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Sebastian Karcher

Sebastian Karcher

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346H Eggers Hall

Sebastian Karcher

Director, Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry

Director, Qualitative Data Repository

Research Associate Professor, Political Science Department

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2014

Research Grant Awards and Projects

"Mapping Open Science through the Journal Editors Discussion Interface:_EAGER", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

"Data Services for Indigenous Scholarship", Sponsored by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

"Qualitative Data Repository 2021-2024", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

"Curating QDAS Research Objects for Exchange and Reuse", Sponsored by Institute of Museum & Library Services.

"Balancing Openness and Protection in Research with Human Participants: Characterizing and Communicating Risk and Response with a Data Profile Tool (DataPro)", Sponsored by CUSE Grants - Good to Great Grant.

"Support for Institutes and Research Groups on Qualitative and Multi-Method Research: 2021 - 2023", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

"Teaching with Data: Understanding the Instruction of Qualitative Research Methods in the Social, Education, and Health Sciences", Sponsored by CUSE Grants - Seed Grant.

"Collaborative Research: Encouraging Open Law and Science", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

"Privacy Interoperability", Sponsored by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

"Qualitative Data Repository 2018 - 2021", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

Selected Publications

Presentations and Events


Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

The Ohio State University

TU Delft

UC Merced