Engineering Education Research Briefs

METHODS with Dr. James Huff, Harding University

April 1, 2019

Dr. James Huff discusses his use of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (or IPA). James is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Education at Harding University.

This episode was hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.


Huff, J.L., Smith, J.A., Jesiek, B.K., Zoltowski, C.B., & Oakes, W.C. (2018). Identity in engineering adulthood: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of early-career engineers in the United States as transition to the workplace. Emerging Adulthood, 1-17. DOI: 10.1177/2167696818780444

Kirn, A., Huff, J.L., Godwin, A., Ross, M. & Cass, C. (2019). Exploring tensions of using interpretative phenomenological analysis in a domain with conflicting cultural practices. Qualitative Research in Psychology, DOI:10.1080/14780887.2018.1563270

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