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As the Cultural Competence in Evaluation Task Force prepared the Statement on Cultural Competence in Evaluation, they drew upon their own knowledge, disciplinary training, and professional and life experience. They offer these references below as resources that have deeply impacted at least one member of the group:

            Betancourt, J. R., Green, A. R., Carrillo, J. E., & Ananeh-Firempong, O. (2003). Defining cultural competence: A practical framework for addressing racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care. Public Health Rep., 118(4), 293-302.

Betancourt, J. R., Green, A. R., Carrillo, J. E., & Park, E. R. (2005). Cultural competence and health care disparities: Key perspectives and trends. Health Affairs, 24(2), 499-505.

Brooks, P. (2009, November). Identifying, measuring, and interpreting racism in evaluation efforts. Workshop presented at the 23rd annual conference of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Carter, M. (2003). Telling tales out of school: “What’s the fate of a Black story in a White world full of White stories?” In G. R. López & L. Parker (Eds.), Interrogating racism in qualitative research methodology (pp. 29-48). New York: Peter Lang.

Crazy Bull, C. (1997). A native conversation about research and scholarship. Tribal College Journal, 9, 17-23.

Cross, T., Bazron, B. J., Dennis, K. W., & Isaacs, M. R. (1989). Towards a culturally competent system of care: A monograph on effective services for minority children who are severely emotionally disturbed. Georgetown University Child Development Center: CASSP Technical Assistance Center: Washington DC.
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Este, D. (2007). Cultural competence and social work practice in Canada. Canadian Social Work Review, 24(1), 93-104.

Fausto-Sterling, A. (1993, March/April). The five sexes: Why male and female are not enough. The Sciences, 20-24. Retrieved 8/11/09 from http://frank.mtsu.edu/~phollowa/5sexes.html

Frierson, H. T., Hood, S., & Hughes, G. B. (2010). A guide to conducting culturally-responsive evaluations.. In Frechtling, J., The 2010 user-friendly handbook for project evaluation (pp. 75-96). National Science Foundation.

Gergen, M. (1993). Unbundling our binaries—genders, sexualities, desires. In S. Wilkinson & C. Kitzinger (Eds.), Heterosexuality: A feminism & psychology reader (pp. 62-64). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Greene, J. C. (2006). Evaluation, democracy, and social change. In I. F. Shaw, J. C. Greene & M. M. Mark (Eds.), The Sage handbook of evaluation (pp. 118-140). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Hood, S. (2004). A journey to understand the role of culture in evaluation: Snapshots and
personal reflections of one African American evaluator. In M. Thompson-Robinson, R. Hopson, & S. SenGupta (Eds.), In search of cultural competence in evaluation: Toward principles and practices. New Directions for Evaluation, No. 102. (pp. 21-37). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Hopson, R. K. (2003). Overview of multicultural and culturally competent program evaluation:
Issues, challenges and opportunities. Woodland Hills, CA: The California Endowment.

Hopson, R. K. (2009). Reclaiming knowledge at the margins; Culturally responsive evaluation in
the current evaluation moment. In K. Ryan & J. B. Cousins (Eds.) The SAGE international handbook of educational evaluation (pp. 431-448). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jagers, R. J. (2001). Pursuing a Talent Development approach to education: Samplings from Howard University CRESPAR. The Journal of Negro Education, 70(1/2), 2-3.

Jay, M., Eatmon, D., & Frierson, H. (2005). Cultural reflections stemming from the evaluation of an undergraduate research program. In S. Hood, R. K. Hopson & H. T. Frierson (Eds.) The role of culture and cultural context: A mandate for inclusion, the discovery of truth, and understanding in evaluative theory and practice (pp. 201-216). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

Johnson, E. C., Kirkhart, K. E., Madison, A. M., Noley, G. B. & Solano-Flores, G. (2008). The impact of narrow views of scientific rigor on evaluation practices for underrepresented groups. In N. L. Smith & P. R. Brandon (Eds.), Fundamental issues in evaluation (pp. 197-218). New York: Guilford.

Kaminsky, A. (2000). Beyond the literal: Metaphors and why they matter. In R. K. Hopson (Ed.), How and why language matters in evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, No. 86 (pp. 69-80). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

King, J. A., Nielsen, J. E., & Colby, J. (2004). Lessons for culturally competent evaluation from the study of a multicultural initiative. In M. Thompson-Robinson, R. Hopson & S. SenGupta (Eds.), In search of cultural competence in evaluation: Toward principles and practices, New Directions for Evaluation, Number 102 (pp. 67-80). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kirkhart, K. E. (1995). Seeking multicultural validity: A postcard from the road. Evaluation Practice, 16(1), 1-12.

Kirkhart, K. E. (2005). Through a cultural lens: Reflections on validity and theory in evaluation. In S. Hood, R. Hopson & H. Frierson (Eds.), The role of culture and cultural context: A mandate for inclusion, the discovery of truth, and understanding in evaluative theory and practice (pp. 21-39). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Kirkhart, K. E. (2010). Eyes on the prize: Multicultural validity and evaluation theory. American Journal of Evaluation 31(3). (pp. 400-413).

Kovach, M. (2009). Indigenous methodologies: Characteristics, conversations, and contexts. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Kumas-Tan, Z., Beagan, B., Loppie, C., MacLeod, A., & Frank, B. (2007). Measures of cultural competence: examining hidden assumptions. Academic Medicine, 82(6), 548-57.

LaFrance, J. (2004). Culturally competent evaluation in Indian Country. In M. Thompson-Robinson, R. Hopson & S. SenGupta (Eds.), In search of cultural competence in evaluation: Toward Principles and Practices. New Directions for Evaluation, No. 102 (pp. 39-50). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

LaFrance, J. (2009, November). Contextualizing evaluation and research: An Indigenous Peoples’ perspective. Panel presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

LaFrance, J., & Nichols, R. (2008). Indigenous Evaluation Framework: Telling Our Story in Our Place and Time. Alexandria, VA: American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

LaFrance, J., & Nichols, R. (2010). Reframing evaluation: Defining an Indigenous Evaluation Framework, Canadian Journal of Evaluation, 23(2), 13-31.

Madison, A. M. (2000). Language in defining social problems and in evaluating social programs. In R. K. Hopson (Ed.), How and why language matters in evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, No. 86 (pp. 17-28). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Manswell Butty, J. L., Reid, M. D., & LaPoint, V. (2004). A culturally responsive evaluation approach applied to the Talent Development School-to-Career Intervention Program. In V. G. Thomas & F. I. Stevens (Eds.), Co-constructing a contextually responsive evaluation framework: The Talent Development Model of School Reform, New Directions for Evaluation, Number 101 (pp. 37-47). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Mathie, A. & Greene, J. C. (1997). Stakeholder participation in evaluation: How important is diversity? Evaluation and Program Planning, 20(3), 279-285.

Milner, H. R. (2007). Race, culture, and researcher positionality: Working through dangers seen, unseen, and unforeseen. Educational Researcher, 36(7), 388-400.

Nieto, S. (1999). Affirming diversity: The sociopolitical context of multicultural education (3rd ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Orlandi, M. A. (Ed.) (1992). Cultural competence for evaluators: A guide for alcohol and other drug abuse prevention practitioners working with ethnic/racial communities. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Substance Abuse Prevention. DHHS Publication No. (ADM) 92-1884.

Patton, M. Q. (2000). Overview: Language matters. In R. K. Hopson (Ed.), How and why language matters in evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, No. 86 (pp. 5-16). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Pon, G. (2009). Cultural competency as new racism: An ontology of forgetting. Journal of Progressive Human Services, 20(1), 59-71.

Ridley, C. R., Tracy, M. L., Pruitt-Stephens, L., Wimsatt, M. K., & Beard, J. (2008). Multicultural assessment validity. In L. A. Suzuki & J. G. Ponterotto (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural assessment: Clinical, psychological and educational applications (3rd ed., pp. 22-33). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Ridley, C. R., Mendoza, D. W., Kanitz, B. E., Angermeier, L. & Zenk, R. (1994). Cultural sensitivity in multicultural counseling: A perceptual schema model. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 41(2), 125-136.

Sakamoto, I. (2007). An anti-oppressive approach to cultural competence. Canadian Social Work Review, 24(1), 105-114.

Schein, E. H. (1996). Culture: The missing concept in organizational studies. Administrative Science Quarterly, 41, 229-240.

Schein, E. H. (2004). Organizational culture and leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

SenGupta, S., Hopson, R., & Thompson-Robinson, M. (2004). Cultural competence in evaluation: An overview. In M. Thompson-Robinson, R. Hopson & S. SenGupta (Eds.), In search of cultural competence in evaluation: Toward principles and practices, New Directions for Evaluation, No. 102 (pp. 5-19). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Smith, L. T. (1999). Decolonizing methodologies: Research and indigenous peoples. London: Zed Books.

Symonette, H. (2004). Walking pathways toward becoming a culturally competent evaluator: Boundaries, borderlands and border crossings. In M. Thompson-Robinson, R. Hopson, & S. SenGupta (Eds.), In search of cultural competence in evaluation: Towards principles and practices. New Directions for Evaluation, No. 102 (pp. 95-109). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Tafoya, T. (1995). Finding harmony: Balancing traditional values with Western science in therapy, Canadian Journal of Native Education 21 (supplement), 7-27.

Thompson-Robinson, M., Hopson, R., & SenGupta, S. (Eds.) (2004). In search of cultural competence in evaluation: Towards principles and practices. New Directions for Evaluation, 102. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Todd, S. (2007). Possibilities and problematics of cultural competence. Canadian Social Work Review, 24(1), 69-71.

Wilson, S. (2008). Research is ceremony: Indigenous research methods. Halifax & Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.

Zulli-Lowe, R. & Frierson, H. T. (2006, November). Cultural Competence in Evaluation: Beyond Race and Ethnicity. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Portland, OR.

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