Award Recipients

The Interdisciplinary in Ph.D. in Evaluation program at Western Michigan University celebrates with our students and alumni who have been given the following awards.

2014

WMU Graduate Student Research and Travel Award (Gregory Greenman)

American Educational Research Association Research on Evaluation Special Interest Group Research on Evaluation Distinguished Scholar Award (Chris Coryn)

2013

American Evaluation Association Case Competition, second place (Jason Burkhardt, Gregory Greenman, Satoshi Ozeki and Lyssa Wilson)

American Evaluation Association Case Competition, fourth place (Kristin Hobson, Robert McCowen, Corey Smith and Carl Westine)

WMU Graduate Student Research and Travel Award (Kristin Hobson)

WMU Graduate Student Research and Travel Award (Carl Westine)

WMU Emerging Scholar Award (Chris Coryn)

American Evaluation Association Marcia Guttentag Award (Daniela Schroeter)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “Meta-Analysis as a Method of Multi-Site Evaluation of International Development Projects and Programs” at the seventh annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Kristin Hobson)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “An Evaluation of the Overall Quality and Transparency of Evaluation at the Swiss National Science Foundation” at the seventh annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Robert McCowen)

2012

Global Project Management Institute Literature Award (Willis Thomas)

WMU Departmental Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award (Kristin Hobson)

WMU Graduate Student Assessment Grant (Maran Subramain)

WMU Graduate Student Assessment Grant (Lindsay Noakes)

2011

The Michael Scriven Dissertation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Evaluation Theory, Method, or Practice (P. Cristian Gugiu)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “Implementing Formative Assessment into a Geoscience Classroom” at the fifth annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Robert McCowen)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “Preservice Mathematics Teachers Conceptions of Assessment” at the fifth annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Lindsay Noakes)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “A Meta-Analysis of Studies of the Effects of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines on the Development of Autism Among Children” at the fifth annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Kristin Hobson)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “A Meta-Analysis of Studies of the Effects of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines on the Development of Autism Among Children” at the fifth annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Pedro Mateu)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “A Meta-Analysis of Studies of the Effects of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines on the Development of Autism Among Children” at the fifth annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Jan Fields)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “International Aid Programs and Maternal Mortality in Colombia” at the fifth annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Julio Hernandez-Correa)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “International Aid Programs and Maternal Mortality in Colombia” at the fifth annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Carl Westine)

WMU Gwen Frostic Doctoral Fellowship (Stephanie Evergreen)

WMU Departmental Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award (Carl Westine)

WMU Outstanding New Professional Award (Daniela Schroeter)

WMU Supervisor Superstar Nominee Supervisor of the Year (Daniela Schroeter)

2010

WMU Research Development Award (Daniela Schroeter)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “Construct Validity of Race and its Impact on Research and Evaluation” at the fourth annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Kelly Robertson)

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster/Display Award for poster titled “Construct Validity of Race and its Impact on Research and Evaluation” at the fourth annual WMU Research and Creative Activities Poster Day (Diane Rogers)

2009

WMU All-University Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award (P. Cristian Gugiu)

2008

American Evaluation Association Marcia Guttentag Award (Chris Coryn)

Michigan Association for Evaluation John A. Seeley Friend of Evaluation Award (Chris Coryn)

WMU Gwen Frostic Doctoral Fellowship (P. Cristian Gugiu)

WMU Departmental Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award (P. Cristian Gugiu)

WMU Graduate Student Research and Travel Award (John Risley)

2006

European Evaluation Society/United Kingdom Evaluation Society Bursary (Daniela Schroeter)

European Evaluation Society/United Kingdom Evaluation Society Bursary (Chris Coryn)

European Union Grant supported by the European Community’s Sixth Framework Program under the Marie-Curie Conferences and Training Courses Action, to cover costs of attending and presenting at the Evaluation of Sustainability conference (EASY-ECO) (Daniela Schroeter)

WMU Graduate Student International Travel Award (Daniela Schroeter)

WMU Graduate Student Research and Travel Award (Daniela Schroeter)

WMU Graduate Student International Travel Award (Chris Coryn)

WMU Graduate Student Research and Travel Award (Chris Coryn)

2005

WMU Graduate Student Research and Travel Award (Brandon Youker)

2004

WMU Graduate Student Research and Travel Award (Daniela Schroeter)

WMU Graduate Student Research and Travel Award (Chris Coryn)

American Evaluation Association Travel Award (Chris Coryn)

Indiana University Award for Graduate Research Excellence (Chris Coryn)

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Travel Award (Chris Coryn)

The Michael Scriven Dissertation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Evaluation Theory, Methodology, or Practice

Individuals are from WMU unless noted.

2014—No award given

2013—Thomas G. Archibald, Virginia Tech; Nora F. Murphy, University of Minnesota; Kurt Wilson

2012—No award given

2011—P. Cristian Gugiu

2010—Lennise J.C. Baptiste, Kent State University

2009—Anne Cullen

2008—Fred Mayhew, North Carolina State University

2007—Kimberly van der Woerd, Simon Fraser University

The Daniel L. Stufflebeam Travel Scholarship

The following individuals from WMU received this travel scholarship.

2014—No award given

2013—Satoshi Ozeki

2012—No award given

2011—Jason Burkhardt and Diane Rogers

2010—Mohammed Alyami and Kelly Robertson

2009—Carl Westine and Lindsay Noakes

2008—Stephanie Evergreen

2007—Melisa Borgos-Colon