Wed, Mar 16|
International Evaluation: Decolonized, Disrupted, or Status Quo?
We are kicking off the International Evaluation TIG!
Time & Location
Mar 16, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
About the event
We are kicking off the International Evaluation TIG with this event outlining the state of international evaluation today amidst a world in tremendous turmoil the last several years. We will discuss the effect of the pandemic, the global decolonization debate, contextualized methods, and other issues that you wish to address on the industry and practice of evaluation.
Speaker Biography: Prof. Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson is Assistant Professor of Practice in The New Schools graduate International Affairs program, teaching Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Cycle Management, Worst and Best Practices in International Aid and Development, and supervising capstone Practicum projects and the Ethiopia field program. He serves as M&E director for both Consortium for Self Help Approach Promoters, a national network of women’s microenterprise groups, and Wide Horizons for Children, an international child welfare agency in Ethiopia and Guatemala and Burundi. Prior to joining The New School, Johnson worked in emergency relief, refugee resettlement and humanitarian aid for the International Rescue Committee, Center for International Rehabilitation, United Nations, and Human Rights Watch. He has worked in Pakistan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Cote d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Bosnia, Croatia, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador and the U.S. Johnson has a Master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.
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