Ivankova, Nataliya V., PhD



Associate Professor, Department of Health Services Administration

University of Alabama at Birmingham
SHP 560
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham Alabama 35294-0113

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Phone: (205) 996-2422

Fax: (205) 975-6608

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Nataliya V. Ivankova, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum, and Instruction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in 2004. During her doctoral studies at UNL, she worked as Research Scientist and Research Projects Coordinator in the Office of Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research. Her expertise is in qualitative inquiry, mixed methods research, and action research, and their applications in social and health sciences. She is nationally and internationally recognized for her empirical and methodological work in qualitative and mixed methods research. Her scholarship includes numerous peer-reviewed presentations and publications addressing application of mixed methods across disciplines, including its utilization in community-based participatory action research.She is a contributing author to the second edition of SAGE Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social & Behavioral Research. Dr. Ivankova teaches graduate level research methods courses in conventional and online learning environments. In addition, shementors doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty in their qualitative and mixed methods research, and serves as consultant, co-investigator, and methodologist on federally and state funded mixed methods research projects. Professionally she serves as a member of several journal editorial boards, including Journal of Mixed Methods Research. She is a Founding Associate Editor of Health Behavior and Policy Review and 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 of the Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA). She also serves on the Board of Directors for Horizons School (post-secondary institution for young adults with learning difficulties).