Emergent Voices in Evaluation

EViE 2021 Theme: Centering Equity and Social Justice in the Changing Evaluation Landscape: What’s Next for the Field of Evaluation?

This year’s event will be hosted virtually on May 20th and 21st.

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The Emergent Voices in Evaluation (EViE) conference is a graduate student-led conference that is intended to serve as a catalyst in promoting interdisciplinary scholarship between emerging graduate-student evaluators in the southeastern united states. This annual conference provides an opportunity for graduate student evaluators to present original work, engage in dialogue about evaluation theory and practice and network with fellow emerging evaluators and academics in the region.

EViE features original research and evaluation work from diverse fields such as education, public health, and international development and is intended to serve as a catalyst in promoting collaboration and scholarship among student researchers and evaluators in the Southeastern United States.

Call for Proposals

The 2021 Call for Proposals is now closed.
Notifications of accepted proposals will be sent out shortly.

The EViE Conference is excited to be back virtually for Spring 2021! This conference’s theme is “Centering Equity and Social Justice in the Changing Evaluation Landscape: What’s Next for the Field of Evaluation?”

The call is soliciting proposals from emerging evaluators which includes practitioners, graduate and post-secondary students engaging in evaluation-oriented studies, and recent graduate who are involved in evaluation practice and/or research.

Please access the included PDF file for greater details about the call. For any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to evieconferece@gmail.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Keynote Speaker

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We are honored to have Dr. Melvin Hall as the keynote speaker for EViE 2021.

Dr. Melvin Hall is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Educational Psychology at Northern Arizona University. Dr. Hall has extensive expertise in the role of culture in evaluation and is a Founding Faculty Affiliate of the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment. Dr. Hall has over 40 years of experience in higher education including serving as Dean at four universities.  Some of his present engagements include projects aimed at broadening participation in STEM and the intersectionality of race and class in evaluation. 


Registration for the 2021 virtual EViE Conference is now live!

Early bird registration pricing ends April 30, 2021.

UNCG Students get FREE registration!! Please email evieconference@gmail.com from your UNCG email address to get your registration code.

Please register through Eventbrite and as always, please reach out to evieconference@gmail.com with any questions or concerns that you may have. We look forward to seeing you!!

We are very excited to host a virtual conference via Zoom with you this year and bring people together from various locations, disciplines, and areas of expertise. The design and format are intended to create opportunities for attendees to engage in sustained dialogue and reflect together meaningfully around the theme throughout the day.

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If you have questions, please do not hesitate to reach out, evieconference@gmail.com.