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In educational psychology from Stanford University in 1976. With academic appointments at the University of Rhode Island, Cornell University, and, currently, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, she has concentrated her scholarship on making evaluation useful and socially responsible, in terms of both theory and practice. Greene’s work has emphasized the development of alternative approaches to evaluation and applied research, notably qualitative, democratic, and mixed-method approaches.
W. in social policy and an undergraduate degree in economics, both from Brandeis. Millett shares The Woods Fund’s commitment to helping people who have been historically excluded from the democratic process and to equality and social justice. Since leaving the university, Millett has devoted himself to increasing opportunities for the disfranchised and helping society understand how to hear and expand minority participation. Patricia Patrizi, founder of Patrizi Associates, works with a broad range of nonproﬁts and philanthropies in the areas of evaluation and organizational learning.
Yet the investment in such projects can be considerable, and evaluation is often deemed an essential component. Rog and Knickman therefore offer several suggestions for evaluation efforts, based on the need for strategic evaluative thinking. Questions about program effectiveness are central to much of evaluation practice and potential use by foundations, yet rarely does evaluation provide simple and conclusive answers to questions about the effects of funded programs. In Chapter Twelve, Norman A.