November 1st, 2022 | 15 mins 6 secs
american evaluation association, conference, eval22, evaluation
In this episode, I provide a brief overview of the #Eval22 conference, describe the schedule at a glance, and provide tips for getting the most out of the conference. I hope to see you in New Orleans! Say hi to me at the conference to get an EvaluLand nametag ribbon.
September 6th, 2022 | 52 mins 16 secs
contracting, evaluation, independent consulting, subcontracting
I talked with Dr. Tamara Hamai of Hamai Consulting about contracting, subcontracting, and independent consulting in evaluation. We discussed the minor differences between contracting and subcontracting, cleared up a common misconception of what subcontracting relationships are like, how to get into subcontracting, and tips for setting up contracts.
August 2nd, 2022 | 1 hr 2 mins
evaluation, nonprofit, strategic planning, theory of change
This episode I chatted with Carrie Tanasichuk and Harry Daley about how they have been using theories of change as your main process for facilitating strategic planning with non-profits.
July 5th, 2022 | 54 mins 19 secs
career, evaluation, interviewing, job market, networking
This episode I chatted with Bradlie Nabours about how he got into the field of evaluation and his experience applying for evaluation jobs. He also talks about his evaluation experience and provides great tips on applying for jobs in the evaluation space.
June 7th, 2022 | 57 mins 6 secs
dac, evaluation, international, international evaluation, oecd
On this episode, I’m chatting with Dr. Tristi Nichols about her work conducting international evaluation and her journey into the international and evaluation spaces.
May 3rd, 2022 | 59 mins 51 secs
career, evaluation, interview, job market, networking
On this episode, I’m chatting with Dr. Ayesha Boyce about the evaluation job market. Ayesha provides a ton of great insights and information about how to search for jobs, what to consider when looking for jobs, and tips for being a strong job candidate.
April 12th, 2022 | 49 mins 27 secs
disaster and emergency management evaluation, evaluation, niehs, nih
On this episode, I’m chatting with Eric Persaud about evaluation at the National Institutes of Health, including his work in the Worker Training Program at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. We also talked about his dissertation, how he got into the field of evaluation, and his experiences in conducting evaluation in general.
March 8th, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
evaluation, systemic design thinking, systems approaches, systems thinking
in this episode, I chat with Jan Noga about systemic design thinking in evaluation.
February 8th, 2022 | 1 hr 1 min
evaluation, trauma, trauma-informed, trauma-informed evaluation
This episode I chat with Martha Brown, PhD about trauma-informed evaluation, but more specifically about how we as evaluators can help organizations become more trauma-informed.
December 7th, 2021 | 38 mins 16 secs
american evaluation association, conference, eval21, evaluation, radical (re)imagining
I chat with Libby Smith and Tiffany Tovey, two of the three hosts of the Radical Re(imagining) podcast, to chat about what felt radical about the 2021 AEA virtual conference.
December 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 14 mins
evaluation, project management
Jennifer Puma and I talk about project management in evaluation, including how she manages evaluation projects from start to finish and how she brings her project management training into her organizations and with the clients she works with.
November 18th, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
evaluation, project management
Jennifer Bisgard and I talk about project management in evaluation, including how she manages evaluation projects from start to finish and useful tools in her company's practice.
October 26th, 2021 | 54 mins 46 secs
evaluation, independent consulting, reporting, values
Elizabeth and I discuss her incredible journey through evaluation from research analyst to independent consultant to founder and principal of her own evaluation consulting firm, Intention 2 Impact.
September 28th, 2021 | 55 mins 30 secs
consulting, entrepreneurship, evaluation
Nina and I discuss her incredible journey through evaluation from research analyst to independent consultant to founder and principal of her own evaluation consulting firm, Intention 2 Impact.
July 13th, 2021 | 58 mins 20 secs
evaluation, professionalization, research on evaluation, research vs evaluation
I'm interviewed by James Pann, PhD about my latest research on evaluation study in the American Journal of Evaluation.
May 11th, 2021 | 40 mins 39 secs
central asia, eastern europe, eca, evaluation, evalyouth, south caucasus
In this short series of episodes, I talk with evaluators across the world to discuss what evaluation looks like in their region. In this episode, I chat with Tamara Kabysh-Rybalka and Dana Reva about evaluation in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and South Caucasus.