Students

Current interdisciplinary Ph.D. in evaluation students at Western Michigan University are listed with their research interest(s).

Ruqayyah Abu-Obaidhealth evaluation in international development context and program evaluation

Karen Alexander—program evaluation

Jonathan Bartik—evaluating policy in education at all levels

Melissa Borgos-Colon—nonprofit organizations, strategic planning, program evaluation, and policy evaluation

Michelle Calco—program evaluation

Steven Dibble—program evaluation

Cheryl Endres—user-oriented, collaborative, and appreciative evaluations

John Erickson—use of large data sets in predictive modeling as it applies to evaluation research

Erica Fiekowsky—program evaluation of nonprofits and internationally focused organizations

Gregory Greenman—program evaluation

Todd Harcek—public policy, international relations and evaluation theory

Julio Hernandez-Correa—program evaluation, cost-effectiveness, public policy and health care services

Jeffrey Hillman—evaluation capacity building, international development, SDGs, non-profit evaluation

Kristin Hobson—program evaluation, health outcomes and evaluation capacity building

Sabrina Holley—healthcare, public policy, and process evaluation

Ouen Hunter—evaluation methodology, organization and work environment

Aaron Kates—Refugee Nonprofits and NGOs, Environmental Evaluation, Infographics and Data Visualization

Michael Kiella—public policy, biomedical ethics and program evaluation

Miranda Lee—construct validity, valuing, human processes in evaluation, and evaluation of nonprofits

Tara Lightner—evaluation methodology

Thomas Lyzenga—program evaluation

Robert McCowen—history of evaluation, research design, measurement and educational policy

Nicholas Saxton—bioethics

Corey Smith—program evaluation

Lyssa Wilson—program evaluation

Lenore Yaeger—institutional interventions on student success and program evaluation