CJPE Introduction


Journal Objectives and Scope

The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation is published three times a year by the Canadian Evaluation Society (under the international standard serial number ISSN 0834-1516). The Journal seeks to promote the theory and practice of program evaluation in Canada by publishing:

  • Articles of up to 7,000 words (including references) on evaluation theory and practice, including innovative methodological approaches, standards of practice, strategies to enhance the implementation, reporting and use of evaluations. Articles reporting original empirical research on evaluation are of particular interest.
  • Research and Practice Notes of up to 3,000 words that present exemplars of innovative evaluation practice and cases.
  • Book Reviews of up to 1,000 words that provide a critique of authored and edited volumes of interest and relevance to the evaluation field.

CJPE is an open access and bilingual journal, publishing in both English and French. Readership includes academics, practitioners and policymakers. CJPE attracts authors and readers internationally. CJPE news are published here and on our twitter feed: @cjpe_rcep


Editorial Team

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief: Isabelle Bourgeois, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa, [email protected]

Editorial Coordinator: Stéphanie Maltais, Ph.D. [email protected]

Associate Editor:  Research and Practice Notes: Jill Chouinard, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria, [email protected]

Associate Editor: Networking: Johann Jacob,[email protected]

Associate Editor: Book Reviews: Jane Whynot, University of Ottawa, [email protected]

Social Media Coordinator: Christine Vandenberghe



 Editorial Board Members     

Editorial Board Members

Institutional Affiliation

Amo, Courtney

Atlantic Canada Opportunity Agency

Aubry, Tim

University of Ottawa 

Bowman, Nicole

Bowman Performance Consulting
Researcher/Evaluator, LEAD & WEC Centers, University of WI-Madison

Cousins, Brad 

University of Ottawa 

Favaro, Paul

York University

Laeubli, Marlène 

LAUCO Evaluation & Training 

Lovato, Chris 

University of British Columbia

Mayne, John

Advisor on Public Sector Performance

McDavid, James

University of Victoria

Mercier, Céline 

Université de Montréal

Obrecht, Michael


Owen, John

 University of Melbourne

Perrin, Burt 

Independent Consultant

Poth, Cheryl

University of Alberta

Preskill, Hallie 

 FSG Social Impact Consultants

Richard, Lucie

 Université de Montréal

Ridde, Valéry 

Université de Montréal

Rist, Ray

The World Bank

Seasons, Mark

 University of Waterloo

Smith, Nick

Syracuse University

Sridharan, Sanjeev 

The Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation

Jacob, Steve

Université Laval

Schwartz, Robert

University of Toronto 

Rey, Lynda

École nationale d'administration publique

Earl, Sarah


Boyce, Ayesha

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Gervais, Marie

Université Laval

Campbell, Bernadette

Carleton University

Schröter, Daniela

Western Michigan University

Myers, Anita

 University of Waterloo