Research and Scholarship

The Center for the Study of Narrative (CSN) promotes and supports student and faculty research that is narrative in focus. We seek collaborators who have a personal interest in and compassion for particular populations. We’ve conducted interviews with a wide range of subjects and groups such as veterans, seniors, addiction, victims of domestic violence, youth who have suffered the loss of a parent, homeless youth, and cancer survivors.

Within a research setting, the interview process involves protecting the anonymity of participants according to the policies of Mercer’s Institutional Review Board. The following are examples of Center or faculty initiatives: