Cora Maas Award

2015 - 1st - Marie-Hélène Paré

Marie-Hélène Paré, for the course Qualitative Data Analysis: Concepts and Approaches

Marie-Hélène Paré is an eLearning consultant who lectures program evaluation in the Master in Health Social Work at the Open University of Catalonia, and a freelance lecturer, consultant, and trainer in qualitative data analysis. She was educated in Quebec, Beirut and Oxford where she read social work. She taught social work at St-Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon, and has lectured on qualitative data analysis in more than forty universities and research centres worldwide. Her methodological interests lie in qualitative data analysis, qualitative evidence synthesis, emancipatory social sciences, indigenous epistemologies, and participatory methodologies.


2014 - Dvora Yanow

Dvora Yanow, for the course Issues in Political, Policy and Organizational Ethnography

Dvora Yanow is a policy/political and organisational ethnographer and interpretive methodologist. Her research and teaching are shaped by an overall interest in the generation and communication of knowing and meaning in organisational and policy settings. Current research topics include practice studies, research regulation (ethics board) policies, built space/place analysis, science/technology museums and the idea of science, and state-created categories for race-ethnic identity, immigrant integration policies and citizen-making practices. Her most recent book, Interpretive Research Design: Concepts and Processes (Routledge 2012), with Peregrine Schwartz-Shea, is the first volume in their co-edited Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods; and the second edition of their co-edited Interpretation and Method: Empirical Research Methods and the Interpretive Turn has recently appeared (ME Sharpe 2013).


2013 - Jochen Mayerl

Jochen Mayerl, for the course "Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling"

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Jochen Mayerl is researcher and lecturer in empirical methods of Social Sciences at University of Kaiserslautern (Germany) where he teaches research methods and statistics for the Social Sciences. His main research interests in methodology are new developments and applications in structural equation modelling, response effects in surveys, and response latency measurement in computer assisted surveys. He published in the field of methodology as well as sociological theory (attitude-behaviour research, bounded rationality, framing) and substantial research (e.g. donation behaviour, environmental concern, ethnocentrism, political attitudes).


2012 - Dvora Yanow

Dvora Yanow (Instructor) for the course “Issues in Political, Policy and Organisational Ethnography”

Dvora Yanow, Visiting Professor in Wageningen University’s Faculty of Social Sciences, Communication, Philosophy, and Technology Department, is a policy/political and organisational ethnographer and interpretive methodologist whose research and teaching are shaped by an overall interest in questions of knowing/learning and the communication of meaning in organisational and policy settings. Research topics include state-created categories for race-ethnic identity, immigrant integration policies and citizen-making practices, research regulation (IRB) policies, practice theory and the life cycle, science/technology museums and the idea of science, and built space/place analysis. Her most recent book is Interpretive Research Design: Concepts and Processes (Routledge 2012), with Peregrine Schwartz-Shea, with whom she co-edits the Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods. Constructing “Race” and “Ethnicity” in America: Category-making in Public Policy and Administration (ME Sharpe 2003) won the 2007 Herbert A. Simon Book Award from the American Political Science Association and the 2004 Best Book Award from the American Society for Public Administration.


2011 - Janez Stare, Maja Pohar Perme

Janez Stare (Instructor) and Maja Pohar Perme (Teaching Assistant) for the course “Survival Analysis and Event History Analysis”

Janez Stare

Maja Pohar Perme is an assistant professor of statistics at the Institute for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her research is focused on survival and event history analysis. She teaches both medical students as well as the students of statistics.


2010 - Maja Pohar Perme, Peter Buisseret

Peter Buisseret and Maja Pohar Perme (Teaching Assistants)

Peter Buisseret

Maja Pohar Perme is an assistant professor of statistics at the Institute for Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her research is focused on survival and event history analysis. She teaches both medical students as well as the students of statistics.


 

"...the good of man must be the objective of the science of politics" - Aristotle


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