Qualitative Research Core

Qualitative Research Core

Core director: David Schlundt, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt University

The Qualitative Research Core offers consultative services to support investigators planning to conduct qualitative studies. Assistance is available for design, implementation and analysis.

Core services include: 

  • Assistance with qualitative analysis i.e. cluster analysis, sequential analysis, discourse analysis, and media analysis, content analysis, taxonomic analysis and archival/historical analysis
  • Consults on developing focus group protocols
  • Training sessions on coding qualitative data
  • Developing interview protocols for in-depth interviews and semi-structured interviews
  • Training and information sessions on Photovoice
  • Consults on qualitative research design
  • Transcription services
  • Training for focus group moderators and interviewers
  • Naturalistic behavioral observation
  • Web-based collection of qualitative data
  • Collection of process evaluation data

For additional questions about this Core please contact: Kemberlee Bonnet, MA, kemberlee.bonnet@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-3207.