Ray Lee, Royal Holloway, University of London
Nigel Fielding, University of Surrey

Raymond M. Lee is Reader in Social Research Methods in the Department of Social Policy and Social Science, Royal Holloway University of London. His research interests include research methodology, the sociology of religion and the sociology of labour markets. His specific methodological interests include the problems and issues which surround research on 'sensitive' topics, and the impact of new technologies on the research process. His books on methodology include Doing Research on Sensitive Topics and Dangerous Fieldwork. In addition, he has edited Using Computers in Qualitative Research (with Nigel Fielding), Researching Sensitive Topics (with Claire Renzetti) and Information Technology for the Social Scientist.

Nigel Fielding is Professor of Sociology at the University of Surrey and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Human Studies. He is co-editor of the Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, and co-editor (with Ray Lee) of the Sage Series on Social Science Computing. His research interests are in qualitative methods and criminal justice, especially policing.

Ray Lee and Nigel Fielding co-direct CAQDAS.

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