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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., is Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Family Therapy, and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research Program at Nova Southeastern University (NSU).

Previously, Dr. Chenail served as NSU Associate Provost (2013-2019), Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness (2004-2012), Assistant to the President for Academic Affairs (1999-2004), and Dean of the School of Social and Systemic Studies (1991-1999). He was also interim dean with the Center for Psychological Studies, the Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, and the College of Engineering and Computing.

Since 1990, he has been part of 14 grants and contracts totaling over $6,506,300, published over 130 publications including seven books, and given over 200 formal academic presentations at conferences and meetings. He founded The Qualitative Report, the world’s first online, open-access trans-disciplinary qualitative research journal in 1990 and remains the journal’s Editor-in-Chief.

He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of 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; Counseling, Psychotherapy, and Health; JMFT; and Sistemas Familiares; as well as a founding editorial board member of Qualitative Inquiry.

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