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Dr. Karen Barkey, a sociologist joining UC Berkeley in Fall 2016, directs the Shared Sacred Sites initiative, which uses digital humanities methods to present information about sacred sites that are shared by different religious communities.
Social science researchers are increasingly enlisting computer-driven textual analysis, or text mining, to support their research. This article provides an overview of the key steps required for this kind of analysis.