|The Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation program develops evaluation scholars and practitioners who have deep knowledge of evaluation theory, methodology, and practice as well as superior critical thinking and problem-solving skills.|
IDPE student Jason Burkhardt and IDPE alumni Anne Cullen recently had their paper titled “Novel electronic refreshers for cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a randomized controlled trial” published in BMC Emergency Medicine. More information
IDPE students Abhik Roy and Kristin Hobson, and IDPE Director Dr. Chris Coryn recently had their paper titled “What’s in a Scriven Number” published in the Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation. More information
CNN recently listed Evaluation in a “Top 10 List” of fields with excellent job opportunities. More information
The Evaluation Center Director of Research Dr. Daniela Schroeter, IDPE Director Dr. Chris Coryn, and IDPE students Kelly Robertson and Mohammed Alyami recently had their paper titled “Using Concept Mapping for Planning and Evaluation of a Statewide Energy Efficiency Initiative” published in Energy Efficiency. More information
IDPE Director Dr. Chris Coryn recently received tenure and was promoted to Associate Professor.
Recent IDPE graduate Dr. P. Cristian Gugiu has been appointed to the position of Assistant Professor of Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement (QREM) at Ohio State University (OSU).
IDPE students Kristin Hobson and Pedro Mateu, IDPE Director Dr. Chris Coryn, and their colleague Dr. Cynthia Graves recently had their paper titled “Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines and Diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children: A Meta-Analysis” published in World Medical & Health Policy. More information
Heifer International recently released the evaluation report of the impact of its programing in Albania. The evaluation was conducted by IDPE Director Dr. Chris Coryn and IDPE students Kristin Hobson and Robert McCowen. More information
IDPE alumni Dr. Margaret Richardson, IDPE Director Dr. Chris Coryn, and their colleagues recently had their paper titled “Development and Evaluation of the Trauma-Informed System Change Instrument: Factorial Validity and Implications for Use” published in the Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal. More information
IDPE student Kristin Hobson received a WMU Departmental Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award.
IDPE students Lindsay Noakes and Maran Subramain received WMU Graduate Student Assessment Grants of $1,000.
IDPE graduate Dr. Tererai Trent was named her all-time favorite guest by Oprah Winfrey (watch the video). Oprah donated $1.5 million to the village where Tererai grew up to build and support a new school (watch the video). To support the Matau Primary School Project in Zimbabwe, Tererai has designed T-shirts which can be purchased from the Save the Children website. More information