Program Evaluation and Research Methods

Publications and Reports: 

Evaluation Framework: Circles of Support and Accountability Demonstration Project (2017)

Final Report: Church Council on Justice and Corrections Enhancing Empathy by Understanding Victim Impact Project (Phase II)  Public Safety Canada’s Effective Corrections Program

Final Report: Domestic Violence Court Pilot Project, Sydney, Nova Scotia Court Services, Nova Scotia Department of Justice (119 pp.) (2016)

Final Report on the Partners in Healing Project John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick (49 pp).

Evaluation of the Restorative Options for Youth in Care Project Report Submitted to the Community Justice Society, (24pp.)

Evaluation Framework (2007) prepared for the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice-Community University Research Alliance (16pp).

Crocker, Diane (2010) Counting Woman Abuse:  A Cautionary Tale of Two Surveys. International Journal of Social Research Methodology 13(3): 265-275.

Developing a Culturally Appropriate Approach to Evaluation (with the NS Advisory Council on the Status of Women) $7500 SMU Community and Student Engagement. Committee on Community Engaged Research

Domestic Violence Court Evaluation Project (Principal Investigator) $3000 Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Standing Together Evaluation Framework (Principal Investigator) $25, 000 Government of Nova Scotia (NS Advisory Council on the Status of Women)

Grants and Contracts: 

Evaluation of the Circles of Support and Accountably (COSA) Program (2017-2021)
$267,400 (Research Contract, Principal Investigator)

Methods Matter: Integrating Complexity into Research On Rape Culture $51,088 (Principal Investigator) SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Evaluation of the Domestic Violence Court Pilot Project, Sydney Nova Scotia, Department of Justice, $50, 000 (Principal Investigator)

Evaluation of the Partners in Healing Project John Howard Society of Moncton, $20,000 (Principal Investigator)

Evaluation of the Restorative Options for Youth in Care Project Community Justice Society, Halifax, $6,000 (Principal Investigator)