Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie is Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University. In addition, he is Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg and honorary professor at the University of South Africa. A former secondary school teacher, he teaches doctoral-level courses in qualitative research, quantitative research, and mixed methods research.
With an h-index of 85, Dr. Onwuegbuzie has secured the publication of more than 500 works, including more than 350 journal articles, 50 book chapters, and 5 books, with 5 more books in the pipeline. Further, Dr. Onwuegbuzie has received more than 20 outstanding paper awards. Additionally, he has delivered more than 1,000 presentations and 200 workshops worldwide that include more than 50 keynote addresses across six continents.
Dr. Onwuegbuzie is former editor of Educational Researcher. Currently, he is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches and editor of Research in the Schools. He is past President of the Mixed Methods International Research Association, past Program Chair of the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA’s) AERA) Division D (Qualitative Research), and past President of AERA’s Professors of Educational Research Special Interest Group (SIG). Recently, Dr. Onwuegbuzie was a recipient of the 2018 National Research Foundation (NRF) top honors awards in the science and research field—receiving an “A” rating (cf. http://www.nrf.ac.za/media-room/news/leading-south-african-researchers-recognised-2018-nrf-awards).
This rating, which is based on peer evaluation and according to international best practice, recognizes Dr. Onwuegbuzie as a top researcher in South Africa. His overall professional goal is to be a role model for early career researchers and students worldwide—especially those who characterize underrepresented populations (e.g., minorities).