Welcome to the Methods Mall—a one-stop shop for NSF-sponsored training opportunities in research methods in cultural anthropology. This year, there are seven training programs targeted at faculty and graduate students in cultural anthropology and related fields.
SCRM (Short Courses on Research Methods) program is for cultural anthropologists who already have the Ph.D. Three, five-day courses are offered during summer 2015 at the Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort, North Carolina. This year’s courses areText Analysis (July 13-17), Statistics in Ethnographic Research (July 20-24), and Cultural Domain Analysis (July 27-31). Apply by March 1, 2015.
SIRD (Summer Institute on Research Design) is an intensive, three-week course for graduate students in cultural anthropology who are preparing their doctoral research proposals. The 2015 course runs from July 13 - August 1 at the Duke University Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, NC. Instructors are Jeffrey Johnson, Susan Weller, Amber Wutich, and H. Russell Bernard. Apply by March 1, 2015.
Ethnographic Field School (EFS) is a five-week (June 28-August 1) course for graduate students in cultural anthropology. The focus of the EFS is qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection in the context of participatory research. Held in Tallahassee, FL. Director: Clarence Gravlee.
Short Course on Research Design (SCRD) is a five-day course on research design and proposal writing for social, behavioral, and economic scientists who have the Ph.D. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The course runs from July 20-24 at the Duke University Marine Laboratory. Instructors: Jeffrey Johnson, Christopher McCarty, Kirk Johnson, and John Sonnett.