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Michelle Salmona Institute for Mixed Methods Research

Dr. Michelle Salmona serves as President (co-founder) of the Institute for Mixed Methods Research (IMMR) with an academic appointment as Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra, Australia. She has authored multiple books and academic papers including her book co-authored with Dan Kaczynski and Eli Lieber Qualitative and Mixed Methods Data Analysis Using Dedoose: A Practical Approach for Research Across the Social Sciences. Michelle has been working for over 20 years as a mentor in writing about strong research, and a teacher in qualitative data analysis and the use of Qualitative Data Analysis Software (QDAS). In addition, she is a credentialed project management professional (PMP) and senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom.

Michelle is a specialist in qualitative and mixed methods research design and analysis, and works as an international consultant in: program evaluation; research design; and mixed-methods and qualitative data analysis using digital tools. Her research focus is to better understand how to support doctoral success and strengthen the research process; and build data-driven decision-making capacity through technological innovation. Recent research includes exploring the changing practices of qualitative research during the dissertation phase of doctoral studies, and investigating how we bring learning into the use of technology during the research process. Michelle is currently working on projects with researchers from education, information systems, business communication, leadership, and finance.