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Tim Gutterman, Ph.D.

Senior Methodologist


As a senior methodologist, Dr. Guetterman is an applied research methodologist, assistant professor, and associate director of the Mixed Methods Program at the University of Michigan. He earned a B.S. in psychology, an M.A. in education from the University of Iowa, and a Ph.D. in quantitative, qualitative, and psychometric methods, specializing in mixed methods research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Guetterman is an interdisciplinary, applied research methodologist specializing in mixed methods research. His methodological interest is to advance rigorous quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research methods, particularly strategies for integrating and intersecting qualitative and quantitative analysis. Much of his current methodological writing focuses on integrating qualitative and quantitative methods, data, and results using visual joint displays and software. In addition, he has multiple publications and a current book under contract with SAGE that addresses how to intersect a traditionally qualitative design, such as grounded theory, with mixed methods research. As a methodologist, Dr. Guetterman works across disciplines and internationally with collaborators providing consultation and guidance on research procedures and leading qualitative and mixed methods teams. Much of his content-focused research is at the intersection of health and education or aims to improve health services. Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), he investigates informatics technology to improve health communication and education. Dr. Guetterman also researches teaching, learning, and developing research methods capacity as evaluator and faculty for the NIH-funded Mixed Methods Research Training Program for the Health Sciences and through foundation funding. Dr. Guetterman has extensive professional experience conducting program evaluations with a focus on education and health programs. He recently co-authored the sixth edition of Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research with John W. Creswell.

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