Course Details

POSC 392: Political Economy & Ecology of Southeast Asia: Field Research Experiences and Methods

This course provides a comparative field research experiences for students. Students will carry out a project involving a combination of research techniques including questionnaires, interviews, and participant observation. Students will learn to develop quantitative reasoning and qualitative analyses based on field experiences. Students will write a short paper reflecting on their experience doing field research and present their findings to the class. An alternative assignment is to write a descriptive paper for a global audience to be published on Wikipedia.
6 credits; NE; Offered Winter 2020; T. Myint