Tuesday3Mar 2020

Hide Behind the Engine Block: Researching in Dangerous Environments

Wilkinson College Graduate Student Workshop

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:00 p.m. - 9:50 p.m. PST
2020-03-03 19:00 2020-03-03 21:50 America/Los_Angeles Hide Behind the Engine Block: Researching in Dangerous Environments Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall 121 Allison DeVries devries@chapman.edu

RSVP is required

Graduate Students can enroll in this workshop through my.chapman.edu. Course number is GUS 530.

Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall 121

Staff, Faculty, Students, and Alumni

are invited to attend.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | 7-9:50 PM

Hide Behind the Engine Block: Researching in Dangerous Environments

Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall 121

 

Drawing from personal experience, Professors Murphy and Zoellner will discuss best practices on researching in dangerous environments.

 

Crystal Murphy, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Dr. Murphy's research focuses on conflict and post-conflict development, political economy and sustainability topics, and advocates qualitative methods for policy-oriented scholarship. She has worked for and carried out research with NGOs, UN agencies and financial institutions in East Africa. Her recent projects explore micro-credit and cash transfer programs in South Sudan. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Zoellner, Professor, Department of English

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Tom Zoellner is the author of five nonfiction books, including Train. He is the co-author of the New York Times bestselling book An Ordinary Man, and his book Uranium won the 2011 Science Writing Award from The American Institute of Physics. Tom has worked as a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle and The Arizona Republic, and as a contributing editor for Men’s Health magazine. He is now an associate professor of English at Chapman University and the politics editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books. Tom is a founding member of the journalism collective Deca and a teacher in the OpEd Project. Tom has received residencies from the Mesa Refuge, The Millay Colony for the Arts, the Corporation at Yaddo, and a Lannan Foundation Residency Fellowship


 

 

You can contact the event organizer, Allison DeVries at devries@chapman.edu or (714) 997-6752.

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