Yvonna S. Lincoln is Ruth Harrington Chair of Educational Leadership and Distinguished Professor of Higher Education at Texas A&M University, where she also serves as Program Chair for the higher education program area and Associate Department Head. She is the co-editor, with Norman K. Denzin, of the journal Qualitative Inquiry, and of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd 4th, and soon to be 5th editions of the Sage Handbook of Qualitative Inquiry, and the Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies. As well, she is the co-author, editor or co-editor of more than a half dozen other books and volumes. She has served as the President of the Association for the Study of Higher Education and the American Evaluation Association, and as the Vice President for Division J (Postsecondary Education) for the American Educational Research Association. She has been awarded the Sidney Suslow Award for contributions to evaluation theory (Association for Institutional Research), the Howard Bowen Award for lifelong professional contributions to higher education (Association for the Study of Higher Education), the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, and a Presidential Citation from the American Educational Research Association. She is the author or co-author of more than 100 chapters and journal articles on aspects of higher education or qualitative research methods and methodologies. Her research interests include development of qualitative methods and methodologies, the status and future of research libraries, and the impact of the assemblage of neoliberalism, globalization and corporatization on western higher education.
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