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    Our alumni have a range of interests and professions.

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IDPE alumna Dr. Brandy Brown was recently named climate and energy advisor to lead the charge on climate change in the State by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. You can also read about her IDPE experience.

There is a second edition of Evaluation, Theory, Models, & Applications by WMU Professor Emeritus Dr. Daniel Stufflebeam and IDPE Director Dr. Chris Coryn.

IDPE Director Dr. Chris Coryn received the American Educational Research Association Research on Evaluation Special Interest Group Research on Evaluation Distinguished Scholar Award and the Western Michigan University Emerging Scholar Award.

IDPE graduate Dr. Tererai Trent was named Oprah Winfrey's all-time favorite guest. Oprah donated $1.5 million to Trent's home village to build and support a new school. Read about the Matau Primary School Project in Zimbabwe and purchase Dr. Trent's new book The Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting our Sacred Dreams.