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Rodney Hopson

Professor Rodney Hopson serves as Professor of Evaluation in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. He has received numerous research and evaluation awards, including the Marcia Guttentag Early Career Award (2000), the Robert Ingle Award for Service Award (2010), and the Paul F. Lazarsfeld Evaluation Theory Award (2017) from the American Evaluation Association. His primary research areas lie in comparative and international education policy and politics with a focus on official, indigenous, and medium of instruction language issues; critical democratic, and cultural issues in education and social policy and evaluation; neighbourhoods and education policy; and interpretive, qualitative and ethnographic methods.
Hopson has co-edited or authored 7 book volumes, 25 book chapters, (co-) edited 3 special issue volumes, and (co-) authored over 20 peer reviewed articles. He has developed internship and fellowship programs to support graduate and post-graduate students of colour and from traditionally underrepresented communities to embed in their practice and the understanding and development of Culturally Responsive Evaluation (CRE) approaches and practices.
Hopson currently or recently served on the editorial boards of several publications, including American Journal of Evaluation, Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Evaluation, New Directions for Evaluation, the Encyclopedia of Evaluation and the Evaluation and Society (Information Age). He is editor of the Studies in Educational Ethnography Book Series, Emerald Publishers and co-editor of Educational Policy as/in Practice: Critical Cultural Studies, Information Age Book Series.