Emily Namey, qualitative research methodologist
Workshop Session title: An overview of matrix-based qualitative analysis
Emily is a qualitative research methodologist serving as Associate Director/Associate Scientist in FHI 360's Behavioral, Epidemiological, and Clinical Sciences division in the Global Health, Population, and Nutrition unit. She brings to these roles 20 years’ experience designing and implementing mixed methods research and evaluations. Her work focuses on health and development, both internationally and domestically, with research on issues including infectious disease (HIV, malaria, polio, TB), maternal and reproductive health, bioethics, economic strengthening, and child protection. Across these areas, she has a specific interest in improving the evidence base for qualitative research methodology. She has conducted over 300 interviews and more than 100 focus groups and has lent her expertise to the design and implementation of capacity strengthening trainings in more than a dozen countries. Emily has also co-authored or -edited several methods textbooks. She received her MA in Applied Anthropology from Northern Arizona University.