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Intersectional research is a theoretical framework and strategy that begins with the experiences of marginalized groups and examines the interconnected structures of power that affect individual and group identities and choices. This approach promotes social justice and social change by linking research and practice.

The application for the 2018 Intersectional Qualitative Research Methods Institute is now open!

The application deadline is January 16, 2018. Please be sure to review the FAQs page prior to starting the application. You can complete the online application through this link.

Application Preparation

As part of the application form, you should be prepared to upload the following two documents in PDF format: a) a current copy of your CV; and b) a letter of support on official letterhead from the department Chairperson, or Dean of the school or college of your academic appointment. The file names for these documents should start with your name first. For example, “JaneSmithCV” or “JaneSmithLetterofSupport.”

In addition, you will be asked to submit a short bio (150 words or less) and answer the following question in a text box: Please describe one completed research project that has collected qualitative or mixed methods data, including interviews, focus groups, photovoice, or observation data, in 500 words or less. The description must include: 1) the intersectional research purpose and sample data available to analyze at IQRMI; and 2) an explanation of how IQRMI can be useful in helping you to employ preliminary data analysis for publication in a peer-reviewed journal or for a grant submission. What additional practical and theoretical skills are you seeking?