Project List

Annual Reports / Environment / Evaluation / Good Governance / Health / Newsletters / Nonfiction Books / Other Materials

Annual Reports

  • Better Markets annual report
  • Public Citizen annual report

Environment

  • Air Pollution from Cars, Trucks, and Buses: Who Bears the Burden in California? (Union of Concerned Scientists)
  • Climate Accountability Scorecard: Ranking Major Fossil Fuel Companies on Climate Deception, Disclosure, and Action (Union of Concerned Scientists)

Evaluation

  • Basic Principles of Survey Question Development (PowerPoint, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Becoming a Sustainability Sleuth: Leaving and Looking for Clues of Long-Term Impact (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • The Business of Evaluation: Liability Insurance (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Checklist of Key Considerations fo the Development of Program Logic Models (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Dealing with Spam Filters: Why Aren’t People Responding to My Survey? (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Evaluation of Idaho Center of Excellence Healthcare Partnership (Social Policy Research Associates)
  • Evaluation of the University of South Carolina Functional Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy Solutions IGERT Program
  • Evaluation of UCI Graduate Professional Success in the Biomedical Sciences Project (SmartStart Evaluation and Research)
  • Evaluation Plan Checklist for ATE Proposals (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Evaluation Reporting with Adobe Spark (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Evidence of Educator Mastery in Professional Development (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Four Personal Insights from 30 Years of Evaluation (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • From Instruments to Analysis: EvalFest’s Outreach Training Videos (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Give Your Proposal a Competitive Edge with a Great Evaluation Plan (PowerPoint slides, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need, Evaluations of University of California (Irvine and Riverside) Programs: Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Development and Cell Biology, Education, Mechanical Engineering, Native American Studies, Physics and Astronomy, Plant Biology, and Spanish and Portuguese
  • How Evaluators Can Use InformalScience.org
  • Increase Online Survey Response Rates with These Four Tips (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Life-Changing Magic of a Tidy Evaluation (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Life Guides Program (Goodwill Industries of Southwestern Michigan): 2018 Evaluation Report (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • LOUD After-School Program: Logic Model and PowerPoint Presentation (Lisa Bass Evaluation and Planning)
  • My Brother’s Keeper / Obama Foundation evaluation materials
  • National Science Foundation, Advanced Technological Education survey materials (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • PhotoVoice: A Method of Inquiry in Program Evaluation (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • PhotoVoice Evaluation in a College Preparation Program (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Professional Home for Evaluators in the STEM Education and Training TIG of the American Evaluation Association (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Reducing Gang-Related Crime in San Jose (impact and implementation study, Social Policy Research Associates)
  • Repackaging Evaluation Reports for Maximum Impact (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Report of the Qatar Genome Project Review 2018 (National Academies)
  • Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S-STEM) Project (SmartStart Evaluation and Research)
  • Seeking Safety Modifications Project: Evaluation Reports (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Using Think-Alouds to Test the Validity of Survey Questions (blog, Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • (And various evaluation proposals: e.g., Administration Data Research and Analysis Project Proposal, Modernizing Channels of Communication with SNAP Participants)

Good Governance

  • Contributions to the Ohio Supreme Court Justice Candidates, January-August 2018 (Common Cause)
  • Data for Accountability (grantmaking support document, Transparency and Accountability Initiative)
  • Democracy on the Ballot (Common Cause)
  • End-of-Term Reports (Open Government Partnership): Canada, New Zealand, Ukraine
  • Perils of Online Voting (Common Cause)
  • Preparing for the 2020 Census: How State Legislators Can Ensure That Every Person Counts (Common Cause)
  • Progress Reports (Open Government Partnership): Ivory Coast
  • Testing the Waters or Diving Right In? How Candidates Bend and Break Campaign Finance Laws in Presidential Campaigns (Common Cause)

Health

  • A Call to Strengthen Mental Health Supports for Refugee Children and Youth
  • Actions to Improve Physical Activity Surveillance in the United States
  • Cancer Prevention and Control: Then and Now (National Academies)
  • Evolving Case for Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve the Global Goals
  • Exploring the Potential of Tax Credits for Funding Population Health
  • Fifth Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge (National Academies)
  • Food and Drug Administration Fellows (biographical sketches, National Academies)
  • Implementing Optimal Team-Based Care to Reduce Clinical Burnout (National Academies)
  • Moving Data Sharing Forward: The Launch of the Vivli Platform
  • Stat! An Action Plan for Replacing the Broken System of Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine (National Academies)
  • Transformation: My Experience as a Patient and an Advocate in Three Chapters (National Academies)
  • Vision for a Person-Centered Health Information System (National Academies)

Newsletters

  • EvaluATE newsletter (Western Michigan University, The Evaluation Center)
  • Public Citizen News (Public Citizen)

Nonfiction Books

  • An American Planter: Stephen Duncan of Antebellum Natchez and New York, by Martha Jane Brazy (Louisiana State University Press)
  • City Adrift: New Orleans Before and After Katrina, edited by the Center for Public Integrity (Louisiana State University Press)
  • Leah Chase: Listen, I Say Like This, by Carol Allen (Pelican Publishing Company)
  • The River Flows On: Black Resistance, Culture, and Identity Formation in Early America, by Walter C. Rucker (Louisiana State University Press)
  • Selected Letters of Robert Penn Warren, vols. 2 and 3 (Louisiana State University Press)
  • We as Freemen: Plessy v. Ferguson, by Keith Weldon Medley

Other Materials

  • Biographical sketches: National Academy of Medicine’s Food and Drug Administration fellows
  • Biographical sketches: National Academy of Medicine’s Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fellows
  • Board reports
  • Conference and inter-organization partnership materials