Several members of the Trinity community provide support to faculty and students on teaching, learning, and research in the social sciences.
Daniel Douglas, Visiting Assistant Professor – Social Science Research Methods
Office: Seabury Hall N-033
Visit Daniel’s Faculty Profile page
Contact Daniel Douglas for assistance with operationalizing your research questions, finding appropriate data, and refining your methods of analysis. Also, faculty may contact him to help them plan a specific workshop for their class.
Contact Rob Walsh for assistance with refining your research question, locating appropriate data (such as the US Census) and searching literature databases in the social sciences. Also, faculty may contact him to help them plan a specific workshop for their class.
In addition to general instructional technology support, contact David Tatem for assistance with software tools to conduct surveys (such as Qualtrics), statistical analysis (such as SPSS and STATA), mapping, and timelines. Also, faculty may contact him to help them plan a specific workshop for their class.
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Mary Mahoney, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities
Office: LITC 167
Faculty may contact Mary Mahoney to discuss strategies for designing and creating scholarly research with digital tools.
Megan Brown, Director of the Liberal Arts Action Lab
Office: MECC 283, then 10 Constitution Plaza
See Megan’s Faculty Profile page and the Action Lab website
Faculty may contact Megan Brown to consult about social science research with Hartford community organizations, or becoming a faculty fellow on an Action Lab research team project.
Megan Hartline, Associate Director of Community Learning
Office: Williams Memorial 133
See Megan’s Faculty Profile page and the Community Learning website
Faculty may contact Megan Hartline to help them plan a Community Learning component for their course, to promote reciprocal partnerships and perspective-taking relationships with people in Hartford.
Kristin Magendantz, Director of Faculty Grants and Sponsored Research
Office: Trinity Commons 105
See Faculty Grants + Sponsored Research page
Faculty may contact Kristin Magendantz for assistance in securing external funding and submitting faculty-initiated grant proposals.
Faculty may contact Carol Darr with questions about Trinity’s ethical review process for research involving living human participants. Also, they may contact the IRB Faculty Chair (Jack Dougherty, Fall 2017, Kari Theurer, Spring 2018) to help plan an informational workshop for their class.
Faculty may contact Chuck Powell for assistance with refining your research and assessment questions, managing and transforming databases and datasets, or using software packages such as Qualtrics, R, and SPSS. Also, faculty may contact him to help them plan a specific workshop for their class.