open only to PhD students.

Explores study designs used in policy research that rely on qualitative approaches, including mixed methods, interview-based, case, and ethnographic studies, and examines the role of theorizing throughout all stages of the research process. Seminar format with readings tailored to students’ policy interests. Exercises on analyzing and interpreting data and on writing research findings. Usually offered every year.
Nina Kammerer