1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Courses

ANTH 2040: HOW TO DO ETHNOGRAPHIC FIELD RESEARCH
3.0
Principles of Social Analysis Area Requirement

How do you study people outside researcher-created contexts like labs and surveys, in the regular activities and settings of their own lives? This course introduces students to the theory, ethics, practice, and applications of ethnographic field research, or “fieldwork,” which is valued in diverse fields like public health, development, design, planning, management, marketing, and education.