SWMMR was co-founded in 2015 by four women assistant professors and graduates of the Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Methods Research (IQMR) who share a dedication to methodological pluralism and the appropriate use of both qualitative and quantitative methods for deriving theories and testing hypotheses. 

Current Leadership

Marissa Brookes (co-founder)
University of California, Riverside
Sara Niedzwiecki (co-founder)
University of California, Santa Cruz
Jennifer Cyr (co – founder)
University of Arizona
Nicolas Weller
University of California, Riverside

Past Leadership

Kendra Koivu (co-founder)

University of New Mexico


Past Participants

from 2015 – 2019