2014 Research Methods Workshop

The City’s Built Environment

Visual Evidence
Hannah Bennett, Architecture Librarian, Architecture Library

Internal City Structure
Stephen Redding, Professor in Economics, Economics Department and Woodrow Wilson School

Urban Infrastructure and Environment
Ted Segal and Colby Fisher, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Normative Approaches to Urban Planning and Architecture: the Contribution of Political Theory
Jan-Werner Müeller, Department of Politics


Urban Institutions and their Records

Princeton University Archives and Public Policy Papers
Dan Linke, Mudd Manuscript Library

Historical City Newspapers, Databases & Primary Sources
Elizabeth Bennett, Firestone Library

Political and Economic Data
Bobray Bordelon, Firestone Library

Demographic Resources
Elana Broch, Stokes Library


Inhabiting the City

Eric Avila, Department of History, UCLA through Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities

Rachael Ferguson, Department of Sociology

Quantitative Data and Statistics
Jonathan Tannen, Woodrow Wilson School and Office of Population Research

Towards a Theoretically Informed Ethnography
Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Department of Sociology


Please feel free to contact any of our expert library staff and faculty presenters above for guidance.

The Urban Studies Research Methods Workshop will be offered each Fall semester after Fall break to all Princeton University undergraduate and graduate students to assist them in their research.