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Curriculum Vitae

 

DONNA M. MERTENS

Independent Consultant

Donna.mertens@gallaudet.edu

 

I.  EDUCATION

 

    Ph.D.   1977 University of Kentucky Educational Psychology

    M.S.    1973 University of Kentucky Educational Psychology

    B.A.    1972 Thomas More College    Psychology

 

II. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

April 2014-present. Independent Consultant and Professor Emeritus, Gallaudet University. Conducted workshops for World Bank, UN Women and EvalPartners, American Evaluation Association, University of Halifax, Centers for Disease Control. Contracted to write a book on Mixed Methods in Program Evaluation by Sage. Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, Universidad del Valle, Guatemala City (2016). Fulbright Specialist, University of Santiago, Chile (2016).

 

August 1983 to 2014.  Gallaudet University, Department of Educational Foundations and Research (1982-2012); Department of Education, International Development Program (2012-present).  Assistant Professor (1983).  Associate Professor (1987 to 1993). Full Professor (1993 to present).  TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:  Research methods, evaluation. Students: deaf and hearing, M.A., and Ph.D. levels.  Approach:  Interactive teaching strategies that maximize motivation and learning.  RESEARCH:  Improvement of research and evaluation methodologies from a transformative perspectives. American Evaluation Association: PRESIDENT: 1998, Board: 1997- 2002. Editor Journal of Mixed Methods Research (2009-2014).

 

June 1983 to August 1983.  Consultant to the Evaluation Division, Xerox International Center for Training and Management Development.  Validation and revision of skill tests and instructional materials.  Observational assessment of trainers' performance.  Conduct surveys and statistical analyses. 

 

September 1979 to June 1983.  Research Specialist for the National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Ohio State University.  Direct projects in evaluation and policy analysis.  Write proposals, hire and supervise staff, manage budgets, conduct secondary analysis of national data bases using descriptive, inferential, correlational, and multivariate statistics.  Conduct surveys using interviews. Conduct observational studies of work place behavior. Design and conduct training on various evaluation and instructional design topics.  Evaluate the Peace Corps' aquaculture training program.

 

October 1975 to August 1979.  Coordinator of Evaluation for the Appalachian Community Service Network.  Coordinate the planning and implementation of a formative and summative evaluation strategy for a region-wide telecommunications project that provided television-based post-secondary training to a diverse group of professionals, such as teachers, social workers, nurses, and engineers.  Write proposals, hire and supervise staff, manage budgets.

 

August 1974 to June 1975.  Haggin Memorial Fellowship recipient.

 

July 1973 to June 1974.  Coordinator of Research and Evaluation, Section for Educational Resources, University of Kentucky, College of Medicine.  Produce evaluation instruments and training manuals. Assist faculty in determining educational objectives, and conducting research and statistical analyses.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Books and monographs:

Mertens, D. M. (2015). Research and evaluation in education and psychology: Integrating diversity with quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D.M., Cram, F., & Chilisa, B. (Eds.) (2013). Indigenous Pathways into Social Research. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Mertens, D. M. & Wilson, A.T. (2012). Program evaluation theory and practice: A comprehensive guide. NY: Guilford.

Mertens, D. M. (2009). Transformative research and evaluation. NY: Guilford.

Mertens, D. M. & Ginsberg, P. (Eds.) (2009). Handbook of Social Research Ethics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Mertens, D. M., & McLaughlin, J. (2004). Research and Evaluation Methods in Special Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Meadow-Orlans, K., Mertens, D. M., & Sass-Lehrer, M. (2003).  Parents and their deaf children: The early years. Washington, DC:  Gallaudet University.

Truman, C., Mertens, D. M., & Humphries, B. (2000). (Eds.) Research and Inequality.  London: Taylor and Francis.

Mertens, D. M. & McLaughlin, J. (1995).  Research Methods in Special Education.  Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Mertens, D. M. (Ed.) (1989). Creative Ideas for Teaching Evaluation.  Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Press.

 

Chapters in Books

Mertens, D.M. & Zimmerman, H. (2015). A transformative framework for culturally responsive evaluation. In S. Hood, R. Hopson, & H. Frierson (Eds.), Continuing the journey to reposition culture and cultural context in evaluation theory and practice. 275-288. Charlotte NC: Information Age Publishing.

Cram, F. & Mertens, D.M. (2015). Transformative and indigenous frameworks for multimethod and mixed methods research. In S. Hesse Biber & B. Johnson (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Multimethod and Mixed Methods Research Inquiry, pp. 91-109. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press.

Mertens, D.M. &. Tarsilla, M. (2015). Mixed methods evaluation. In S. Hesse Biber & B. Johnson (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Multimethod and Mixed Methods Research Inquiry, pp. 426-446. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press.

Mertens, D.M. (2014). A transformative feminist stance: Inclusion of multiple dimensions of diversity with gender. In S. Brisolera, D. Seigart, & S. SenGupta (Eds.), Feminist evaluation and research, pp. 95-112. NY NY: Guilford Press.

Mertens, D.M. & Stewart, N. (2014). The feminist practice of program evaluation. In S. Hesse-Biber (ed.), Feminist Research Practice, pp. 330-362. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). When human rights is the starting point for evaluation. In M. Segone (Ed.), Evaluation for equity: Fostering human rights and development results. NY: United Nations.

Mertens, D. M. (2012). Ethics and social justice in ethnocultural qualitative research. (pp. 61-84). In D.K. Nagata, L.P. Kohn-Wood, & L. A. Suzuki (Eds.). Qualitative strategies for ethnocultural research. Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Social transformation and evaluation. In M. Alkin (Ed.), Roots 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2012). Ethics in qualitative research in education and social sciences. In S. D. Lapan, M. T. Quartaroli, & Riemer, F. J. (Eds.), Qualitative Research: An introduction to methods and designs, pp. 19-40. San Francisco, Jossey Bass.

Munger, K., & Mertens, D.M. (2011). Conducting research with the disability community: A rights based approach. In T.S. Rocco (Ed.), Challenging ableism, understanding disability, including adults with disabilities in workplaces and learning spaces, pp. 23-34). San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.

Mertens, D. M., Sullivan, M. & Stace, H. (2011) Transformative Research in the Disability Community. In N. Denzin & Y.S. Lincoln (Eds.), Handbook of Qualitative Research, 4th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M., Sullivan, M., Bledsoe, K., & Wilson, A. (2010). Utilization of Mixed Methods for Transformative Purposes. In C. Teddlie & A. Tashakkori (Eds.), Handbook of Mixed Methods Research, 2nd ed., pp. 193-214.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2009). Youth resilience research and the transformative paradigm. In M. Ungar & L. Lieberberg (Eds.), Researching youth across cultures and contexts. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Mertens, D.M., Holmes, H. M., & Harris, R. L. (2009). Transformative research and ethics. In D.M. Mertens & P.E. Ginsberg (Eds.) Handbook of Social Research Ethics, pp. 85-102, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ginsberg, P.E. & Mertens, D. M. (2009). Frontiers in social research ethics: Fertile Ground for evolution. In D.M. Mertens & P.E. Ginsberg (Eds.) Handbook of Social Research Ethics, pp. 580-613, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M., Holmes, H., & Harris, R. (2009). Transformative research and ethics. In D. M. Mertens & P. Ginsberg (Eds.), Handbook of social research ethics (pp. 85- 102).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ginsberg, P. & Mertens, D. M. (2009). Frontiers in social research ethics: Fertile ground for evolution. In D. M. Mertens & P. Ginsberg (Eds.), Handbook of social research ethics (pp. 580-613).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2008). Representation of Stakeholders in Culturally Complex Communities. In N. Smith and P. Brandon (Eds.), Fundamental Issues in Evaluation, (pp. 41-61). NY: Guilford Press.

Mertens, D. M. (2008). Using program evaluation standards in our work. In D. Glass (Ed.), The contours of inclusion: Frameworks and tools for evaluating arts in education. Washington DC: VSA Arts.

Mertens, D. M., Wilson, A., & Mounty, J. (2007). Achieving gender equity for populations with disabilities. In S. Klein (Ed.), Handbook for Achieving Gender Equity through Education, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Mertens, D. M. & Hopson, R. (2006). Advancing Evaluation of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Efforts through Attention to Diversity and Culture. D. Huffman & F. Lawrenz (Eds.), New Directions in Evaluation. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.

Whitmore, E., Guijt, I., Mertens, D. M., Imm, P. S., Chinman, M. & Wassermann, A., (2006). Embedding improvements, lived experience, and social justice in evaluation practice. (pp 297- 314). In I. F. Shaw, J. C. Greene, & M. M. Mark (Eds.), Handbook of evaluation: Programme, policy and practice. London: Sage Publications.

Johnson, H. & Mertens, D. M. (2006). New strategies to address old problems: Web based technologies, resources, and applications to enhance K-20 deaf education.  In D. Martin & D. Moores (Eds.), Deaf learners: New developments in curriculum and instruction. Washington DC: Gallaudet Press.

Mertens, D. M. (2005). Defining evaluation within a cultural context. (pp. 59-62). In H. Preskill & D. Russ-Eft (Eds.) Building evaluation capacity. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2005). Defining cultural competence: Evaluation in multicultural settings.(pp. 67-70). In H. Preskill & D. Russ-Eft (Eds.) Building evaluation capacity. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2004).  Institutionalizing evaluation in the United States of America.  In R. Stockmann (Ed.), Evaluation Research. (2nd ed.) Saarbrucken, Germany:  Leske & Budrich.

Sass-Lehrer, M., Meadow-Orlans, K. & Mertens, D. M. (2003). Investigating the experiences of families in early education programs.  In Sass-Lehrer, M. & Bodner-Johnson, B. (Eds.), Early education for deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families.  Baltimore, MD:  Brookes.

Mertens, D. M., Delk, L., & Weidekamp, L. (2003). Evaluation of early intervention programs for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families.  In Sass-Lehrer, M. & Bodner-Johnson, (Eds.), Early education for deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families.  Baltimore, MD:  Brookes.

Mertens, D. M. (2003).  Mixed methods and the politics of human research:  The transformative-emancipatory perspective. (pp. 135-164).  In A. Tashakkori & Teddlie, C. (Eds.), Handbook of mixed methods in social and behavioral research.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2002).  The evaluator's role in the transformative context. K. Ryan & T. Schwandt (Eds.), Evaluation & Society. (pp. 103-117). Information Age Publishing.

Mertens, D. M. (2002). The inclusive view of evaluation:  Visions for the new millennium. In S. I. Donaldson & M. Scriven (Eds.), Evaluation social programs and problems: Visions for the new millennium. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Mertens, D. M. (2000).  Ethics and power in social research based on research with parents of deaf children.  In J. Balsius, J. Hox, E. de Leeuw, P. Schmidt (Eds.), Social science methodology in the new millennium.  Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Logic and Methodology.  Oct. 3-6, 2000, Cologne, Germany.

Mertens, D. M. (2000).  Researching disability and diversity: Merging paradigms.  In National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitative Research (Eds.), Proceedings of the New Paradigm on Disability: Research Issues and Approaches Conference.  Washington DC: Author.

Mertens, D. M. (1999). Building an international evaluation community.  In C. Russon & A. Love (Eds.), Creating a world-wide evaluation community.  Kalamazoo, MI: University of Michigan.

Mertens, D. M., Sass-Lehrer, M., & Scott-Olson, K. (2000). Sensitivity in the family-professional relationship: Parental experiences in families with young deaf and hard of hearing children.  In P. S. Spencer, C. Erting, & M. Marschark (Eds.), The deaf child in the family and at school.  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Mertens, D. M. (2000). Deaf and hard of hearing people in court: Using an emancipatory perspective to determine their needs.  In C. Truman, D. M. Mertens, & B.Humphries (Eds.) Research and Inequality.  London: Taylor & Francis.

Truman, C., Humphries, B., & Mertens, D. M. (2000).  Anti-discriminatory and emancipatory approaches to research. In C. Truman, D. M. Mertens, & B. Humphries, (Eds.) Research and Inequality.  London: Taylor & Francis.

Mertens, D. M. (1997).  Emancipatory research principles and sexual abuse in deaf residential schools.  In E. Makas (Ed.), The Proceedings of the 1996 Society for Disability Studies.  Lewiston, ME:  The Edmund S. Muskie Institute of Public Affairs, University of Southern Maine.

Mertens, D. M. (1995).  Identify and respect differences among participants in an evaluation study.  In W. Shadish (Ed.), The American Evaluation Association's Guiding Principles.  San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass.

Mertens, D. M., Berkeley, T., & Lopez, S. D. (1995).  Using participatory evaluation in an international context.  In B. Cousins (Ed.), Participatory Evaluation.  London:  Falmer.

Mertens, D. M. (1995).  Feminism and diversity:  Transforming the curriculum for training researchers in education and psychology.  In C. Benz & L. Freed (Eds.), Achieving gender equity in the classroom and on the campus:  The next steps.  Washington, DC:  American Association of University Women.

Mertens, D. M. (1994).  Training evaluators:  Unique skills and knowledge.  In J. Altschuld & M. Engle (Eds.), The preparation of professional evaluators:  Issues, perspectives and current status. San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

Mertens, D. M. (1991).  Improving CAI with cognitive learning theory.  In S. Polowe-Aldersley (Ed.), Proceedings of the 56th Biennial Meeting, Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf.  Rochester, NY:  NTID.

NOTE: I published an additional 15 chapters between 1993 and 1990.

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Mertens, D.M., Bazeley, P., Bowleg, L., Fielding, N., Maxwell, J., Molina-Azorin, J.F., & Niglas, K. (2016). Expanding thinking through a kaleidoscopic look into the future: Implications of the Mixed Methods International Research Association’s Task Force Report on the Future of Mixed Methods. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1-7.

Mertens, D.M. (2016). Assumptions at the philosophical and programmatic levels in evaluation, Evaluation and Program Planning, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.05.010

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Program evaluation without a client: The case of the disappearing intended users. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 25(3), 47-57.

Mertens, D. M. (2012). Transformative mixed methods: Addressing inequities. American Behavioral Scientist, 56(6), 802-813.

Mertens, D.M. (2011). Book review: Social research and reflexivity. International Sociology Review of Books, 27(2) 192-194.

Mertens, D. M. (2011). Integrating pathways: Research and policy making in pursuit of social justice. International Review of Qualitative Research, 4(2), pp. 149-170.

Mertens, D. M. (2010). Philosophy in mixed methods teaching: The transformative paradigm as illustration. International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 4, 9-18.

Mertens, D. M. (2010). Transformative mixed-methods research. Qualitative inquiry, 16(6), 469-474.

Mertens, D.M., Harris, R., & MacGlaughin, H. (2010). Bringing a cultural lens to research with disability and deaf communities. The Community Psychologist, 43(4), pp. 11-13.

Mertens, D.M. (2010). Social transformation and evaluation. Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 10(2), pp. 3-10.

Harris, R., Holmes, H., & Mertens, D. M. (2009). Research ethics in sign language communities. Sign Language Studies, 9 (2), 104-131.

Mertens, D. M. & Ginsberg, P. E. (2008). Deep in ethical waters: Transformative perspectives for qualitative social work research. Qualitative Social Work, 7(4), 484-503.

Mertens, D. M., Fraser, J., & Heimlich, J. E. (2008). M or F? Gender, identity and the transformative paradigm in research methods. Museums & Society, 3(1), 81-92.

Mertens, D. M. (2008). Social justice research: The power to reveal hidden agendas. Educational Researcher, 37, 102-105.

Mertens, D. M. & Musyoka, M. (2007). Making research and evaluation our own: Ethical implications for strengthening the foundations for Africa-rooted and Africa-led inquiry. Mosenodi, 15(1&2), pp. 5-16.

Mertens, D. M. (2007). Transformative considerations: Inclusion and social justice. American Journal of Evaluation, 28(1), 86-90.

Mertens, D. M. (2007). Transformative paradigm: Mixed methods and social justice. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1(3), 212-225.

Easterbrooks, S. R., Stephenson, B., & Mertens, D. M. (2006). Master teachers' responses to twenty literacy and science/mathematics practices in deaf education. American Annals of the Deaf, 151(4), 398-409.

Mertens, D. M. (2005). The inauguration of the International Organization for Cooperation in Evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 26(1), 124-130.

Mertens, D. M. (2001). Inclusivity and transformation:  Evaluation in 2010. American Journal of Evaluation. 22(3), 367-374.

Mertens, D. M. & Russon, C. (2000).  A proposal for the International Organization for Cooperation in Evaluation.  American Journal of Evaluation, 21(2), 275-283.

Balch, G. & Mertens, D. M. (1999). Focus group design and group dynamics: Lessons from deaf and hard of hearing participants. American Journal of Evaluation, 20(2), 265-277.

Mertens, D. M. (1999).  Inclusive evaluation: Implications of transformative theory for evaluation.  American Journal of Evaluation, 20(1), 1-14.

NOTE: I published an additional 25 articles in refereed journals from 1973-1998.

 

Editorials

Marti, T. S. & Mertens, D.M. (2014). Mixed methods research with groups at risk: New developments and key debates. Editorial. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 8(3), 207-211.

Mertens, D.M. (2011). Publishing mixed methods research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 5(1), p. 3-6.

Mertens, D.M. (2011). Mixed methods as tools for social change.  Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1-3.

Mertens, D.M. (2010). Divergence and mixed methods. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 4(1), 3-5.

 

 

Encyclopedia Entries

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Special education and gender. In J.A. Banks (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education, pp. 2062-2064. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M., Wilson, A., & Mounty, J. (2007). Sex equity and disability. In B. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia on Gender and Education. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Mertens, D. M. (2005). Disenfranchised. In S. Mathison, (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Evaluation.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2005). Feminism. In S. Mathison, (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Evaluation.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2005). Inclusion. In S. Mathison, (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Evaluation.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2005). Inclusive Evaluation. In S. Mathison, (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Evaluation.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2005). Transformative Paradigm. In S. Mathison, (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Evaluation.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2004). Consequential validity. In M. Lewis-Beck, A. Bryman, & T. F. Liao (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Research Methods for the Social Sciences.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2004). Cross-Cultural Research. In M. Lewis-Beck, A. Bryman, & T. F. Liao (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Research Methods for the Social Sciences.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Dissertation

 

Identifying Concrete and Formal Level Functioning in Classroom Teachers, University of Kentucky, 1977.

 

Thesis

 

The Effect of Student's Sex and the Favorability and Style of Presentation of a Psychological Report on the Expectations of Teachers in Training, University of Kentucky, 1973.

 

Journal Articles – Non-Refereed

 MacGlaughlin, H. M. & Mertens, D.M. (2014). High expectations require supporting new teachers, educating the school community. Odyssey, 15, 46-49.

Mertens, D.M. & Hesse-Biber, S. (2013). Mixed methods and credibility of evidence in evaluation. In D.M. Mertens & S. Hesse-Biber (Eds.), Mixed methods and credibility of evidence in evaluation. New Directions in Evaluation, 138, 5-13.

Mertens, D.M. (2013). What does a transformative lens bring to credible evidence? In D.M. Mertens & S. Hesse-Biber (Eds.), Mixed methods and credibility of evidence in evaluation. New Directions in Evaluation, 138, 27-35.

Mertens, D. M. (2009). Transformative Psychological Research in Pursuit of Social Justice. Eye on Psi Chi, Winter 2009, vol. 13(2).

Meadow-Orlans, K. P., Mertens, D. M., & Sass-Lehrer, M. A. (2003). Hard of hearing children: Still overlooked. Odyssey, 4(2), 4-9.

 

PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

 

Mertens, D.M. (2015). Transformative mixed methods resilience research. Invited plenary address, Pathways to resilience III Conference. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 2015.

Mertens, D.M. (2015). Social justice amidst standards and accountability. Keynote address at the Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute, Minneapolis, MN, March 2015.

Mertens, D.M. (2014). Evaluation: Context, theory of change, and design. Presentation for the Kyrgyzstan Evaluation Network, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, December 2014.

Mertens, D.M. (2014). Indigenous pathways in social research, addressing inequities. International Sociological Association World Congress, Yokohama, Japan, July 2014.

Mertens, D.M. (2014). Transformative mixed methods mixed with resilience theory. Mixed Methods International Research Association annual meeting, Boston MA, Invited panel, June 2014.

Mertens, D.M. (2014). Eval 101. Invited presentation, American Evaluation Association annual conference, Denver, CO, October.

Mertens, D.M. (2014). Evolution of research on symbiosis in the Journal of Mixed Methods Research. Invited presentation, Anniversary conference for the College of Human Ecology, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, October, 2014.

Mertens, D.M. & Tarsilla, M. (2014). Mixed methods in international development. Peer reviewed presentation, American Evaluation Association annual conference, Washington DC, October.

Mertens, D.M. (2014). Mixed methods and resilience theory. International meeting at Kathmandu University, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2014.

Mertens, D.M. (2014). Progress? Participation of women and girls with disabilities in education and employment in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Presentation at the United Nations Committee on the Status of Women (58th session). NY, March 2014.

Mertens, D.M. (2014). Enabling gender responsive and equity focused evaluation. EvalPartners Webinar, January, 2014.

Mertens, D.M. & Bledsoe, K. (2013). Transformative mixed methods. Peer reviewed presentation, American Evaluation Association annual conference, Washington DC, October.

Mertens, D.M. (2013). Rights based evaluation: Implications for evaluation questions. Invited presentation, American Evaluation Association Coffee Break Series, Washington DC, October.

Mertens, D.M. (2013). How can mixed methods serve psychologists? Keynote address at the German Association of Psychology’s Method and Evaluation conference, Klagenfurt Austria, September.

Mertens, D.M. (2013). Mixed methods in evaluation: Enhancing effectiveness of corporate social investment. Invited presentation, Roberto Marinho Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July.

Mertens, D.M. (2013). Evaluation questions matched to methods: Step back and reflect. Invited presentation for the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta GA, July.

Mertens, D.M. & Zimmerman, H. (2013). Philosophical framing for social justice evaluation. Peer reviewed presentation at the Center for Responsive Evaluation and Assessment conference, Chicago, IL, April.

Mertens, D.M. (2013). Transformative paradigm and research in nursing and the health professions. Invited presentation, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, April 2013.

Mertens, D.M. (2013). Mixed methods and social change in evaluation. Invited presentation, University of Warsaw, Program for Ministries of Poland, Warsaw, Poland, March.

Mertens, D.M. & Chelladurai, S., (2013). Transformative evaluation. Invited presentation, the Evaluation Conclave, Kathmandu Nepal, February.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Social Justice Theorists Grow Stronger Every Day. Presentation: Annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN, October.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Evaluation theory branches or currents. Invited Presentation: Annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN, October.

 

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Transformative research with the disability community. Peer reviewed presentation at the Rehabilitation International 5th Arab Region Conference, Doha Qatar, September 25-27, 2012.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Philosophical, theoretical, and methodological stances in program evaluation. Presentation at the Teaching Evaluation in South Asia meeting, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 7-9, 2012.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Plenary Address: Mixed methods research in the service of social justice.  American Psychological Association annual conference, Orlando FL, August 2012.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Evaluation paradigms, theories, and approaches. Invited presentation at the Teaching Evaluation in South Asia conference, August 7, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Ethics and designing educational research. Invited presentation at the University College, Cork, Ireland, July 2, 2012.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Goodness of fit: Framing and designing educational research. Guest lecture, Summer School for Education and Social Science Researchers, School of Education, University College, Cork, Ireland, July 2, 2012.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Contributions of indigenous researchers to quality in research. Presentation at the International Sociological Association's RC33: Logic and Methodology conference, July 10, 2012, Sydney, Australia.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Professionalization of evaluation for the challenges in modern societies. Invited presentation for the Centrum fur Evaluation, Saarland University's conference The Future of Evaluation in Modern Societies, June 15, 2012, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Mertens, D.M. & Freshwater, Dawn. (2012). Training for Reviewers of Mixed Methods Research. Presentation at the International Mixed Methods Conference, June 18, 2012, Leeds, England.

Mertens, D.M. & Freshwater, Dawn. (2012). Publishing in the Journal of Mixed Methods Research. Presentation at the International Mixed Methods Conference, June 19, 2012, Leeds, England.

Mertens, D.M. (2012). Culture and Context in Mixed Methods Research. Plenary speaker at the International Mixed Methods Conference, June 19, 2012, Leeds, England.

NOTE: I have made 285 additional presentations between 1973 and 2012 around the world.