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Key Professional Appointments

Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Sheila M. Miller Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Director, Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation & Assessment (CREA), Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Professor, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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Awards, Honors, Associations

Fellow, American Educational Research Association, American Educational Research Association, 2016

Adjunct Professor, School of Education Studies, Dublin City University, 2015

Paul F. Lazarsfeld Evaluation Theory Award, Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, 2015

Distinguished Alumni Award, 2006

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Publications

Brown, M., McNamara, G., O’Hara, J., Hood, S., Burns, D., & Kurum, G. (2019). Evaluating the impact of distributed culturally responsive leadership in a disadvantaged rural primary school in Ireland. Educational Management Administration and Leadership, 47(3), 457-474. https://doi.org/10.1177/1741143217739360  link >

Hood, S., & Hopson, R. (2018). Race and the Production of Knowledge in Black Higher Education: The Legacy and Contributions of Charles H. Thompson and the Journal of Negro Education in Evaluation. In B. L. Foster, S. W. Graham, & J. F. Donaldson (Eds.), Navigating the Volatility of Higher Education: Anthropological and Policy Perspectives (pp. 237-252). (Education Policy in Practice: Critical Cultural Studies). Information Age Publishing Inc..

Hood, S. (2018). Reflections on the Journey of One Aspiring Culturally Responsive Evaluator—Thus Far. New Directions for Evaluation, 2018(157), 69-71. https://doi.org/10.1002/ev.20311  link >

Hood, S. (2017). Continuing the Exploration of African Americans in the Early History of Evaluation in the United States: Contributions of Ambrose Caliver in the U.S. Office of Education. American Journal of Evaluation, 38(2), 262-274. https://doi.org/10.1177/1098214017695482  link >

Hood, S., Brown, M., McNamara, G., & Burns, D. (2017). Evaluating the impact of distributed culturally responsive leadership in a disadvantaged rural primary school in Ireland. Educational Management Administration and Leadership.

Hood, S., Hopson, R., & Kirkhart, K. E. (2015). Culturally Responsive Evaluation. In K. E. Newcomer, H. P. Hatry, & J. S. Wholey (Eds.), Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation (4 ed., pp. 281-317). Jossey-Bass Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119171386.ch12  link >

Hood, S., Hopson, R., & Frierson, H. (Eds.) (2014). Continuing the Journey to Reposition Culture and Cultural Context in Evaluation Theory and Practice. (Evaluation and Society). Information Age Publishing Inc.

Hood, S., Hopson, R., & Frierson, H. (2014). Epilogue: Toward the Next Generation and New Possibilities of 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 (Evaluation and Society). Information Age Publishing Inc..

Hood, S. (2014). How Will We Know It When We See It? A Critical Friend Perspective of the Graduate Education Diversity Internship (GEDI) Program and Its Legacy in Evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, 2014(143), 109-121. https://doi.org/10.1002/ev.20097  link >

Hood, S., Hopson, R., & Frierson, H. (2014). Introduction: This Is Where We Continue to Stand. In S. Hood, R. Hopson, & H. Frierson (Eds.), Continuing the Journey to Reposition Culture and Cultural Context in Evaluation Theory and Practice (Evaluation and Society). Information Age Publishing Inc..

Hood, D. W., Hood, S., & McBride, D. (2013). Academic careers workshop for underrepresented groups. Communications of the ACM, 56(3), 27-29. https://doi.org/10.1145/2428556.2428565  link >

Frazier-Anderson, P., Hood, S., & Hopson, R. (2011). Preliminary Considerations of an African American Culturally Responsive Evaluation System. In S. D. Lapan, M. T. Quartarolli, & F. J. Riemer (Eds.), Qualitative Research: An Introduction to Methods and Designs (pp. 347-372). (Research Methods for the Social Sciences). Jossey-Bass.

Hood, S. (2009). Evaluation for and by Navajos: A Narrative Case of the Irrelevance of Globalization. In K. E. Ryan, & J. B. Cousins (Eds.), The SAGE International Handbook of Educational Evaluation (pp. 447-464). SAGE Publications Inc.. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781452226606.n25  link >

E. Gilbert, J., Eugene, W., Swanier, C., Arbuthnot, K., Hood, S., M. Grant, M., & L. West, M. (2008). Culturally Relevant Design Practices: A Case Study For Designing Interactive Algebra Lessons For Urban Youth. i-manager's Journal of Educational Technology, 5(3), 54-60. https://doi.org/10.26634/jet.5.3.513  link >

Gilbert, J. E., Arbuthnot, K., Hood, S., Grant, M. M., West, M. L., McMillian, Y., II, E. V. C., Williams, P., & Eugene, W. (2008). Teaching Algebra Using Culturally Relevant Virtual Instructors. International Journal of Virtual Reality, 7(1), 21-30.

Hood, S., & Hopson, R. K. (2008). Evaluation roots reconsidered: Asa Hilliard, a fallen hero in the "Nobody Knows My Name" project, and African educational excellence. Review of Educational Research, 78(3), 410-426. https://doi.org/10.3102/0034654308321211  link >

Hood, S., Hopson, R., & Frierson, H. (2005). Introduction: This is Where We Stand. In S. Hood, H. Frierson, & R. Hopson (Eds.), The Role of Culture and Cultural Context in Evaluation: A Mandate for Inclusion, the Discovery of Truth and Understanding (Evaluation and Society). Information Age Publishing Inc..

Hood, S., Frierson, H., & Hopson, R. (Eds.) (2005). The Role of Culture and Cultural Context in Evaluation: A Mandate for Inclusion, the Discovery of Truth and Understanding. (Evaluation and Society). Information Age Publishing Inc.

Hopson, R., & Hood, S. (2005). An Untold Story in Evaluation Roots: Reid E. Jackson and His Contributions Towards Culturally Responsive Evaluation. In S. Hood, H. Frierson, & R. Hopson (Eds.), The Role of Culture and Cultural Context in Evaluation: A Mandate for Inclusion, the Discovery of Truth and Understanding (Evaluation and Society). Information Age Publishing Inc..

Foster, M., Hood, S., Lanehart, S., Schutz, P., & Nakagawa, K. (2004). Editorial Comments. Educational Researcher, 33(1). https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X033001003  link >

Hood, S. (2004). A journey to understand the role of culture in program evaluation: Snapshots and personal reflections of one African American evaluator. New Directions for Evaluation, 2004(102), 21-37. https://doi.org/10.1002/ev.113  link >

Frierson, H., Hood, S., & Hughes, G. (2002). A guide to conducting culturally responsive evaluation. In J. Frechtling (Ed.), The 2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation (pp. 63-73). National Science Foundation.

Hood, S., & Bennett, M. (2002). African Americans in higher education. In J. J. Forest, & K. Kinser (Eds.), Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 55-61). ABC-CLIO.

Hood, S. (2001). Nobody knows my name: In praise of African American evaluators who were responsive. New Directions for Evaluation, 2001(92), 31-44. https://doi.org/10.1002/ev.33  link >

Hood, S. (2000). Commentary on deliberative democratic evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, 2000(85), 77-83. https://doi.org/10.1002/ev.1163  link >

Hood, S., & Freeman, D. J. (2000). Contrasting Experiences of White Students and Students of Color in a Year-Round High School. The Journal of Negro Education, 69(4), 349-360. https://doi.org/10.2307/2696250  link >

Hood, S. (1998). Culturally responsive performance-based assessment: Conceptual and psychometric considerations. Journal of Negro Education, 67(3), 187-196. https://doi.org/10.2307/2668188  link >

Hood, S. (1998). Introduction and Overview: Assessment in the Context of Culture and Pedagogy: A Collaborative Effort, a Meaningful Goal. The Journal of Negro Education, 67(3), 184-186. https://doi.org/10.2307/2668187  link >

Hood, S., & Boyce, J. (1997). Refining and expanding the role of professional associations to increase the pool of faculty researchers of color. In H. T. Frierson Jr (Ed.), Mentoring and Diversity in Higher Education (pp. 141-160). (Diversity in Higher Education; Vol. 1). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd..

Hood, S., & Freeman, D. (1995). Where Do Students of Color Earn Doctorates in Education?: The "Top 25" Colleges and Schools of Education. The Journal of Negro Education, 64(4), 423-436. https://doi.org/10.2307/2967265  link >

Parker, L., & Hood, S. (1995). Minority students vs. majority faculty and administrators in teacher education: Perspectives on the clash of cultures. The Urban Review, 27(2), 159-174. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02354361  link >

Hood, S., & Parker, L. (1994). Minority Students Informing the Faculty: Implications for Racial Diversity and the Future of Teacher Education. Journal of Teacher Education, 45(3), 164-171. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022487194045003002  link >

Schneider, B., & Hood, S. (1994). Pathways to Institutional Change: From the Deans' Network to the Holmes Group. In K. M. Borman, & N. P. Greenman (Eds.), Changing American Education: Recapturing the Past or Inventing the Future? (Teacher Preparation and Development). SUNY Press.

Hood, S., & Parker, L. (1991). Minorities, Teacher Testing, and Recent U.S. Supreme Court Holdings: A Regressive Step. Teachers College Record, 92(4), 603-618.

Hood, S., & Parker, L. J. (1989). Minority Bias Review Panels and Teacher Testing for Intitial Certification: A Comparison of Two States' Efforts. The Journal of Negro Education, 58(4), 511-519. https://doi.org/10.2307/2295208  link >

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Courses

Culture/Cultural Context in Ed (CI 507) Intensive examination of problems and trends in the subject fields. Title: Culture and Cultural Context in Educational Evaluation

Cultr & Cultr Contxt in Ed Ev. (CI 516) This course provides students with an introduction to the role of culture and cultural context in program evaluation. Students will gain a basic historical perspective, introduction to selected major evaluation approaches (including culturally responsive/competent evaluation) and basic orientation to methods for designing program evaluations.

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