MAXQDA Professional Trainer:
Claudia von Vacano, PhD

Language(s)English, Spanish
LocationBerkeley (California, USA)
RadiusEurope, North and South America

Standard Workshops

Starter Workshops

Advanced Workshops


Method-Focused Workshops


Qualitative Evaluation

Mixed Methods

Methodological Expertise

Program evaluation, qualitative methods, research design, text analysis, interviewing analysis, digital humanities, data science

Consulting Services

Consulting services available for research design, coding, and analysis for academic research and program evaluation


I have a Ph.D. in educational policy, organizational theory and behavior, measurement, and evaluation and a Master's degree in learning design and technology from Stanford, including interface design, user experience, and language acquisition. I have been using QDA’s for 6 years and MaxQDA for 3 years.  I am the executive director of the Social Science D-Lab and Digital Humanities at UC Berkeley.

Relevant Publications

1) Kennedy, C., Bacon, G., Sahn A., von Vacano, C. (In preparation). Integrating Ordinal, Multitask Deep Learning with Faceted Item Response Theory.

2) von Vacano, C., Muzzall, E., Anderson, A.G., Reeve, J., van Nuenen, T. (2020). Building STEAM for DH and Electronic Literature: An Educational Approach to Nurturing the STEAM Mindset in Higher Education. Electronic Book Review, October 4, 2020.


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