Course: ANTH 696B. Proposal and Grant-Writing (2)
Prerequisites: Classified status; Successful completion of ANTH 696A. This seminar instructs students on developing and implementing research design, preparing them to write research and grant proposals. Students will analyze successful research and grant proposals, study how research is conceptualized within each genre and subfield and practice writing effective proposals. Topics addressed include identifying researchable questions, the relationship between theory and method, designing an effective fieldwork plan, assembling a thesis committee, research ethics, IRB protocols, sources for research funding, budgeting, research proposal evaluation criteria, the peer-review process, strategies for writing and presenting research findings and methodological topics of interest to seminar participants. Students are expected to complete a proposal for their M.A. research.