Monifa Beverly, PHD

Full Professor, School of Education

Monifa Beverly

Areas of Expertise:

  • ​Qualitative Research
  • Culturally Responsive and Equitable Evaluation (CREE)
  • Collaborative Evaluation
  • Black Education (K-20)

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.A., Spelman College

Dissertation:

  • Black generational dialogue(s): Unpacking tensions and learning the commonalities of education values in one rural community

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Culturally Responsive and Equitable Evaluation (CREE)
  • Informal Science in/with BIPOC Communities
  • Evaluation and Qualitative Research in Virtual Spaces
  • Inclusive Leadership

Selected Publications:

  • Askew, K., Beverly, M. G., & Jay, M. (2012). Collaborative Evaluation Strategies that Promote Culturally-Responsive Evaluations. Evaluation and Program Planning, 35(4), 552-557. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2011.12.011
  • Daire, A., Harris, S., Carlson, R. G., Munyon, M. D., Rappleyea, D. L., Beverly, M. G. & Hiett, J.  (2012). Fruits of Improved communication: The experiences of older Hispanic participants in a relationship education program. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 11, 112-129. doi: 10.1080/15332691.2012.666498
  • Edwards, N. N., Beverly, M. G., & Alexander-Snow, M. (2011). Troubling Success: Interviews with Black Female Faculty. The Florida Journal of Educational Administration & Policy, 5, 14-26.
  • Noblit, G. W., Beverly, M. G. & Blaisdell, B. (2009). Sustaining arts-based school reform. In G. W. Noblit, H. D. Corbett, B. L. Wilson, & M. B. McKinney, Creating and sustaining arts-based school reform: The A+ Schools Program (pp. 99-137). New York: Routledge.
  • Noblit, G. W., Beverly, M. G. & Blaisdell, B. (2009). Sustaining change: The difference the arts makes in schools. In G. W. Noblit, H. D. Corbett, B. L. Wilson, & M. B. McKinney, Creating and sustaining arts-based school reform: The A+ Schools Program (pp. 138-162). New York: Routledge.

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Member-at-Large, Multi-Ethnic Issues in Evaluation Topical Interest Group, American Evaluation Association
  • Independent Evaluation Consultant
  • Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida 
  • Evaluation Consultant, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Coordinator, ENGAGE! Parent Theater Group, UNC-Chapel Hill