Transcripts from interviews and focus groups, along with related materials are available in the Qualitative Data Repository (https://qdr.syr.edu/) for the following projects. No paid or institutional repository membership is required, but users must create a free account to access materials.
These materials are from four of the projects conducted by the Translational Research Group, a multidisciplinary team of researchers at Marine Corps University, led by anthropologist, Kerry Fosher from 2010 to 2020. More detailed information about each project is available at the links below.
Marine Corps Organizational Culture Project (https://doi.org/10.5064/F6K4IVEP): Transcripts of interviews and focus groups, as well as applied reports from a project focused on Marine experiences of gender bias, leadership, and cohesion. Reports and project materials are publicly available. Access to data requires an IRB approved protocol. See also related article by the research team, “Translational Research in a Military Organization: The Marine Corps Organizational Culture Research Project” in Annals of Anthropological Practice, May 2020 (https://doi.org/10.1111/napa.12130).
Marine Corps Resilience Project (https://doi.org/10.5064/F6NON328): Transcripts of interviews, applied reports, and annotated bibliographies from a project focused on Marine experiences of stress and resilience. All data and other materials are publicly available. See also related article by lead researchers Frank Tortorello and William Marcellino, “I Don’t Think I Would Have Recovered: A Personal and Sociocultural Study of Resilience among US Marines” in Armed Forces and Society, July 2015 (https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0095327X14536709).
Ebola 100 Project (https://doi.org/10.5064/F68PQFS8): Transcripts of interviews with U.S. military personnel about their experiences with the response to the 2014-2015 outbreak of ebola in West Africa as well as other project materials. Interviews were conducted to contribute to the larger Ebola 100 Project (https://ebola100project.net/). Access to data requires an IRB approved protocol. Other materials are publicly available. See also related article by lead researcher Kristin Post, “The Ebola 100 Project: A Flexible Approach to Collaborative Research” in Practicing Anthropology, Winter 2019 (https://doi.org/10.17730/0888-45188.8.131.52).
Marine Corps Enlisted Education Project (https://doi.org/10.5064/F6AHDRFQ). Transcripts of interviews and an applied report from a project focused on the Marine Corps experiment in supporting enlisted Marines to obtain advanced degrees. Data and other materials are publicly available.