Elizabeth DiLuzio

DemTIG Week: Challenging Longstanding Democracy and Governance Efforts Using Quantitative Evaluation Approaches by Chhork Boeurng and Ihor Matviichuk

Hello to fellow evaluators around the world! We are Chhork Boeurng and Ihor Matviichuk, monitoring and evaluation managers for Pact. We work on two different projects located in Cambodia and Ukraine, both of which work to strengthen civic engagement. As citizens of each of our project countries, we are acutely aware of the limited space …

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DemTIG Week: Democracy Day Turns into Democracy Week by Dylan Diggs

Hi evaluators! I am Dylan Diggs, the chair of AEA’s Democracy, Human Rights and Governance topical interest group and an evaluator with the Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL). I’m here to announce that it’s “Democracy Week” at AEA in honor of the United Nation’s International Day of Democracy on …

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RTD TIG Week: Bias – It’s Still Here by Didi Cross

I have said it before, and it is worth saying again. Especially now.  Every single one of us is biased.  My name is Didi Cross, and I have been involved in science evaluation for nearly ten years, including supporting the NIH and NSF in the United States, and funders and universities in the EU, UK, …

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RTD TIG Week: Evaluation of Research Collaborations Enabled through Linked Datasets by Jodi Basner

My name is Jodi Basner and I’m a Scientific Analyst on Clarivate’s Web of Science Consulting Team. It is exciting to be involved in a time, although unfortunately most recently born out of the COVID-19 pandemic, when research is exhibiting a dramatic shift toward enabling collaborations; directly through researchers providing complementary perspectives to a common …

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RTD TIG Week: Triangulation Across Mixed Methods in Comprehensive Program Evaluations by Asher Beckwitt and Lex Helsel

Hello! I am Asher Beckwitt, Research and Evaluation Project Director with Ripple Effect, and I have expertise in qualitative methods including interviews, focus groups, and content analysis. Hi! I am Alexis (Lex) Helsel, Lead Program Evaluator with Ripple Effect, and I have extensive experience in quantitative methods including survey design and analysis, administrative data analyses, …

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RTD TIG Week: Finding a Needle in a Stack of Needles by Gavin Reddick

Hi, my name is Gavin Reddick and I am the program co-chair for the Research, Technology, and Development TIG. I am the chief analyst for Researchfish, a company that helps organisations to understand the outputs, outcomes and impact of their research. As a result of this I spend a lot of time looking at, and …

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RTD TIG Week: Synthesis Across Copy Cat Studies Helps Answer Really Big Policy Questions by Gretchen Jordan

I’m Gretchen Jordan, a long-time advocate of logic modeling. I do logic models on weekends for fun. My almost 30 years of work as an evaluator of government-funded science, technology, and innovation programs has convinced me that the big questions we are asked to answer require us to move toward use of agreed upon logical …

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RTD TIG Week: AEA Involvement is More Important than Ever by Josh Schnell

My name is Josh Schnell and I am co-chair of the Research Technology & Development (RTD) Evaluation Topical Interest Group (TIG) within AEA.  I have been working in RTD evaluation and research assessment for over 12 years, now as director of the Academic & Government Consulting team within the Science Group at Clarivate.   As I …

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Level Up: Growing Your Approach to Participatory Evaluation by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy Saturday! My name is Elizabeth DiLuzio, AEA365 Curator + Contributor and Evaluation + Strategy Manager at Good Shepherd Services. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been engaged in a lot of conversations about participatory action evaluation (herewithin participatory evaluation) lately. It seems as if we are all in our corners of the country, …

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