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John Creswell

is a Professor of Family Medicine and Senior Research Scientist of the Michigan Mixed

Methods Program. He has authored numerous articles and 34 books on mixed methods

research, qualitative research, and research design.

He was a Senior Fulbright Scholar to South Africa in 2008 and Thailand in 2012.

In 2014, he was the founding President of the MMIRA.

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Pat Bazeley

is Director of Research Support P/L and an Adjunct Professor at Western Sydney University.

She has worked in community development, evaluation, and academic research development.

Her publications focus on qualitative and mixed methods data analysis and the use of software.

She serves on the Editorial Board of JMMR and was the 2015–16 President of MMIRA.

Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie 

is a Senior Research Associate at Cambridge University, Professor Extraordinarius at the

University of South Africa, and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of

Johannesburg. With an h-index of 109 and more than 100,000 citations, he has secured the publication of more than 550 works. He is a founding member and past President of the Mixed Methods International Research Association.

President of MMIRA 2016-2017.

Cheryl N. Poth 

is a Professor in the Centre for Research and Applied Measurement and Evaluation at the

University of Alberta (Canada) and an award-winning instructor and author. Her teaching and research interests focus on enhancing research quality, designing complexity informed studies,

and developing integrative research teams.

Cheryl was President of MMIRA 2017-2018.

Elizabeth G. Creamer 

is professor emerita from the Educational Research and Evaluation Program in the School of Education at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Research (2018), Advancing Grounded Theory with Mixed Methods(2021), and a third to be released in 2024, Leveraging Visual Displays in Mixed

Method Qualitative Research. 

Creamer served in elected positions on the MMIRA Executive Board from

2016 to 2020, serving as the fifth president from 2018-2019.

Kathleen M. T. Collins

is a Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education & Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Dr. Collins’ primary and current research interests have focused on MMR exclusively as it relates to design in the areas of sampling, validity, integration, and MMR analysis. She has served as lead editor of the book titled Toward a Broader Understanding of Stress and Coping: Mixed Methods Approaches (2010).

Dr. Collins served as conference chair (2017- 2018) and president of the MMIRA (2019-2020).

Judith Schoonenboom, PhD

holds the chair for empirical pedagogy at the University of Vienna, Austria. She has extensive experience in designing and evaluating innovations in education. Judith specializes in mixed methods research in education, focusing on mixed methods design and the foundations of mixed methods research.

Judith was president of MMIRA in 2020-2021.

 Michelle Nichols

is an Associate Professor and Global Health Nurse Scientist at the Medical University of South Carolina. She uses mixed methods, community engaged research, and digital technology to address chronic health disparities and social determinants of health among under-resourced populations in the U.S. and within Low-and-Middle Income.

Michelle was president of MMIRA in 2021-2022.

Vanessa Scherman

has a PhD in Assessment and Quality Assurance and is a former Professor and current NRF-rated researcher. Her specialization encompasses school effectiveness, the development of tests and questionnaires, and, more precisely, psychometrics. With over two decades of robust experience in academia and research, the approach combines various methodologies, focusing on designing and developing interventions and instruments in education and psychology within a mixed-methods framework.

Vanessa was president of MMIRA in 2022-2023.

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