James M. deLeón Salvo

James M. deLeón Salvo

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Education Evaluation & Research

salvo@wayne.edu, hb7532@wayne.edu

Office Hours: By appointment.

321 Education Bldg.

James M. deLeón Salvo

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Communications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A., English, Purdue University Calumet


  • Qualitative research methodology


James M. deLeón Salvo’s research interests are in qualitative methods, ethics, theory, and diaspora studies. He the associate editor of Qualitative InquiryCultural Studies ⇔ Critical Methodologies, and the International Review of Qualitative Research. He co-edits a book series on Myers Education Press with Norman K. Denzin, which has included volumes on Indigenous inquiry, arts-based research, theory, and performance. He also edits the Developing Traditions in Qualitative Inquiry book series on Routledge with Jasmine B. Ulmer.

He is a founding editor of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods. His most recent books are Reading Autoethnography: Reflections on Justice & Love (Routledge, 2020) and Writing & Unrecognized Academic Labor: The Rejected Manuscript (Routledge, 2021).

Courses taught

  • EER 7870: Qualitative Research 1: Introduction 
  • EER 8520: Qualitative Research 2: Design and Data Collection
  • EER 8530: Qualitative Research 3: Data Analysis and Reporting
  • EER 8560: Advanced Qualitative Inquiry: Innovations in Practice

Area of Expertise

  • Communications
  • Qualitative Research
  • Academic Publishing

Research Interests

  • Qualitative Research
  • Ethics
  • Theory & Research Methodology
  • Diaspora Studies

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