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A Geographer, a Sociologist, and a Historian Walk into a …: Comparing Approaches to Research
October 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Each academic discipline takes a different approach to what is considered appropriate research methods, what counts as data, and how to conduct and report research findings. Join us for a roundtable discussion to learn about how a Geographer, a Sociologist turned Political Scientist, and a Historian think about these issues and the advice they have to offer students at all stages of their research projects. Bring your questions about fieldwork, data-theory connections, interviews, data sets, surveys, etc.
Banu Gokariksel, Professor, Geography and Chair, Global Studies
Robert Jenkins, Teaching Professor, Political Science
Uffe Bergeton, Associate Professor, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Moderator: Erica Johnson, Teaching Professor, Global Studies
Snacks and coffee will be provided.