Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

QUAL Speaker Series: Ethics and Data Transparency in Applied Social Science Research and Publishing

Posted: 10/6/2016 (Local Events)

This talk will provide guidance and raise issues related to ethics and data transparency in conducting applied social science research. It will relate these themes to publishing this research in academic presses, focusing on emerging transparency and replicability guidelines for quantitative, experimental, and qualitative data sources.

James D. Long is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington and an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. He is a faculty affiliate at the University of Washington’s Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences (CSSS), Technology and Social Change Group (TASCHA), Near and Middle East Studies Program, and UC-Berkeley’s Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA).

James mixes quantitative, experimental, and qualitative field research methods, including household surveys, exit polls, field experiments, randomized control trials/impact evaluation, election forensics, and ethnography. His research has been funded by the US Agency for International Development, National Science Foundation, Qualcomm, UCSD, Democracy International, Development and Conflict Research, USIP, and Fulbright.

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Date: 10/12/2016

Time: 12:30-1:20 PM PST

Location: University of Washington, Thomson Hall 317