Department of Public Health
Address: 3001 Mercer University Drive, Atlanta GA 30341
Sociology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1980
Public Health Expertise:
Program evaluation and Health Promotion
Introductory Program Evaluation
Advanced Program Evaluation
Member, American Evaluation Association
2001 CDC Award for Dedication and Scientific Direction in the Development and Implementation of Program Evaluation Research Branch, CDC
1998 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Senior Biomedical Research Service Award.
1993 American Evaluation Association's Lazersfeld Award for Evaluation Theory.
Evaluating public health and social betterment programs
Developing innovative evaluation perspectives and approaches
Huey T. Chen (2014). Practical Program Evaluation: An Integrated Perspective to Assess Viability, Effectuality, and Transferability. (2nd ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (forthcoming).
Huey T. Chen, Stewart Donaldson, and Melvin Mark (eds) (2011). Advancing Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice. New Directions for Evaluation Volume 130. San Francisco: Jossey- Base.
Huey T. Chen (2005). Practical Program Evaluation: Assess and Improve Program Planning, Implementation, and Effectiveness. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
CDC Evaluating CDC-Funded Health Departments HIV Prevention Programs(2000). (Huey T. Chen, David Cotton and Michelle Renaud). Volume 1: Guidance, Volume 2: Supplemental Handbook. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Huey T. Chen (1994). Evaluating the National Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Policy in Taiwan. (in Chinese). Taipei, Taiwan: Government Printing Office.
Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (eds.)1992. Using Theory to Improve Program and Policy Evaluations. Westport, CT: Greenwood.
Huey T. Chen (1990). Theory-Driven Evaluations. Newbury Park, CA.: Sage.
James D. Wright, Huey T. Chen, Joseph Pereira, Kathleen Daly, and Peter H (1981). Rossi, Weapon, Crime and Violence in America: An Annotated Bibliography. National Institute of Justice. Washington, D.C.
PUBLISHED ARTICLES IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS AND BOOKS
H. Chen, N. Turner, C. Chen, H. Lin, S. Liang, and S. Wang (2013). “Correlations between Compulsory abstinence treatment and HIV risk behaviors among injection drug users in a border city of South China.” AIDS Education and Prevention, 25 (4), forthcoming.
Huey T. Chen and Nannette Turner (2012). “Formal Theory vs. Stakeholder Theory: New Insights from a Tobacco-Focus Prevention Program Evaluation” American Journal of Evaluation 33(3): 395-413.
Chen, Huey T (2012). “Theory-driven evaluation: Conceptual framework, application and advancement”, in: Rainer Strobl, Olaf Lobermeier, and Wilhelm Heitmeyer (eds.): Evaluation von Programmen und Projekten für eine demokratische Kultur [evaluation of programs and projects for a democratic culture]. Wiesbaden: Springer VS [publisher], pp. 17-40.
Huey T. Chen (2012). “The Roots and Growth of Theory-Driven Evaluation: Assessing Viability, Effectuality, and Transferability” in M. Alkin (ed.) Evaluation Roots, Pp. 113-129. Thousand Oak, CA: Sage.
Huey T. Chen and Paul Garbe (2011). “Assessing Program outcomes from the Bottom-Up Approach: an Innovative Perspective to Outcome Evaluation ” in Chen, H., Donaldson, S., Mark, M., (eds.) Advancing Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice l. New Directions for Evaluation. 130 San Francisco- Jossey-Bass. .
H. Chen, S. Donaldson, & M. Mark (2011). “Campbellian validity typology in the context of program evaluation: Concepts, accomplishments, predicaments, and beyond” in Chen, H., Donaldson, S., Mark, M. (eds.) Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice New Directions for Evaluation. Volume 130. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Huey Chen (2010). “The bottom-up approach to integrative validity: A new perspective for program evaluation.” Evaluation and Program Planning 30 (3): 205-214
Bachmann, LH, Grimely, DM, Chen, H.T., Aban, I, Hu, J., Zhang, S. Waithaka YW, HookIII EW (2009). “Risk Behaviors in HIV-positive men-who have-sex-with men (MSM) participating in an intervention in a primary care setting.” International Journal of STD & AIDS 20(9) 607-612..
H. Chen, D. Grimley, Y. Waithaka, I. Aban, and J. Hu. H. Bachmann (2008). “A Process evaluation of the implementation of a computer- based, health provider-delivered HIV prevention for HIV positive men who have sex with men in the primary care setting.” AIDS Care 20 (1): 51-60.
Huey T. Chen, S. Liang, Q Liao, S. Wang, J. Schumacher, T. Creger, C. Wilson, B. Dong, S. Vermund (2007). “HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing among Injection Drug Users in South China: A Pilot Study of a Non-Government Organization Based Program.” AIDS and Behavior 11: 778-788.
H. Qian, E. Chamot, H. Chen, and S. Vermund (2007). “Association of misconceptions about HIV transmission and discriminatory attitudes in rural China”. AIDS Care .19 (10): 283-287.
Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (2007). “A spetti della valutazion guidata data teroria” In a dura di Nicoletta Stame (ed.) Classici Della Valutazion, Pp. 337-352. Milano, Italy: FrancoAngeli. (Translated from: Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi. "Issues of the theory- driven perspective." Evaluation and Program Planning 12: 299-306.)
Huey T. Chen (2007). “An Intimate Portrait of Evaluation Mentorship under Peter H. Rossi” American Journal of Evaluation 28 (2): 207-210.
Huey T. Chen (2006). “A Theory-Driven Evaluation Perspective on Mixed Methods Research.” Research in the Schools, 13 (1): 74-82.
H.Z. Qian, J.E. Schumacher, H.T. Chen (2006). “Injection drug use and HIV/AIDS in China: Review of current situation, prevention and policy implications.” Harm Reduction Journal 2006 3(4): 1-8.
Huey T. Chen and Guilan Liao (2005). “A Pilot Study of the NGO Based Relational Intervention Model for HIV Prevention among Drug Users in China.” AIDS Education and Prevention 7(6): 503-514.
Grimley D, Annang L, Houser S, Chen H (2005). “Prevalence of Condom Use Erros Among STD Clinic Patients.” American Journal of Health Behavior 29(4): 324-330.
Huey T. Chen (2005). “Program theory (500 words)”, “Theory-driven evaluation (2500 words), “Biographical sketch (100 words)” in S. Mathison (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Evaluation. CA: Sage.
Huey T. Chen (2004). “Theory-Driven Evaluation: Current Views and Origins” Pp 132-152.in M. Alkin (ed.) Evaluation Roots (ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Huey T. Chen (2003). “Theory-Driven Approach for Facilitation of Planning Health Promotion or Other Programs.” Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation 18: 2: 91-113.
Huey T. Chen (2002). “Designing and Conducting Participatory Outcome Evaluation of Community-Based Organizations’ HIV Prevention Programs” AIDS Education and Prevention 14(s):18-26.
H. T, Chen (2001). “Development of a National Evaluation System to Evaluate CDC-Funded Health Department HIV Prevention Programs.” American Journal ofEvaluation 22(1): 55-70.
Holtgrave D.R., Thomas, C., Chen, H.T., Edlavitch, S. Pinkerton, S. Fleming, P (2001). “HIV Prevention community Planning and Communities of Color: Do Resources Track the Epidemic?” AIDS & Public Policy Journal 15(2): 75-81.
D. Davis, T. Barrington, U.. Phoenix, A. Gilliam, C. Collins, D. Cotton, and H.T. Chen (2000). “Evaluation and Technical Assistance for Successful HIV Program Delivery.” AIDS Education and Prevention, Vol. 12: 115-125.
Stephens, R.C., Kaye, R.S., & Chen, H T (1999). “Establishing a Target Cities Model in Cleveland”. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 31, 219-224
One of the Contributors in R. L. Milstein, et al. _Evaluation in Public Health. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 27, No. RR-13. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Huey T. Chen (1998). “Theory-Driven Evaluations.” Pp.15-34 In Herbert Walberg (ed.) Advances in Educational Productivity. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAE Press.
Russell S. Kaye, Richard C. Stephens, Huey T. Chen, and William J. Bruno (1998). “Development and Use of Information Systems In Cleveland Target Cities Demonstration Project” Vol.14 PP.9-28 in Mathew G. Hile (ed. Computers in Human Services) Binghamton, New York: Haworth Press.
Russell S. Kaye, Richard C. Stevens, Huey T. Chen, and William J. Bruno (1998). “ Development and Use of Information Systems In Cleveland Target Cities Demonstration Project” Pp. 9-28 in Mathew G. Hile (special issue The History and Function of the Target Cities Management Information Systems). Binghamton, New York: Haworth Press.
Huey T. Chen (1998). “Reconciling Conflicts and Expanding Options in Policy and Program Evaluation: The Contingency Perspective.” In L’Harmattan (ed.) L’Evaluation des Politiques Publiques. Logigues Politiques: Paris.
Huey T. Chen (1997). “Applying Mixed Methods under the Framework of Theory-Driven Evaluations.” In Jennifer Greene and Valerie Caracelli (eds.) Advancing Mixed Methods Evaluation. New Directions for Program Evaluation. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco.
Huey T. Chen, Richard C. Stephens, Deborah Cochran, and Heather Huff (1997). “Problems and Solutions for Estimating the Prevalence of Drug Abuse among Arrests.” Journal of Drug Issues. Vol. 27 (4),689-701.”.
Huey T. Chen, Juju Wang, Lung-ho Lin (1997). "Evaluating the Process and Outcome of a Garbage Reduction Program in Taiwan." Evaluation Review 12(1):27-42.
Huey T. Chen (1997). "Normative Evaluation of an Anti-Drug Abuse Program.” Evaluation and Program Planning 20(2):195-204.
Huey T. Chen (1996). "A Comprehensive Typology for Program Evaluation."Evaluation Practice 17(2): 121-130.
Huey T. Chen (1996). "Epilogue: Synthesizing Formative and Summative Evaluation Issues and Beyond." Evaluation Practice 17(2):163-167.
Huey T. Chen and Michelle Mark (1996). "Assessing the Needs of Inner City Youth: Beyond Needs Identification and Prioritization."Children and Youth Services Review 18 (3): 1-31.
Huey T. Chen (1995). "Designing Interdisciplinary Action Programs Through Theory-Driven Perspective." In J.G.Bos, H.M.E. Hendrickx, K. Renders, and G.A. Schaperclus (eds.) Looking Back and Forward: Human Movement sciences. Groningen, Netherlands: Stichting Kinderstidies.
Huey T. Chen (1994). "Current Trends and Future Directions in Program Evaluation." Evaluation Practice 15 (3):229-238.
Huey T. Chen (1994). "Theory-Driven Evaluations: If, Difficulties, and Options." Evaluation Practice. 15(1): 79-82.
Huey T. Chen (1994). "Introduction to Panel on Theory-Driven Evaluations and Evaluation Theories." Evaluation Practice: 15(1): 73-74, 93.
Huey T. Chen, Michelle Marks, and Carl Bersani (1994). "Unemployment Measures and Subjective Well-Being." Sociological Review, 42 (1): 62-78.
Huey T. Chen (1993). "Emerging Perspectives in Program Evaluation." Journal of Social Service Research, 17 (½): 1-17.
Laura C. Leviton, Huey T. Chen, Gary M. Marsh and E. D (1993). "Evaluation Issues in the Drake Chemical Workers Notification and Health Surveillance Study." American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 23 (1): 197-204.
Huey T. Chen and Lung-Ho Lin (1992). "Quasi-Experiments and Causation Probing." Pp. 193-206 In Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (eds.) Theory and Practice in Program and Policy Evaluation. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (1992). "Introduction: Integrating Theory and Practice in Evaluations." Pp. 1-12, In Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (eds.) Theory and Practice in Program and Policy Evaluation. Westport, CT: Greenwood.
Carl Bersani, Huey T. Chen, and Brian Pendelton (1992). "Personality Traits of Convicted Battering Males." Journal of Family Violence: 7(2): 123-134.
Huey T. Chen, Reviewing Willilam R. Shadish Jr., Thomas D. Cook, and Laura C. Leviton. 1991. Foundations of Program Evaluation. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. Contemporary Sociology, 1992, 21(1): 122-123
Huey T. Chen (1991). "Dropping Out and Dropping In: Judicial Decision-Making in the Disposition of Felony Arrests" Journal of Criminal Justice, 19(1): 1-17.
Huey T. Chen (1990). "Issues in Constructing Program Theory." Pp. 7-18. In Leonard Bickman (ed.) Program Theory and Program Evaluation. New Directions for Program Evaluation. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Huey T. Chen (1989). "Guest Editor's Note: The Theory-Driven Perspective." Evaluation and Program Planning 12:297.
Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (1989). "Issues of The Theory- Driven Perspective." Evaluation and Program Planning 12:299-306.
Huey T. Chen (1989). "The Conceptual Framework of The Theory- Driven Perspective." Evaluation and Program Planning 12:391-396.
Huey T. Chen, Carl Bersani, Steven C. Myers, and Robert Denton (1989). "Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Court Sponsored Abuser Treatment Program." Journal of Family Violence. 4:309-322.
Carl A. Bersani, Huey T. Chen and Robert Denton (1988). "Spouse Abusers and Court Mandated Treatment." Journal of Crime and Justice 11(1):43-60.
Carl Bersani and Huey T. Chen (1988). "Sociological Perspectives in Family Violence." Chapter 4 in V. B. Van Hasset, A. S. Bellack, R. L. Morrison (eds.) Handbook of Family Violence Pp. 57-86.
Huey T. Chen, James Quane, Neal Garland and Phillip Marcin (1988)."Evaluating an Anti-Smoking Program: Diagnostics of Underlying Causal Mechanisms." Evaluation and the Health Professions 11(4):441-464.
Huey T. Chen (1988). "Validity in Evaluation Research: A Critical Assessment of Current Issues." Policy and Politics 16(1):1-16.
Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (1987). "The Theory-Driven Approach to Validity." Evaluation and Program Planning 10:95-103.
Eddie Kuo and Huey T. Chen (1987). "Towards an Information Society: Changing Occupational Structure in Singapore." Asian Survey 27(3):355-370.
Huey T. Chen and Eddie Kuo (1985). "Telecommunications and Economic Development in Singapore." Telecommunication Policy 9(3):240-244.
Eddie Kuo and Huey T. Chen (1985). "Toward Information Society: Changing Occupational Structure in Singapore," Sociology Working paper No.69. National University of Singapore.
Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (1984). Reprint, "Evaluating with Sense: The Theory-Driven Approach." In Evaluation Studies Review Annual, Vol. 9.
Huey T. Chen (1983). "The Use of Flowgraph Analysis for Effect Decomposition in Recursive and Nonrecursive Models." Sociological Methods and Research 12(1):3-29.
Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (1983). "Evaluating with Sense: The Theory-Driven Approach." Evaluation Review 7(3):283-302.
Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (1981). Reprint. "The Multi- Goal, Theory-Driven Approach to Evaluation: A Model Linking Basic and Applied Social Science," in Evaluation Studies Review Annual 6: 38-54.
Huey T. Chen and Peter H. Rossi (1980). "The Multi-Goal, Theory-Driven Approach to Evaluation: A Model Linking Basic and Applied Social Science." Social Forces 59 (1): 106-122.