"Bridging two Worlds: Challenges of a cross-site evaluation," American Evaluation Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 4, 2006.
"Explanations not Excuses: Working with Native American Families," Rocky Mountain Quality Improvement Center Conference, Phoenix, AZ, May 16, 2006.
"Lessons Learned: Developing Explanations not Excuses," States and Tribes Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA, June 18, 2006.
"Evaluating on a Small Scall for Large Scale Reform in Foster Care," American Evaluation Association Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, Nov. 2, 2006
"Disseminating Project Information when Conflicts Emerge- Who Decides?" American Anthropology Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, Nov. 16, 2006.
"Partner in Practice: The Anthropologist's Role on a Team," Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, March 19, 2009
"Exclusion or Inclusion: The Experience of Refugees in one Urban Area," 35th Annual Transcultural Nursing Society Meeting, Seattle, WA, Oct. 15, 2009
"Evaluating Post-adoption Services for Families when Conditions Change," American Evaluation Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Nov. 12, 2009
"Evaluating Effects in Small Scale Projects," American Evaluation Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio,TX, Nov. 13, 2010
"Growing Refugee Farmers: Case Study of a Farm Incubator Project," American Evaluation Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 25, 2012
"Bridging the culture-nature clash," International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences Conferences, Manchester, UK, August 6, 2013.