Welcome to the Methods Mall—a one-stop shop for NSF-sponsored training opportunities in research methods in cultural anthropology. This year, there are six training programs targeted at faculty and graduate students in cultural anthropology and related fields.
HERE for more information about these courses. For syllabi and application forms, click HERE.
Now in its twelfth year, the 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 2016 at the University of Florida. This year’s courses are Text Analysis (July 11-15), Statistics in Ethnographic Research (July 18-22), and Cultural Domain Analysis (July 25-29). Apply by March 1, 2016.
Now in its fourth year, the Ethnographic Field School (EFS) is a five-week (July 1-August 6) 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. Apply by March 1, 2016.
The 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 18-22 at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Instructors: Jeffrey Johnson, Christopher McCarty, Kirk Johnson, and John Sonnett.