Ronald J. Chenail

Ron Chenail

Nova Southeastern University

Ron Chenail, Ph.D., is Associate Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Professor of Family Therapy, and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research Program at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). Twenty-seven years ago he created the world’s first online, open-access, English language, qualitative research journal, The Qualitative Report, and later launched its sister publication, The Weekly Qualitative Report. His web-based resources regularly rank in Google’s top ten qualitative research sites. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Divorce and Remarriage (Taylor & Francis; 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), for two terms. In addition, he is an editorial board member of Qualitative Research in Psychology; Contemporary Family Therapy, Qualitative Social Work; Counselling, Psychotherapy, and Health; JMFT; and Sistemas Familiares; as well as a founding editorial board member of Qualitative Inquiry.
Since 1990, he has been part of 16 grants and contracts totally over $6,506,300, published over 130 publications including seven books, and given over 190 formal academic presentations at conferences and meetings.