Publications


Faculty participating in the Claremont Evaluation Center publish a wide range of books, articles, and technical reports related to evaluation and applied research. A sample of these publications are provided below. 

 

Books 

The Future of Evaluation in Society: A Tribute to Michael Scriven by Stewart I. Donaldson Emerging Practices in International Development Evaluation by Stewart I.Donaldson, Tarek Azzam, and Ross Conner Teaching Psychology Online: Tips and Strategies for Success by Kelly Neff and Stewart I. Donaldson
     

Urban Environmental Policy Analysis by Heather Campbell and Elizabeth Corley The Rules of Influence: Winning
When You're in the Minority
by
William Crano
Social Psychology and Evaluation
by Melvin M. Mark, Stewart I. Donaldson, & Bernadette Campbell
     

Advancing Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice
by Huey T. Chen, Stewart I. Donaldson, & Melvin M. Mark
Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships by Michelle Bligh and Ronald Riggio Applied Positive Psychology:
Improving Everyday Life, Health, Schools, Work, and Society

by Stewart I. Donaldson, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi & Jeanne
Nakamura
     

Early Development and Leadership: Building the Next Generation of Leaders By Susan E. Murphy & Rebecca Reichard Understanding Organ Donation: Applied Behavioral Science Perspectives
by Jason T. Siegel & Eusebio Alvaro
Good Mentoring: Fostering Excellent Practice in Higher Education
by Jeanne Nakamura & David J. Shernoff
     

What Counts as Credible Evidence in Applied Research and Evaluation Practice? by Stewart I. Donaldson, Christina A. Christie, & Melvin M. Mark Attitudes and Attitude Change
by William D. Crano & Radmilla Prislin
The Consequences of No Child Left Behind by Tiffany Berry and Rebecca Eddy
     

 

Program Theory-Driven Evaluation Science: Strategies and Applications
by Stewart I. Donaldson
Applied Psychology: New Frontiers
and Rewarding Careers
by Stewart I. Donaldson, Dale E. Berger, and Kathy Pezdek
Processes of Community Change and Social Action by Allen M. Omoto
     

Evaluating Social Programs and Problems: Visions for the New Millennium by Stewart I. Donaldson and Michael Scriven Mass Media and Drug Prevention: Classic and Contemporary Theories
and Research
by William D. Crano and Michael Burgoon
Principles and Methods of Social Research by William D. Crano & Marilynn B. Brewer
     

   
Evaluation Thesaurus by Michael Scriven    


 

Recent Articles and Chapters

Azzam, T. (2011). Evaluator characteristics and methodological choice. American Journal of Evaluation, 32 (3), 376-391.

Azzam, T. & Szanyi, M. (2011). Designing evaluations: A study examining preferred evaluation designs. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 37 (2), 134-143.

Berry, T., Meyer, L., Edwards, K. (2011). Evaluation of the leadership and literacy project at juvenile court schools: A year-end program evaluation report. Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA.

Berry, T. & Levine, B. (2011). Mineral County Justice DUI Court Program Evaluation. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Chen, H.T., Donaldson, S.I., & Mark, M.M. (Eds) (2011). Advancing validity in outcome evaluation: Theory and practice. New Directions for Evaluation, 130.

Chen, H.T., Donaldson, S.I., & Mark, M.M. (2011). Validity frameworks for outcome evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, 130, 5-16.

Donaldson, S.I., Csikszentmihalyi, M., & Nakamura, J. (Eds.). (2011). Applied positive psychology: Improving everyday life, health, schools, work, and society. London: Routledge Academic.

Donaldson, S.I. (2011). What works, if anything, in applied positive psychology. In S.I. Donaldson, M. Csikszentmihalyi, & J. Nakamura (Eds.), Applied positive psychology: Improving everyday life, health, schools, work, and society. London: Routledge Academic.

Donaldson, S.I. (2011). A practitioner's guide for applying the science of positive psychology. In S.I. Donaldson, M. Csikszentmihalyi, & J. Nakamura (Eds.), Applied positive psychology: Improving everyday life, health, schools, work, and society. London: Routledge Academic.

Donaldson, S.I., & Crano, W.C. (2011). Theory-driven evaluation science and applied social psychology: Exploring the intersection. In M.M. Mark, S.I. Donaldson, & B. Campbell (Eds.), Social psychology and evaluation. New York: Guilford.

Gargani, J., & Donaldson, S.I. (2011). What works for whom, where, why, for what, and when?: Using evaluation evidence to take action in local contexts. New Directions for Evaluation, 130, 17-30.

Ko, I., & Donaldson, S.I. (2011). Applied positive organizational psychology: The state of the science and practice. In S.I. Donaldson, M. Csikszentmihalyi, & J. Nakamura (Eds.), Applied positive psychology: Improving everyday life, health, schools, work, and society. London: Routledge Academic.

LaVelle, John M. (2011). Planning for evaluation’s future: Undergraduate students’ interest in program evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 32(3), 362-375.

Mark, M.M., Donaldson, S.I., & Campbell, B. (Eds.), (2011). Social psychology and evaluation. New York: Guilford.

Mark, M.M., Donaldson, S.I., & Campbell, B. (2011). The past, the present, and possible futures for social psychology and evaluation. In M.M. Mark, S.I. Donaldson, & B. Campbell (Eds.), Social psychology and evaluation. New York: Guilford.

Mark, M.M., Donaldson, S.I., & Campbell, B. (2011). Social psychology and evaluation: Building a better future. In M.M. Mark, S.I. Donaldson, & B. Campbell (Eds.), Social psychology and evaluation. New York: Guilford.

Scriven, M. (2011). The Faster Forward Fund. Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 7(15), 313-317.

Scriven, M. (2011). Evaluation, bias and its control. Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 7(15), 79-98.

Azzam, T. (2010). Evaluator stakeholder responsiveness. American Journal of Evaluation, 31 (1), 45-65.

Berry, T., Collins, K., Menkes, S., & Murphy, K. (2010). An evaluation of afterschool All-stars, Los Angeles in 09/10: Final Report. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Berry, T. & Meyer, L. (2010). Qualitative analysis and evaluation reporting on the Juvenile Court Schools, Phase I. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Berry, T. & Murphy, K. (2010). William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program evaluation continuation report 2010: New Horizons Family Center, Glendale, CA. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Donaldson, S.I. (2010). In search of credible and actionable evidence. Virtual conference on methodology and program evaluation. University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Donaldson, S.I. (2010). Review of John Owen's "Program evaluation: Forms and approaches". The Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 10(1), 60-61.

Donaldson, S.I. & Ko, I. (2010). Positive organizational psychology, behavior, and scholarship: A review of the emerging literature and evidence base. Journal of Positive Psychology, 5 (3), 177-191.

Donaldson, S.I., Patton, M.Q., Fetterman, D., & Scriven, M. (2010). The 2009 Claremont Debates: The Promise and Pitfalls of Utilization-Focused and Empowerment Evaluation. Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 6 (13), 15-57.

LaVelle, J.M., & Donaldson, S.I. (2010). University-based evaluation training programs in the United States 1980-2008: An empirical examination. American Journal of Evaluation, 31 (1), 9-23.

Scriven, M. (2010). The 2009 Claremont debates: The promise and pitfalls of utilization-focused and empowerment evaluation. Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 6(13), 18-57.

Scriven, M. (2010). The interdisciplinary Ph.D. in evaluation: Reflections on its development and first seven years. Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 6(13), 118-129.

Scriven, M. (2010). The calorie count of evaluation. Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 6(14), i-v.

Scriven, M. (2010). Rethinking evaluation methodology. Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 6(13), i-ii.

Scriven, M. (2010). Contemporary thinking about causation in evaluation: A dialogue with Tom Cook and Michael Scriven. American Journal of Evaluation, 31(1), 105-117.

Berry, T., Byrd, K.K., & Collins, K. (2009). The effects of Reading Street on reading achievement: A focus on second year curriculum users. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Berry, T., Collins, K., Menkes, S., Murphy, K., & Shuster, C. (2009). An evaluation of afterschool All-stars, Los Angeles in 08/09: Final Report. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Berry, T. & Murphy, K. (2009). William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program evaluation continuation report 2009: New Horizons Family Center, Glendale, CA. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Eddy, R.M. & Berry, T. (2009). The evaluator’s role in recommending program closure: A model for decision making and professional responsibility. American Journal of Evaluation, 30, 363-376.

Berry, T. & Arruda, E. (2008). Risk factors, protective factors, and development. In N. Salkind (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology. New York: Sage Publications.

Berry, T., Byrd, K.K., Shuster, C., Collins, K., & Menkes, S. (2008). An evaluation of afterschool All-stars, Los Angeles in 07/08: Final Report. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Berry, T. & Eddy, R.M. (2008). Consequences of No Child Left Behind for Educational Evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, 117.

Donaldson, S.I. (2008). In search of the blueprint for an evidence–based global society. In S.I. Donaldson, C.A. Christie, & M.M. Mark (Eds.), What counts as credible evidence in applied research and evaluation practice? Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Donaldson, S.I. (2008). A practitioner's guide for gathering credible evidence. In S.I. Donaldson, C.A. Christie, & M.M. Mark (Eds.), What counts as credible evidence in applied research and evaluation practice? Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Donaldson, S.I., Christie, C.A., & Mark, M.M. (2008). What counts as credible evidence in applied research and evaluation practice? Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Eddy, R.M., & Berry, T. (2008). Challenges and Opportunities Revealed by the Impact of No Child Left Behind on Evaluation as a Discipline. In T. Berry & R.M. Eddy (Eds.), Consequences of No Child Left Behind on Evaluation.New Directions for Evaluation. 117, 95-102.

Preskill, H., & Donaldson, S.I. (2008). Improving the evidence base for career development programs: Making use of the evaluation profession and positive psychology movement. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 10(1), 104-121.

Azzam, T., Beaulieu, D., & Bugental, D. (2007). Anxiety and hostility in response to the potential threat posed by an “Outsider.” Emotion, 7 (3), 660-667.

Berry, T., & Asgarian, M. (2007). William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program evaluation continuation report: New Horizons Family Center, Glendale, CA. Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.

Berry, T. & Byrd, K. K. (2007) Promoting Literacy in the Community: Exploring the Role of Risk and Protective Factors. Final Report. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Berry, T. & Eddy, R. M., Fleischer, D., Asgarian, M., & Malek, Y. (2007). A randomized control trial to test the effects of Prentice Hall Literature Penguin edition curriculum on student performance: Final report. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Donaldson, S.I. (2007). Program theory-driven evaluation science: Strategies and applications. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Azzam, T., & Christie, C. (2006). Using public databases to study relative program impact. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 22 (2), 57-68.

Berry, T. & Eddy, R. M. (2006). A modified pilot study of Prentice Hall Literature Penguin edition (2007). Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Eddy, R. M., Berry, T., LaVelle, J., Dyer, K., & Newton, X. (2006). A randomized control trial to test the effects of Prentice Hall Biology curriculum on student performance: Final report. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Eddy, R. M., & Berry, T. (2004, 2005, 2006). William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program evaluation continuation report: Tuolumne County. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Berry, T., & Eddy, R. M. (2004, 2005, 2006). William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program evaluation continuation report: Amador County. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Berry, T., Eddy, R. M., & Asgarian, M. (2006). William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program evaluation continuation report: New Horizons Family Center, Glendale, CA. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Donaldson, S.I., & Berger, D.E. (2006). The rise and promise of applied psychology in the 21st century. In S.I. Donaldson, D.E. Berger, & K. Pezdek (Eds.), Applied psychology: New frontiers and rewarding careers. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Donaldson, S.I., Berger, D.E., & Pezdek, K. (2006). Applied psychology: New frontiers and rewarding careers. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Donaldson, S.I. & Bligh, M. (2006). Rewarding careers applying positive psychological science to improve quality of work life and organizational effectiveness. In S.I. Donaldson, D.E. Berger, & K. Pezdek (Eds.), Applied psychology: New frontiers and rewarding careers. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Donaldson, S.I., & Christie, C.A. (2006). Emerging career opportunities in the transdiscipline of evaluation science. In S.I. Donaldson, D.E. Berger, & K. Pezdek (Eds.), Applied psychology: New frontiers and rewarding careers. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Donaldson, S.I., & Lipsey, M. W. (2006). Roles for theory in contemporary evaluation practice: Developing practical knowledge. In I. Shaw, J.C. Greene, & M.M. Mark (Eds.), The Handbook of Evaluation: Policies, Programs, and Practices (pp. 56-75). London: Sage.

Christie, C., & Azzam, T. (2005). What theorists say they do: A brief description of theorists’ approaches. New Directions for Evaluation, 106, 15-26.

Eddy, R. M., & Berry, T. (2005). Final report on the effects of Prentice Hall Biology on student performance: Pilot study. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Eddy, R., & Berry, T. (2004, 2005). William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Program evaluation continuation report: Santa Monica College. Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University: Claremont, CA.

Alkin, M.A., Christie, C.A., Greene, J.C., Henry, G.T., Donaldson, S.I. & King, J.A. (2005). The reality of unreal situations: Caveats and insights. New Directions for Evaluation, 106, 99-109.

Donaldson, S.I. (2005). Using program theory-driven evaluation science to crack the Da Vinci Code. New Directions for Evaluation, 106, 65-84.

Donaldson, S.I., & Christie, C.A. (2005). The 2004 Claremont Debate: Lipsey versus Scriven. Determining causality in program evaluation and applied research: Should experimental evidence be the gold standard? Journal of Multidisciplinary Evaluation, 3, 60-77.

Christie, C., & Azzam, T. (2004). What’s all the talk about? Examining the content of an evaluation listserv. American Journal of Evaluation, 25 (2), 219-235.

Donaldson, S.I. (2004). Using professional evaluation to improve the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations. In R.E. Riggio & S. Smith Orr (Eds.), Improving leadership in nonprofit organizations. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Mills, J., Berry, T., & Eddy, R. (2004). Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science: Conference Evaluation Report 2001, 2002, 2003. Choice Point Applied Research. Claremont, CA.

Azzam, T., & Riggio, R. (2003). Community based civic leadership programs: A descriptive investigation. Journal of Leadership and Organizational studies, 10 (1), 55-68.

Berry, T. (2003). Year end narrative report on effectiveness of LA’s BEST sites funded by the Community Development Department. January – March, 2003, Los Angeles, CA.

Berry, T. (2003). Special report on the 21st century community learning centers program national evaluation, The Evaluation Exchange: A Periodical on Emerging Strategies in Evaluating Child and Family Services, 9, 12-13.

Donaldson, S.I. (2003). Theory-driven program evaluation in the new millennium. In S.I. Donaldson & M. Scriven (Eds.), Evaluating social programs and problems: Visions for the new millennium (pp. 109-141). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Donaldson, S.I., & Gooler, L. E. (2003). Theory-driven evaluation in action: Lessons from a $20 million statewide work and health initiative. Evaluation and Program Planning, 26, 355-366.

Donaldson, S.I., & Scriven, M. (2003). Diverse visions for evaluation in the new millennium: Should we integrate or embrace diversity? In S.I. Donaldson & M. Scriven (Eds.), Evaluating social programs and problems: Visions for the new millennium (pp. 3-16). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Donaldson, S.I. & Scriven, M. (2003). Evaluating social programs and problems: Visions for the new millennium. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Berry, T. (2002). Quarterly narrative report on effectiveness of LA’s BEST sites funded by the Community Development Department. July – September, 2002, Los Angeles, CA.

Berry, T. (2002). Bi-annual report on effectiveness of LA’s BEST sites funded by the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, January – July, 2002, Los Angeles, CA.

Donaldson, S.I. (2002). High-potential mediators of drug-abuse prevention program effects. In W.D. Crano & Burgoon, M. (Eds.), Mass media and drug prevention: Classic and contemporary theories and research (pp. 215-230). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Donaldson, S.I., & Gooler, L.E. (2002). Theory-driven evaluation of the Work and Health Initiative: A focus on Winning New Jobs. American Journal of Evaluation, 23(3) 341-346.

Donaldson, S.I., & Gooler, L.E. (2002). Summary of the evaluation of The California Wellness Foundation's $20 million Work and Health Initiative. Institute for Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, Claremont Graduate University.

Donaldson, S.I., Gooler, L.E., & Scriven, M. (2002). Strategies for managing evaluation anxiety: Toward a psychology of program evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 23(3) 261-273.

Donaldson, S.I., & Grant-Vallone, E.J. (2002). Understanding self-report bias in organizational behavior research.Journal of Business and Psychology, 17(2), 245-262.

Fitzpatrick, J. (2002). Dialogue with Stewart Donaldson about the theory-driven evaluation of the Work and Health Initiative. American Journal of Evaluation, 23(3) 347-365.

Pezdek, K., Berry, T., & Renno, P. (2002). Children’s mathematics achievement: The role of parents’ perceptions and their involvement in homework. Journal of Educational Psychology, 94, 771-777.

Pezdek, K. & Hinz (Berry), T. (2002). The construction of false events in memory. In H. Westcott, G. Davies & R. Bull (Eds.), Children’s testimony: A handbook of psychological research and forensic practice. London: Wiley.

Donaldson, S.I. (2001). Mediator and moderator analysis in program development. In S. Sussman (Ed.), Handbook of program development for health behavior research and practice (pp. 470-496). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Donaldson, S.I. (2001). Overcoming our negative reputation: Evaluation becomes known as a helping profession.American Journal of Evaluation, 22, 355-361.

Donaldson, S.I., Street, G., Sussman, S., & Tobler, N. (2001). Using meta-analyses to improve the design of interventions. In S. Sussman (Ed.), Handbook of program development for health behavior research and practice (pp. 449-466). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Ensher, E.A., Grant-Vallone, E.J., & Donaldson, S.I. (2001). Effects of perceived discrimination on organizational citizenship behavior, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 12, 53-72.

Grant-Vallone, E.J., & Donaldson, S.I. (2001). Consequences of work-family conflict on employee well-being over time. Work & Stress, 15(3), 214-226.

Hinz (Berry), T., & Eddy, R. (2001). Formative evaluation of a mathematics tutoring program, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.

Hinz (Berry), T. & Pezdek, K. (2001). The effect of exposure to multiple lineups on face recognition memory, Law and Human Behavior, 25, 185-198.

Au, J., & Donaldson, S.I. (2000). Social influences as explanations for substance use differences amongst Asian-American and European-American adolescents. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 32(1), 15-23.

Donaldson, S.I., Ensher, E.A., & Grant-Vallone, E.J. (2000). Longitudinal examination of mentoring relationships on organizational commitment and citizenship behavior. Journal of Career Development, 26(4), 233-248.

Donaldson, S.I., Thomas, C.W., Graham, J.W., Au, J., & Hansen, W.B. (2000). Verifying drug prevention program effects using reciprocal best friend reports. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 23(6), 221-234.

Kent, D.R., Donaldson, S.I., Smith, P., & Wyrick, P. (2000). Evaluating criminal justice programs designed to reduce crime by targeting repeat gang offenders. Evaluation and Program Planning, 23(1), 113-122.

Mersman, J.L. & Donaldson, S.I. (2000). Factors affecting the convergence of self-peer ratings on contextual and task performance. Human Performance, 13, 299-322.