Nataliya V. Ivankova,
Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health
Services Administration (School of Health Professions) and the Department of
Adult/Acute Health and Chronic Care (School of Nursing). Her expertise is in qualitative
inquiry and mixed methods research and their applications in social,
behavioral, and health sciences.
She is nationally and internationally
recognized for her empirical and methodological work in mixed methods research
across disciplines. Dr. Ivankova’s scholarly publications including a chapter
in the second edition of the Sage Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social and
Behavioral Research (2010) helped provide a methodological foundation for
social and health sciences researchers in designing and conducting mixed
methods studies, adding participants’ voices to traditional clinical trials and
experimental designs. Her methodological article on the application of mixed
methods sequential explanatory design published in Field Methods (2006,
18; 3) remains one of the most widely read and cited articles from this
distinguished anthropological journal. Her long-standing interest is in the use
of mixed methods in community-based participatory action research, which
resulted in the book Mixed Methods Applications in Action Research: From
Methods to Community Action (2014, Sage Publications).
Dr. Ivankova teaches graduate level research methods
students, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty in their qualitative and
mixed methods research,
and serves as consultant, co-investigator, and methodologist on
externally and internally funded mixed methods research projects.
Professionally, Dr. Ivankova serves as a member of several journal editorial
boards, including Journal of Mixed Methods Research. She is a founding Co-editor
of Mixed Methods Research Series with Sage Publications. Dr. Ivankova
is a Past-chair of AERA Special Interest Group Mixed Methods Research, and is a
member of the Steering Committee and a chair of Marketing & Communication
Committee for the Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA).