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Research Fellow

Philip Adu, PhD

Dr. Philip Adu is the founder and methodology expert at the Center for Research Methods Consulting, LLC. He has provided research methodology services to clients for over 10 years and has facilitated hundreds of workshops with graduate students, program evaluators, faculty members, and practitioners. He is also a contributing faculty at Walden University. Dr. Adu completed his Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Education at West Virginia University. He has extensive knowledge and skills in conducting research (especially qualitative research) and designing and teaching research method courses. He has great expertise in using qualitative data analysis software (QDAS) to conduct qualitative analyses. Dr. Adu is the author of A Step-by-Step Guide to Qualitative Data Coding. He is also a co-author of the books, The Theoretical Framework in Phenomenological Research: Development and Application  and Dissertation Research Methods: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Up Your Research in the Social Sciences.