King, Jean A.

(b. 1949, Glens Falls, New York). Ph.D., M.S. Curriculum and Instruction, A.B. English, Cornell University.

King is Associate Professor of Education, University of Minnesota. She has served as Co-coordinator of the University of Minnesota's Patrick Henry High School, has been a member of the faculty at Tulane University, and has taught secondary school English in New York State.

Her primary contributions to the field of evaluation include the development of participatory evaluation practice, evaluation capacity building, free-range evaluation, and interactive evaluation practice. King works primarily in K-12 education and underfunded social service agencies, providing assistance conducting high-quality, useful evaluations with limited resources. She is known for her commitment to pragmatic solutions in evaluation and her valuing of reflection on practice. King's position as Coordinator of Research and ...

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