Our faculty specialize in a number of quantitative and qualitative methods that can assist with a range of social science research projects!

Data Collection

  • Survey methods and design
  • Qualitative interviewing and ethnography
  • Participant observation
  • Use of secondary data sources (U.S. Census, public opinion data, etc.)

Data Analysis

  • Statistical analysis
  • Text analysis, including content analysis and thematic coding
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis


  • Participatory action research
  • Community-based research

Applied Research

  • Program evaluation
  • Grant writing
  • Report writing
  • Topical consulting