This file was prepared for electronic distribution by the inforM staff. Questions or comments should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. APPENDIX B DIRECTORY OF CONSULTANTS The following list of consultants consists only of those people who were involved in the "Courage to Question" project. The names include two groups: individuals who were part of the National Assessment Team advising participants about assessment and women's studies faculty members from participating institutions who had gained expertise and would have time to assist other campuses in assessment projects. We have highlighted specializations and strengths to facilitate matching the consultant to meet specific needs of a campus assessment project. CAROLYNE W. ARNOLD Assistant Professor College of Public and Community Services University of Massachusetts-Boston Boston, Massachusetts 02125 National Assessment Team Member Carolyne Arnold, who also is a senior researcher at the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, has conducted a number of evaluation research and assessment studies and has extensive experience in the application of a range of quantitative as well as qualitative methods and techniques. Her skills include the conceptualization of research designs and methodologies, sample selection, survey and questionnaire construction, interviewing techniques, participant observation, social science experiments, reduction and interpretation of data, and related facets of investigation. Her area of expertise is minority women and the epidemiology of reproductive biology. ANITA CLAIR FELLMAN Director, Women's Studies Program Associate Professor of History Old Dominion University BAL 809 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, Virginia 23529 Anita Clair Fellman co-authored "Making Connections" in The Courage to Question: Women's Studies and Student Learning. Her field of specialization is American history. Her publications include Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women's History; "Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane: The Politics of a Mother-Daughter Relationship"; and "The Literature of Individualism: The Little House Books in American Culture" (forthcoming). Her strengths in assessment are in setting realistic goals; assessing the knowledge base, especially in women's studies; and creating strategies for building cohesive investigative teams. LAURIE ANN FINKE Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program Kenyon College Gambier, Ohio 43022 Laurie Ann Finke, formerly a faculty member at Lewis and Clark College, is the co-author of "A Single Curriculum" in The Courage to Question. Her fields of specialization include theory, feminist theory, and gender studies. Her strengths as assessment consultant include portfolio assessment, design of assessment tools, and curriculum integration and its assessment. Finke's publications include Feminist Theory, Women's Writing: The Uses of Complexity; and "Pedagogy of the Depressed: Feminism, Poststructuralism, and Pedagogic Practice" (forthcoming). PAT HUTCHINGS Director, AAHE Teaching Initiative American Association for Higher Education One Dupont Circle, Suite 360 Washington, D.C. 20036 National Assessment Team Member and project external evaluator Pat Hutchings formerly was the director of AAHE's Assessment Forum, which promotes approaches to assessment that involve faculty members and foster more and better student learning. She is the author of numerous articles on creative teaching and assessment, including "Watching Assessment: Questions, Stories, Prospects" and "Learning Over Time: Portfolio Assessment." She has worked with hundreds of faculty members on teaching, learning, and assessment. Hutchings' strengths as an assessment consultant include working on the early stages of a project, where a group comes to understand what assessment, at its best, might do for them and their program. She also is helpful with questions such as: Who is doing what on campuses across the country? What seems to be working when it comes to contributing to student learning? Who are the people to talk to for special advice? LEE KNEFELKAMP Chair, Higher Education Department Professor of Higher Education P.O. Box 101 Teachers College, Columbia University New York, New York 10027 Chair, National Assessment Team Lee Knefelkamp's areas of expertise include: intellectual and ethical development in both traditional and women's models/methods of assessment; helping faculty members create and use "cues" (phrases, language structure) to assess this type of development; and differentiating learning styles, using Myers-Briggs, Kolb, and other models of differences in learning styles. She also has expertise in the construction of questionnaires and interview formats and recording of information. Knefelkamp is skilled at creating "decision rules" that groups use to view contextually specific data such as exams, papers, presentations; personal/interpersonal development; and finding ways to assess interpersonal growth dynamics. Finally, she has experience working with portfolios, assessment of experiential learning, exam questions, short/quick classroom assessment techniques, and participant observation. CARYN McTlGHE MUSIL Senior Research Associate Association of American Colleges 1818 R Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20009 Project Director, "The Courage to Question: Women's Studies and Student Learning" Caryn McTighe Musil is the editor of three publications emerging from "The Courage to Question." She formerly was the executive director of the National Women's Studies Association. Musil was chair of the Women's Studies National Task Force that wrote Liberal Learning and the Women's Studies Major and is the author of numerous articles and presentations on women's studies, assessment, curriculum transformation, and student learning. She has served as a consultant and external evaluator at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Musil's special expertise is in women's studies program development, curriculum development, faculty development, and pedagogy. Her strengths in assessment include: "detoxifying" the term, getting started on a project, identifying potential sources of data collections, constructing an inclusive assessment design, and using research findings strategically for program development and improvement. MICHELE PALUDI Professor of Psychology Hunter College, City University of New York 695 Park Avenue New York, New York 10021 Michele Paludi, formerly director of Hunter's Women's Studies Program, is the co-author of "Feminist Education" in The Courage to Question. Her field of specialization is experimental psychology, with an emphasis on career development concerns. Paludi's strengths as assessment consultant include developing surveys and establishing assessment workshops for faculty members and administrators. Her publications include Foundations for a Feminist Restructuring of the Academic Disciplines; Exploring/Teaching the Psychology of Women: A Manual of Resources; and "Integrating the Scholarship on Ethnicity into the Psychology of Women Course." JOAN POLINER SHAPIRO Associate Dean, College of Education Ritter Hall, 2nd Floor Temple University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122 National Assessment Team Member Joan Poliner Shapiro, who was for many years co-director of the women's studies program at the University of Pennsylvania, is the author of numerous articles on evaluation and assessment, including, "Participatory Evaluation: Towards a Transformation of Assessment for Women's Studies Programs and Projects" and "Consideration of Ethical Issues in the Assessment of Feminist Projects: A Case Study Using Illuminative Evaluation." She possesses a background in evaluating both quantitative and qualitative assessment approaches and has helped design questionnaires and interview formats for feminist projects. She calls her particular form of assessment "participatory evaluation." Shapiro has served as external evaluator at many diverse higher educational sites including, among others, Bryn Mawr College, Great Lakes Colleges at the University of Michigan, and the University of Delaware. LINDA R. SILVER Coordinator, Women's Studies Program Oberlin College Oberlin, Ohio 44074 Linda Silver is the author of "Self-Empowerment and Difference" in The Courage to Question. Her field of specialization is public administration and librarianship, and she has had assessment experience at Oberlin College, Cleveland State University, and Cuyahoga County Public Library. Silver's experience best corresponds to assessment activities within interdisciplinary academic programs or public organizations with more than four hundred employees. JILL MATTUCK TARULE Dean of the College of Education and Social Services University of Vermont 311 Waterman Building Burlington, Vermont 05405-0160 National Assessment Team Member One of the authors of Women's Ways of Knowing, Jill Mattuck Tarule is interested in assessment emphasizing qualitative research and formative evaluation. Tarule is experienced with all aspects of interviewing (design of interview schedule, training interviewers, data analysis), including that which incorporates exploring cognitive reasoning and other developmental themes. She places particular emphasis on how women as learners have distinct needs that frequently are not addressed by mainstream academic cultures. Tarule has worked with instruments other than interviews and can consult on the use of the Kolb Learning Style Inventory, Loevinger's Ego Development Scale, and student self-evaluations. She also has done a number of program evaluations using a qualitative narrative approach and creates designs sensitive to sociopolitical issues within an institution. MARY KAY THOMPSON TETREAULT Dean, School of Human Development and Community Service California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, California 92634 National Assessment Team Member Mary Kay Thompson Tetreault is co-author of Inside Women's Classrooms: Mastery, Voice, Authority and Positionality (forthcoming). She is the author of numerous articles in education and women's studies journals, including "Integrating Content About Women and Gender Into the Curriculum" and "Inside Feminist Classrooms: An Ethnographic Approach" (forthcoming). Her interests include the ways feminist theory informs the transformation of the disciplines, the evaluation of women's studies courses and curriculum integration projects, and feminist ways of teaching. She can assist in ethnographic approaches to assessment. Tetreault's earlier work included the development of feminist phase theory--a classification scheme that details the evolution in thought during the past twenty years about the incorporation of women's traditions, history, and experiences into selected disciplines. GAY VICTORIA Instructor/Research Assistant, Women's Studies Program University of Colorado Cottage No. 1, Campus Box 246 Boulder, Colorado 80309-0246 Gay Victoria is the co-author of "Personalized Learning" in The Courage to Question. Her field of specialization is feminist pedagogy. Victoria's strengths as an assessment consultant include an ability to identify phenomena that warrant more intensive investigation, or "progressive focusing." Her experience best corresponds to assessment activities within women's studies programs at large institutions, using classroom observation and illuminative JEAN WARD Director, Gender Studies Program Professor of Communications Lewis and Clark College Portland, Oregon 97219 Jean Ward is the co-author of "A Single Curriculum" in The Courage to Question. Her field of specialization is rhetoric and public address. Her strengths as an assessment consultant include curricular integration assessment for women's studies and gender studies, portfolio assessment for women's studies and gender studies, assessment of knowledge base and learning skills in women's studies and gender studies, and the use of interviews in assessment. She has served as a reviewer for FIPSE on grant proposals for projects related to women, minorities, and core curriculum. Ward's presentations include "Incorporating Feminist Scholarship into the Core Curriculum: Model Projects in the Northwest" and "Incorporating Perspectives on Women in the Undergraduate Curriculum: Taking a Close Look." Her experience best corresponds to assessment activities in women's studies or gender studies at private liberal arts colleges, using qualitative and quantitative methodologies. MARCIA WESTKOTT Director, Women's Studies Program Professor of Sociology University of Colorado Cottage No. 1, Campus Box 246 Boulder, Colorado 80309-0246 Marcia Westkott is the co-author of "Personalized Learning" in The Courage to Question. Her field of specialization is feminist theory and the psychology of women. She has had assessment experience at the University of Colorado Oregon State University, and Western Washington State University. Westkott's strengths as an assessment consultant include the ability to synthesize information and materials. Her publications include "The New Psychology of Women: A Cautionary View" (forthcoming) and "Women's Studies as a Strategy for Change: Between Criticism and Vision." Her presentations include "Assessing Women's Studies Programs"; "Integrating Women of Color in the Liberal Arts Curriculum"; and "The General Education Requirement." She has served as a consultant to the women's studies program at the University of Arizona, the Women's Studies Integration Project at Colorado College, and the University of Maine. BARBARA ANN WINSTEAD Associate Professor of Psychology Old Dominion University Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, Virginia 23529 Barbara Ann Winstead is the co-author of "Making Connections" in The Courage to Question. Her field of specialization is personality and developmental psychology. Her presentations include "Assessment of Student Learning in Women's Studies at Old Dominion University"; "Relationship and Achievement Stressors: Sex Differences in Appraisals, Coping, and Outcome"; and "Contemporary Topics in Personality Theory, Research, and Applications: Attachment and Gender." Her strengths in assessment are in setting realistic goals; assessing the knowledge base, especially in women's studies; and creating strategies for building cohesive investigative teams.