Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie is a Senior Research Associate at Cambridge University, Professor Extraordinarius at the University of South Africa, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg. Also, he is Honorary Visiting Scholar at Flinders University, College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Visiting Senior Scholar, St. John’s University, New York; a Visiting Professor, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil; a Lecturer, University of Louisville, Counseling and Human Development; and an Honorary Recognised Supervisor (Online), University of Liverpool. His research areas primarily involve social and behavioral science topics, including disadvantaged and under-served populations such as minorities and juvenile delinquents. Additionally, he writes extensively on qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methodological topics. With an h-index of 106 and more than 100,000 citations, he has secured the publication of more than 550 works, including more than 400 journal articles, 50 book chapters, and 6 books. He has delivered more than 1,000 presentations, 250 methodological workshops, and 60 keynote addresses worldwide. He is former editor of Educational Researcher.
Currently, he is editor-in-chief of both the International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches and the Journal of Mixed Methods Studies. He is founding member and past President of the Mixed Methods International Research Association. Professor Onwuegbuzie was a recipient of the 2018 National Research Foundation (NRF) top honors awards in the science and research field—receiving an “A” rating. According to the AD Scientific Index World Scientist and University Rankings 2022, within the Field of Education (i.e., Educational Research Scientist), he is ranked #1 in the United Kingdom, #1 in Africa, #2 in Europe, and #14 in the World. Further, Research.com, “one of the major websites for Social Sciences and Humanities research offering credible data on scientific contributions since 2014,” recognizes Professor Onwuegbuzie as a top cited Social Sciences and Humanities Scientist, being ranked #5 in the United Kingdom and #64 in the World. Most notably, Professor Onwuegbuzie is the #1 most cited Educational Research Scientist in the world in terms of number of citations over the last 5 years.