A vibrant conversation is underway about how research data should be curated, managed, and shared. While these were not initially prominent questions in qualitative social science traditions, more recently, discussions have ensued across a wide range of scholarly contexts.
Diana Kapiszewski is associate professor of government at Georgetown University. Her research interests include public law, comparative politics, and research methods. She has several ongoing research projects on comparative law and politics. In the area of research methods, Kapiszewski serves as Deputy Director of the Qualitative Data Repository, is co-editor of the Cambridge University Press Methods for Social Inquiry book series, and in 2013 was awarded the American Political Science Association (APSA) Qualitative and Multi-Method Research section's Mid-Career Achievement Award.