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Kallemeyn, Leanne M.

Title/s:  Associate Professor

Specialty Area: Program Evaluation, Mixed Methodologies, Qualitative Inquiry

Office #:  Lewis Towers 1122, WTC

Phone: 312.915.6909

Email: lkallemeyn@luc.edu

CV Link: /media/lucedu/education/faculty/cv/Kallemeyn-CV-Fall18.pdf


  • PhD, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Program Areas

  • Research Methodology

Research Interests

  • How practitioners use (and do not use) data
  • Equity-focused, values-engaged approaches to evaluation
  • Evaluation capacity building
  • Using storytelling for inquiry
  • Program evaluations of education and training programs in early childhood, K-12, and higher education

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Evaluation Association
  • American Educational Research Association

Courses Taught

  • RMTD 406: Educational Program Evaluation
  • RMTD 420: Educational Research I: Building a Body of Evidence With Qualitative Methods
  • RMTD 440: Mixed Methods Research

Selected Publications

  • Grabarek, J. & Kallemeyn, L. (in press). Can teacher data use lead to improved student achievement? A review of the empirical evidence. Teachers College Record.
  • Kallemeyn, L. M., Hall, J. N., & Gates, E. (2020). Exploring the relevance of complexity theory for mixed methods research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1558689819872423.
  • Wade, J., & Kallemeyn, L. (2020). Evaluation capacity building (ECB) interventions and the development of sustainable evaluation practice: An exploratory study. Evaluation and Program Planning, 79, 101777.
  • Kallemeyn, L.M., Evenson, A.*, Heller, S., Taylor, C., Gilkerson, L., & Moran, T. (2018). Local adaptation during implementation: A case study of the Fussy Baby Network® New Orleans and Gulf Coast Initiative. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 42, 128-139.
  • Kallemeyn, L.M. (2018). Expanding the Role of Digital Photographs in Evaluation Practice: Documenting, Sense-making, and Imagining. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 33(1), 114–134. doi: 10.3138/cjpe.31106
  • Wade, J.*, Kallemeyn, L., Ensminger, D., Baltman, M. & Rempert, T. (2016). The Unified Outcomes Project: Evaluation Capacity Building, Communities of Practice, and Evaluation Coaching. The Foundation Review, 8(1), 24—39. DOI: 10.9707/1944-5660.1278
  • Kallemeyn, L., Friche, N., Hall, J., & Reynolds, C.* (2015). Cross-continental reflections on evaluation practice. American Journal of Evaluation, 36, 339-357.