Qualitative Research & Applied Anthropology

FLMA's principals are fully versed in applied anthropological perspectives and practice, and are members of the Society for Applied Anthropology.

FLMA's client-based approach stresses collaboration, as well as outcome and conduct.  FLMA's goal is to help you make, or assist in making, sound, democratic, and well-considered public policy.

FLMA offers a range of applied anthropological services, including:
  • Conflict resolution & process facilitation particularly within minority communities.
  • Rapid Assessments
  • Needs Assessments
  • Program Evaluations using qualitative and quantitative methodologies
  • Public policy "feasibility" studies, particularly  in relation to community development and affordable housing policy
  • Policy Analysis
  • Training in cross-cultural communication and consensus building.
  • Social Impact Assessments
  • Advocacy Anthropology
  • Focus Groups
  • Group Interviewing
  • Participatory Action Research