APSA's Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Section

The Organized Section on Qualitative and Multi-Method Research seeks to promote research and training focused on the several branches of methodology associated with the qualitative tradition, broadly defined. The section also strives for an integrated understanding of these diverse methods and of their relationship to other branches of methodology, including quantitative methods.


President (2019-2021) 
Jason Seawright            
Northwestern University              
j-seawright@northwestern.edu

Vice-President (2019-2021) 
Erica Simmons            
University of Wisconsin-Madison
essimmons@wisc.edu

President-Elect (2019-2021) 
Alan Jacobs          
University of British Columbia
alan.jacobs@ubc.ca

Secretary-Treasurer (2018-2021)
Colin Elman
Syracuse University
celman@syr.edu 

QMMR Editor 
Jennifer Cyr
University of Arizona
jmcyr@email.arizona.edu

Executive Committee Members:
Sara Goodman, University of California Irvine (2019-2021)
Joe Soss, University of Minnesota (2019-2021)
Layna Mosley, Princeton University (2020-2022)
Marcus Kurtz, Ohio State University (2020-2022)

2021 Nominating Committee Members:
Taylor Boas, Boston University
Jennifer Bussell, UC Berkeley
Hillel Soifer, Temple University

2021 Division Chair 
Jody LaPorte, University of Oxford (jody.laporte@lincoln.ox.ac.uk)
Jessica Rich, Marquette University (jessica.rich@marquette.edu)