This intersects with my own research interests. More research is certainly needed in this area. Kudos to these scholars!
Friday, March 24 (9:30 am–11:15 am)
When Tragedy Strikes: Preparing Researchers for Unexpected Trauma During Fieldwork
Content Area: Research/Research Methodology
TESOL research methods courses often fail to prepare graduate students and supervisors for the unexpected in qualitative fieldwork. Panelists from around the world share their experiences facing fieldwork trauma and offer insights into how their tragic experiences can help graduate students, faculty, and supervisors become more informed researchers in TESOL.
Robert Kohls, San Francisco State University, USA
Peter De Costa, Michigan State University, USA
Christine Pearson Casanave, Temple University Japan, USA
Mario López Gopar, Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca, Mexico
Sreemali Herath, Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Marlon Valencia, University of Toronto, Canada