Elizabeth Creamer

Dr. Elizabeth G. Creamer, Ph.D., Professor Emerita Educational Research and Evaluation in the School of Education at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where she served in a variety of faculty and administrative roles. Creamer is a research methodologist who taught graduate level research methods courses in mixed methods and qualitative approaches to grounded theory for more than twenty years.

She is the author of the 2018 SAGE textbook, An Introduction to Fully Integrated Mixed Methods Research that introduces a framework for mixing across all phases of the research process. Under contract with Routledge, she is in the process of writing a new textbook, Advancing Grounded Theory Development with Mixed Methods Research. Over the course of her 35-year career, Creamer authored 4 books or monographs, 127 journal articles and book chapters, and 95 conference presentations. She led workshops about mixed methods in diverse settings, including in Vienna, Austria and Japan. Elizabeth is serving as the fifth president of the Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA).