Sebastian Karcher BITSS CatalystPolitical Science

Sebastian Karcher is the Associate Director of the Qualitative Data Repository at Syracuse University. His main research interests are in qualitative data management and the integration of data tools into scholarly workflows to foster transparent research practices. He is an active contributor to several scholarly open source projects, including Zotero and the Citation Style Language, as well as a founding editor of the emerging Author Carpentry series of lessons. He is a member of the Force 11 Data Citation Implementation Pilot working group and serves on DataCite’s Services Steering Group.

Sebastian’s work has appeared in social science journals such as International Studies Quarterly and Socio-economic Review, as well as information studies journals such as the IFLA Journal. He holds a PhD in political science from Northwestern University.