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University Provost and Executive VP for Academic Affairs

Ronald J. Chenail
(954) 262-5796
(954) 262-3800 (fax)

ronald-chenail.jpgRonald J. Chenail, Ph.D., has served as NSU's Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs since 2020, after serving in the role on an interim basis. He also previously served as Associate Provost. Dr. Chenail holds an appointment as Professor of Family Therapy in the NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is Editor-in-Chief of The Qualitative Report and the Journal of Divorce and Remarriage. Previously, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy (JMFT), the flagship research journal of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), and Associate Editor with Family Business Review.

In addition, he is an editorial board member of Qualitative Research in Psychology; American Journal of Family Therapy, Contemporary Family Therapy, Qualitative Social Work; Counselling, Psychotherapy, and Health; and JMFT; as well as a founding editorial board member of Qualitative Inquiry.

Since 1990, he has been part of 14 grants and contracts totaling over $6,506,300, published over 130 publications including nine books, and given over 200 formal academic presentations at conferences and meetings.

Dr. Chenail earned his B.A. in History from St. Bonaventure University, his M.Ed. in Educational Psychology-Counseling from the University of Houston, and his Ph.D. in Family Therapy from Nova University.

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