Applied Research/Consulting

Applied Research Competencies

  • Participatory Action Research
  • Deliberative/Communicative Action
  • Qualitative Methods: participant observation, cultural mapping, interviewing, time-use analysis, focus groups…
  • Quantitative Methods: survey, descriptive and inferential statistical analysis, social network analysis (SNA)

Domains of Expertise

  • Community Development
  • Organizational Culture and Change
  • Strategic Project/Program Planning and Management
  • Program/Project Assessment
  • Assessment and Design of Built Space
  • User Experience
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Public Sector (including municipal institutions, community organizations, public safety, education)

Selected Projects


Eureka Police Department Unsheltered Homeless Assessment (2019/2020): Assessment of homelessness in Eureka, CA. Quantitative research, analysis, and presentation to inform city council and serve as a foundation for improved services and community outreach.

Eureka Police Department Community Policing Assessment (2021-2022): This project examines Eureka Police Department (EPD) community relations by studying public perceptions and experiences of the department’s community engagement, neighborhood crime, and quality of life conditions. The aim of the study is to provide grounded insights that can assist EPD in understanding and meeting community members’ “needs, feelings, and concerns.”

For inquiries regarding applied research and consulting, or general questions, please complete the form below or email me directly at  I welcome the opportunity to work collaboratively with community organizations and businesses.

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