Social Science Support at Trinity College

​Several members of the Trinity community provide support to faculty and students on teaching, learning, and research in the social sciences.

Rob WalshRob Walsh, Social Sciences Librarian
Email: Robert.Walsh@trincoll.edu
Office: LITC Room A31
Phone: 860-297-2246
See Profile page (http://courseguides.trincoll.edu/rob) to view course guides or book an appointment

Contact Rob Walsh for assistance with refining your research question, locating appropriate data (such as the US Census) and searching literature databases in the social sciences. Also, faculty may contact him to help them plan a specific workshop for their class.


Dave TatemDavid Tatem, Instructional Technologist for Social Sciences
Email: David.Tatem@trincoll.edu
Office: LITC 110
Phone:    (860) 297-2124
See Profile page (http://commons.trincoll.edu/trinedtech/david-tatem/) to view posts or book an appointment

In addition to general instructional technology support, contact David Tatem for assistance with software tools to conduct surveys (such as Qualtrics), statistical analysis (such as SPSS and STATA), mapping, and timelines. Also, faculty may contact him to help them plan a specific workshop for their class.


Christina BoylesChristina Boyles, Digital Scholarship Coordinator
Email: Christina.Boyles@trincoll.edu
Office: LITC
Phone 860-297-2454

Faculty may contact Christina Boyles to discuss strategies for designing and creating scholarly research with digital tools.


Megan BrownMegan Brown, Director of the Liberal Arts Action Lab
Email: Megan.Brown@trincoll.edu
Office: MECC 283, then 10 Constitution Plaza
Phone: 860-297-2556
See Profile page (http://internet2.trincoll.edu/facProfiles/Default.aspx?fid=1480504) and the Action Lab website (http://commons.trincoll.edu/action-lab)

Faculty may contact Megan Brown to consult about social science research with Hartford community organizations, or becoming a faculty fellow on an Action Lab research team project.


Megan HartlineMegan Hartline, Associate Director of Community Learning
Email: Megan.Hartline@trincoll.edu
Office: Williams Memorial 133
Phone: 860-297-2583
See Profile page (http://internet2.trincoll.edu/facProfiles/Default.aspx?fid=1480455) and the Community Learning website (http://commons.trincoll.edu/cli)

Faculty may contact Megan Hartline to help them plan a Community Learning component for their course, to promote reciprocal partnerships and perspective-taking relationships with people in Hartford. 


Kristin MagendantzKristin Magendantz, Director of Faculty Grants and Sponsored Research
Email: Kristin.Magendantz@trincoll.edu
Office: Trinity Commons 105
Phone: 860-297-5347
See Faculty Grants + Sponsored Research page (http://www.trincoll.edu/Academics/dean/research/)

Faculty may contact Kristin Magendantz for assistance in securing external funding and submitting faculty-initiated grant proposals. 


Carol DarrCarol Darr, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Administrator
Email: Carolyn.Darr@trincoll.edu or irb@trincoll.edu
Office: Trinity Commons 115
Phone: (860) 297-2339
See Trinity IRB page (http://commons.trincoll.edu/irb)

Faculty may contact Carol Darr with questions about Trinity’s ethical review process for research involving living human participants. Also, they may contact the IRB Faculty Chair (Jack Dougherty, Fall 2017, Kari Theurer, Spring 2018) to help plan an informational workshop for their class. 


Chuck PowellChuck Powell, Director of Academic Assessment
Email: Chuck.Powell@trincoll.edu
Office: LITC 346
Phone: 860-297-4114

Faculty may contact Chuck Powell for assistance with refining your research and assessment questions, managing and transforming databases and datasets, or using software packages such as Qualtrics, R, and SPSS. Also, faculty may contact him to help them plan a specific workshop for their class.