George W. Noblit is the Joseph R. Neikirk Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education in the School of Education at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he teaches advanced qualitative data analysis and interpretation and sociology of education.
His research is largely focused around studies of race and schooling. His research has won three awards from two associations. He is currently completing a new book on meta-ethnography (a qualitative research synthesis approach he developed) and social theory– his nineteenth book. He regularly conducts funded evaluation studies, and is currently doing fieldwork in Minnesota schools examining that state’s arts-integration efforts. He has published in a wide-range of journals and edits a journal and two book series.