Wayne Babchuk


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Wayne Babchuk

Associate Professor of Practice

Ph.D., COMMUNITY AND HUMAN RESOURCES, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN, 1997
M.A., ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN, 1991
M.A., ANTHROPOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN, 1982
B.S., EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN, 1978

Philosophy Statement:

In the area of research methodology, I specialize in the history, epistemology, application, and instruction of qualitative research across disciplines, research ethics, grounded theory, ethnography, and grounded ethnography. With a broad and diverse background in both education and the social sciences, I strive to bring a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to all aspects of teaching, research, and service.


Courses Taught

  • EDPS 800 – Foundations of Educational Research
  • EDPS 900K – Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research
  • EDPS 935 – Seminar in Qualitative Research
  • ANTH 473/873 – Ecological Anthropology
  • ANTH 482/882 – Research Methods in Anthropology
  • ANTH 895 – Internship in Anthropology
  • ANTH 110 – Introduction to Anthropology
  • ANTH 474/874 – Applied and Development Anthropology
  • ANTH 895 – Internship in Anthropology
  • SOCI 217 – Nationality and Race Relations
  • SOCI 355 – Theory and Intensive Writing

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Certificate of Recognition for Contribution to Students. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Parents Association and University of Nebraska Teaching Council2003. Chancellor’s Award for Best Academic and Entertainment Program, Nebraska International Multicultural Exchange Conference (NIMEC). University of Nebraska-Lincoln2000. Outstanding Contribution to the Status of People of Color Award, People of Color in Predominantly White Institutions conference. Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of People of Color. University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Experience
Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Psychology and the Department of Anthropology, University of Nebraska-LincolnProject Director, Minority Health Disparities Research Study, Survey, Statistics, and Psychometrics, University of Nebraska-LincolnLecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska-LincolnResearch Associate, Kalahari Peoples Fund, University of Texas, AustinProgram Director, Department of Academic Conferences and Professional Programs, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Memberships
AAA, American Anthropological AssociationSfAA, Society for Applied AnthropologyHuman Behavior and Evolution Society