International Visual Sociology Association Awards

The International Visual Sociology Association is calling for nominations for visual sociology, visual methodology, and anti-colonial and anti-racism awards. The nominations deadline is MAY 16, 2022. Awards include: VISUAL SOCIOLOGY Awards (Rieger) VISUAL METHODOLOGY Award (Prosser) ANTI-COLONIAL and ANTI-RACISM Awards (ACAR) RIEGER Awards ($1000): for outstanding work in visual sociology by graduate students PROSSER Award … Continue reading International Visual Sociology Association Awards

Undergraduate Research Teams and Collecting Qualitative Data: Some Considerations

This week’s guest blogpost is by Dr. Alisa Smith, who is a Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Smith examines the misdemeanor courts, case processing, and legal consciousness on decision-making. In this blog post, Dr. Smith discusses the benefits of developing a research team of undergraduate students to conduct large-scale … Continue reading Undergraduate Research Teams and Collecting Qualitative Data: Some Considerations

What’s new in qualitative interviewing?

The first journalistic interviews were conducted in the early part of the 19th century. By the early 1900s, researchers had taken up interviews as a method and were asking questions of people using lengthy surveys. Over the past century, interviews have become one of the most widely used research methods in social sciences research across … Continue reading What’s new in qualitative interviewing?

Virtual conference: MAXQDA

The creators of MAXQDA are hosting a free virtual conference MAXDAYS22 taking place on 23rd and 24th of March. Follow this link to register: In more than 30 spotlight sessions, MAXDAYS will offer you the opportunity to learn more about the most important features of MAXQDA for your qualitative and mixed methods research and … Continue reading Virtual conference: MAXQDA

Invitation to Student Editorial Board

The editors of The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Participatory Inquiry in Transnational Research Contexts, to be published in 2023, welcome volunteers to their Student Editorial Board. If you are interested in gaining more experience reviewing manuscripts, please email Dr. Meagan Call-Cummings ( for more information.  As a member of the Student Editorial Board, you would be … Continue reading Invitation to Student Editorial Board