Ebony Reddock

Ebony Reddock, PhD, MPH, is a Senior Evaluation Consultant with the MPHI. She is a long-time evaluation professional with deep experience partnering with community organizations and philanthropy. She completed her PhD and MPH training at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education. She is also a sought-after workshop facilitator with a focus on community-based research and evaluation and culturally responsive, equitable, participatory, and creative approaches to program implementation and evaluation.

Dr. Reddock recently completed a LEEAD (Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity) Fellowship, an evaluation “post-doc” for PhD-trained scientists interested in furthering their expertise in culturally responsive and equitable evaluation. LEEAD is part of Expanding the Bench, an initiative established by Annie E. Casey and administered by Change Matrix, to increase the number of BIPOC-identifying evaluators in her profession. She also recently completed a Michigan Equitable Evaluation Collaboratory, a year-long community of practice hosted by the Equitable Evaluation Initiative and funded by the Michigan Health Empowerment Fund.

Dr. Reddock has had the honor of leading several evaluation projects that have benefitted Southeastern Michigan, including an evaluation of the first three rounds of Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit and a portfolio of culturally-responsive evaluations funded by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Michigan under the RISE for Boys and Men of Color initiative.

She also sits on the board of the Michigan Association for Evaluation, Michigan’s professional evaluation association and an affiliate of the American Evaluation Association. Dr. Reddock serves on the board of Urban Neighborhood Initiatives, a Southwest Detroit community and youth development organization. Their mission is to work with communities in urban neighborhoods to build safe and thriving environments where people want to live, work, and play.