PPM 502: Research Design

This course is available to Evans PhD students and to other students by permission from the instructor

Provides a rigorous foundation for interdisciplinary research design. Introduces iconic types of theory (predictive, interpretive, and explanatory) and the philosophical foundations underlying these. Reviews a range of methodological approaches to research: experimental and quasi-experimental, ethnographic, comparative case-study, statistical, meta-analytic, simulations, and triangulation.

Current and Past Course Instructors

  • Ann Bostrom

    Weyerhaeuser Endowed Professor in Environmental Policy