Kevin Newton

Kevin Newton

Kevin has been a UX Researcher for about six years during which he has studied charitable donor behavior, goal setting, home services, and recruiting. He is also currently on the Nominations Committee for the American Anthropological Association.

Learn This; Do That: Translating Anthropology to UX Research

Anthropologists are particularly suited to be qualitative UX researchers, and applied Anthropologists are well trained for careers in industry. I can only write about my personal experience, but if you earned a degree in anthropology, I would love to hear how similar or different your experiences have been. At the University of Memphis’ Masters of Applied Anthropology Program, we learned how to execute research methods and analysis, determine which method was best suited to particular research questions, and how to manage stakeholders. That’s all you really need to know to start your career as a User Experience Researcher (UER).

Read More »
Scroll to top
Skip to content