Qualitative Multi-Method Research Initiative (QUAL)

The Initiative lists graduate-level QUAL-related courses offered throughout Social Science departments at UW. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at qual@uw.edu.

The below list is based on when pre-approved courses for the QUAL Concentration are planned to be offered next. For the most up-to-date information and complete course lists by department, please refer to the UW Time Schedule; you can also find class times and more information at UW MyPlan.

Projected Courses 2018-19

SOC WL 585 Qualitative Methods in Social Work Research I | Autumn 2018 | Taryn Lindhorst | syllabus (from past class)

SOC WL 581 Qualitative Research: Methods and Design | Winter 2019 | Tatiana Masters | syllabus (from past class)

POLS 504**** Designing Multi-Method Field Research | Winter 2019 | James Long | syllabus (from past class)

JSIS 595/LAW B 554 Qualitative Case-Based Research Methods | Winter 2019 | syllabus (see Archive below for past syllabi)

SOC WL 586 Qualitative Methods in Social Work Research II (second in a two-class series, see SOC WL 585)  | Spring 2019 | Taryn Lindhorst

SOC* 582 A Canceled

GH 590 A (or GH 538) Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health | Spring 2019 | James Pfeiffer | syllabus (from past class)

COM 597  Interviewing for Social Research | Spring 2019 | Matthew Powers | syllabus

Additional 2018-2019 courses will be listed as they become known.


Archive of previously offered QUAL-related courses

2017-18 school year

COM 513 Fieldwork Research Methods | Autumn 2017 | Carmen Gonzalez | syllabus

ANTH 549/DANCE 550 Dance Ethnography | Autumn 2017 | Juliet McMains | syllabus (from past class)

FR 590 Qualitative Research Methods | Autumn 2017 | Maya Smith | syllabus

JSIS 595/LAW B 554 Qualitative Case-Based Research Methods | Winter 2018 | Clark Sorensen | syllabus (see Archive below for past syllabi)

BH 522** Advanced Qualitative Methods | Winter 2018 | Helene Starks | syllabus (from past class)

ANTH 550*** Ethnographic Field Techniques (Decolonizing Methodologies) | Winter 2018 | Jean Dennison | syllabus (from past class)

SOCW 581 Qualitative Research: Methods and Design | Winter 2018 | William Vesneski | syllabus (from past class)

JSIS 512 Qualitative Data Analysis | Winter 2018 | Sara Curran | syllabus (from past class)

PUBPOL 525 Qualitative Methods and Field Analysis | Spring 2018 | Kara Dillard | syllabus (from past class)

ANTH 519/GH 538 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Anthropology and Public Health | Spring 2018 | James Pfeiffer | syllabus (from past class)

2016-17 school year

COM 513 Fieldwork Research Methods | Autumn 2016 | Matthew Powers and Carmen Gonzalez | syllabus (from past class)

POLS 504 Designing Multi-Method Field Research | Winter 2017 | James Long | syllabus (from past class)

JSIS 512 (formerly JSIS 578) Qualitative Data Analysis | Winter 2017 | Sara Curran | syllabus

SOC* 555/JSIS 595/LAW B 554 Qualitative Case-Based Research Methods | Winter 2017 | Steven Pfaff | syllabus (from past class)

GEOG 525 Advanced Qualitative Methods in Geography | Winter 2017 | Lucy Jarosz | syllabus (from past class)

COM 527 Global Communication Research Methods | Spring 2017 | Nancy Rivenburgh | syllabus (from past class)

GH 590 A (formerly GH 538) Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health | Spring 2017 | James Pfeiffer | syllabus (from past class)

SOC* 582 A Doing Qualitative Research | Spring 2017 | Sarah Quinn | syllabus

2015-16 school year

COM 513 Fieldwork Research Methods | Autumn 2015 | Matthew Powers | syllabus

SOC555/JSIS 595/LAW B 554 Qualitative Case-Based Research Methods | Winter 2016 | Steven Pfaff | syllabus

JSIS 578 Qualitative Data Analysis | Winter 2016 | Sara Curran | syllabus

ANTH 519/GH 538 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Anthropology and Public Health | Spring 2016 | James Pfeiffer | syllabus (from past class)

AIS 501/GWSS 510 Documentary Research Methods for the Social Sciences and Humanities | Spring 2016 | Daniel Hart and Luana Ross | syllabus (from past class) | flyer (for current class)

 

*Students who are not in the Sociology department need prior approval of the professor teaching the given class to register for advanced Sociology courses. For questions about the process, contact Val Petrova, petrova@uw.edu.

**This course fills up quickly. Students interested in taking it are encouraged to contact the professor in advance.

***Students who are not in the Anthropology department must contact the professor for this course in advance.

****This course has a prerequisite, POLS/CS&SS 510, Maximum Likelihood Methods for the Social Sciences; if requesting to register for POLS 504 without this prerequisite, students need to email the instructor in advance and list already completed methodology training.