César A. Cisneros-Puebla, Ph.D.

Departamento de Sociología
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, campus Iztapalapa
San Rafael Atlixco 186
Col. Vicentina
México DF 09340

Phone: (52 55) 5804 4788
Fax: (52 55) 5804 4789
Email: cesar41_4@hotmail.com

Editor of Forum: Qualitative Social Research (FQS) Spanish version http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/index , peer-reviewed multilingual online journal for qualitative research established in 1999. He has published extensively on qualitative data analysis and qualitative software. Some of his contributions are available in FQS online journal as well as his conversations with prominent researchers such as Juliet Corbin, Janice Morse and Kenneth Gergen. His most recent article titled “On the Roots of Qualitative Research” appears in Josef Zelger, Margit Raich, and Paul Schober (eds) (2008) GABEK III. Organisationen und ihre Wissensnetze. Innsbruck: Studien Verlag.

Professor in Department of Sociology at Autonomous Metropolitan University-Iztapalapa, Mexico. http://csh.izt.uam.mx/qig-uami/index.html

He consults in the field of qualitative computing and research within South America and abroad http://www.paginasprodigy.com/cesarcisne/index.html and has been collaborating in US with qualitative analysis consulting companies as ResearchTalk, Inc. http://researchtalk.com/ and has conducted research projects supported by CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) http://www.cdc.gov/ .

Professor Cisneros-Puebla has been a visiting professor at the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta, Canada and in the CAQDAS Networking Project at University of Surrey, UK as well as different Universities in South America. His current interests and project work concentrate on the methodological and technological convergence of CAQDAS (Computer Assisted Qualitative Data AnalysiS) and GIS (Geographic Information Systems).