Short Bio

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Sebastian Karcher is the Associate Director of the Qualitative Data Repository and Research Assistant Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University. His main interests are in research transparency, management and curation of qualitative data, and the integration of technology into scholarly workflows. He is an active contributor to several scholarly open source projects, including Zotero and the Citation Style Language, and has taught widely on digital technology and data management. Sebastian’s work has been published widely in social science journals such as International Studies Quarterly and Socio-Economic Review as well as information science journals such as Nature Scientific Data and Data Science Journal. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Sloan Foundation.