Research & Scholarly Achievement
at Gallaudet University


Donna Mertens

Scholarship and creative activity

2011

Mertens, D. M. & Mager, V. (2010, October). Gender and transformative evaluation. Presented at the Evaluation Conclave, New Delhi, India.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, September). Credibility of research evidence from a transformative stance. Videoconference presentation at the Building Research Capacity Seminar, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

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

Mertens, D. M. (2011, June). Mixed methods contribution to social change. Presentation at the International Mixed Methods conference, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, April). The challenges surrounding creating a research project. Invited presentation at the Association of College & Research Libraries, Philadelphia, PA.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, April). What is the difference between traditional and transformative research? Research colloquium at Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, December). The evaluator's professional growth path. Presentation at the Washington Evaluator's meeting, Washington, DC.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, October). Linking Aboriginal health research with social justice goals. Aboriginal Health Education and Research Unit, Geraldton, Australia.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, September). Transformative research with the disability community. Presentation at Victoria University, Pipitea Campus, Wellington New Zealand.

Mertens, D. M. & Bledsoe, K. (2011, June). Transformative mixed methods evaluation. Invited presentation at the American Evaluation Association and Centers for Disease Control annual evaluation conference in Atlanta, GA.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, April). Mixed methods in evaluation: Theories and approaches. Invited presentation at the Evaluation Curriculum group meeting in Hyderabad, India.

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

Mertens, D. M. (2011, April). Research and social transformation. Research colloquium at Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, October). Context matters in social justice research. Presentation to the Faculty of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, May). The ethics of transformational research. Presentation at the Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark South Africa.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, July). UNIFEM/IPEN transformative mixed methods evaluation. Workshop presented in Almaty, Kazakhstan for UN Women.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, May). Publishing mixed methods research. Presentation at the Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark South Africa.

Mertens, D. M., Sullivan, M., & Stace, H. (2011). Disability communities: Transformative research and social justice. In N. K. Denzin & Y. S. Lincoln (Eds.) Handbook of qualitative research, 4th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, September). Social transformation and research. Presentation at the NGA̅ PAE O TE MA̅RAMATANGA Seminar at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, June). Evaluation of poverty reduction programs in Sri Lanka. Invited presentation at the Centre for Poverty Analysis, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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

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

Mertens, D. M. (2011, June). Current issues in mixed methods research. Plenary presentation at the International Mixed Methods conference, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, November). Transformative lens applied to gender focused evaluation. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, San Antonio, TX.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, September). Introduction to transformative research [Lecture]. Massey University Graduate School, Palmerston University, New Zealand.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, October). Linking evaluation and social justice. Presented as part of the Australasian Evaluation Society's Professional Development Programme in Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth, Australia.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, June). Methodological guidance in evaluation for social justice. Invited presentation at the Sri Lanka Evaluation Association's annual meeting, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Mertens, D. M. & Solomon, C. (2010, October). Transformative evaluation mixed methods. Presented at The Evaluation Conclave, New Delhi, India.

Mertens, D. M. (2010, September). Disability research and social transformation. Presentation at the Donald Beasley Research Institute, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2012

Mertens, D. M. (2012). Professionalization of evaluation for the challenges in modern societies. Presented at the conference for The Future of Evaluation in Modern Societies, Centrum fur Evaluation, Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany.

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

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.

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. (2012, June). Mixed methods program evaluation designs. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association and Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, February). Human rights and foreign language research. Presented for Foreign Language Department research seminar, Universidad de Pamplona, Colombia.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, May). Ethics of use for qualitative research as a global endeavor. Presented at the International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign/Urbana, IL.

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 Publications.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, July). Contributions of indigenous researchers to quality in research. Presented at the meeting of the International Sociological Association, Sydney, Australia.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, May). Navigating the terrain of social justice: Multiple voices in mixed methods research. Keynote address at the International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign/Urbana, IL.

Mertens, D. M. (2012). Philosophical, theoretical, and methodological stances in program evaluation. Presented at the conference for Teaching Evaluation in South Asia, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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

Mertens, D. M. (2012, July). Goodness of fit: Framing and designing educational research [Lecture]. Summer school for Education and Social Science Researchers, University College, Cork, Ireland.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, January). Rights and responsibilities in development evaluation: A transformative view. Presented at a panel at the meeting of the African Evaluation Association, Ghana, Africa.

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

Mertens, D. M. (2012, February). Human rights and transformative mixed methods research in education. Presented for the Georgia State University College of Education Research Series, Atlanta, GA.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, January). Feminist perspectives in development evaluation. Presented at the African Evaluation Association conference, Ghana, Africa.

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

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

Mertens, D.M. & Freshwater, Dawn. (2012, June). Training for reviewers of mixed methods research. Presented at the International Mixed Methods Conference, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, November). Application of the AEA public statement on cultural competence in evaluation: Examples from projects in the Deaf community. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, November). Differences in viewpoints with regard to the purpose of an evaluation when stakeholders know the funded program is ending. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, August). Mixed methods research in the service of social justice. Plenary address at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, October). Linking social justice and program evaluation. Keynote address at the meeting of the Oregon Program Evaluation Network, Portland, OR.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, September). Transformative research with the disability community. Presented at the Rehabilitation International Arab Region Conference, Doha, Qatar.

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. New York, NY: United Nations.

Mertens, D. M. (2012). Ethics and social justice in ethnocultural qualitative research. 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. & Bledsoe, K. (2011, November). Transformative mixed methods in evaluation. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.

Mertens, D. M. (2011, October). Poverty, human rights and transformative research. Keynote address at the Building Solutions to Poverty: Methods and Metrics for Identifying Success Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

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

Mertens, D. M. (2012, January). Methodological guidance in evaluation for social justice. Presented at the Webinar on Equity Focused Evaluation.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, June). Culture and context in mixed methods research. Plenary speech at the the International Mixed Methods Conference, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Mertens, D. M. & Freshwater, D. (2012, June). Publishing in the Journal of Mixed Methods Research. Presented at the International Mixed Methods Conference, Leeds, United Kingdom.

2013

Mertens, D. M., Cram, F., & Chilisa, B. (Eds.). (2013). Indigenous researchers' journeys. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Mertens, D. M., & Stewart, N. (2013). The feminist practice of program evaluation. In S. Hesse-Biber (Ed.), Feminist research practice ( 2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mertens, D. M. (2013). What does a transformative lens bring to credible evidence? New Directions in Evaluation, 138, 27-36.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, October). When human rights is the starting point for evaluation. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Mertens, D. M. (2013, May). Ethical issues of interviewing members of marginalized communities outside academia. Presented at the meeting of the International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign-Urbana, IL.

Mertens, D. M. (2013, May). Indigenous pathways into social research: An overview. Presented at the meeting of the International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign-Urbana, IL.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, October). Social justice theorists grow stronger every day. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Mertens, D. M., & Hesse-Biber, S. (2013). Mixed methods and credibility of evidence in evaluation. New Directions in Evaluation, 138, 5-14.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, October). Evaluation 101. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Mertens, D. M. (2013, August). Addressing human rights challenges in program evaluation. Presented at Encompass, Rockville, MD.

Mertens, D. M. (2013, March). Mixed methods in evaluation and policy research. Presented at the University of Warsaw, Academy of Evaluation, Warsaw, Poland.

Mertens, D. M., Campbell, P., & Jolly, E. (2012, October). Using environmental scans to increase the validity of evaluations with diverse populations. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Mertens, D. M., & Solomon, C. (2013, February). Transformative evaluation. Presented at the meeting of the Evaluation Conclave, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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. (2013, July). Evaluation questions matched to methods: Step back and reflect. Presented at the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA.

Mertens, D. M. (2012, October). Evaluation theory branches or ocean currents. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Mertens, D. M. (2013, July). Mixed methods in evaluation: Enhancing effectiveness of corporate investment. Presented in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Mertens, D. M. (2013). Mixed methods. In A. Trainor & E. Graue (Eds.), Reviewing qualitative research in the social sciences (pp. 139-150). New York, NY: Routledge.

Mertens, D. M. (2013, April). Transformative paradigm and research in nursing the health professions. Presented at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Mertens, D. M., & Heather, Z. (2013, April). A transformative framework for culturally responsive evaluations. Presented at the meeting of the Center for Responsive Evaluation and Assessment, Chicago, IL.

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

Mertens, D. M. (2013, May). Transformative mixed methods as a tool to address complexity associated with inequity. Presented at the meeting of the International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign-Urbana, IL.

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