EvaluLand

The Land of Evaluation

About the show

This podcast discusses the land of evaluation. Each episode will feature a guest in or around the land of evaluation to discuss something evaluation related.

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Episodes

  • 39: #Eval22 Conference Preview

    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.

  • 38: Subcontracting with Dr. Tamara Hamai

    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.

  • 37: Strategic Planning with Carrie Tanasichuk and Harry Daley

    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.

  • 36: Evaluation Job Market with Bradlie Nabours

    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.

  • 35: International Evaluation with Dr. Tristi Nichols

    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.

  • 34: Evaluation Job Market with Dr. Ayesha Boyce

    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.

  • 33: Worker Training Evaluation with Dr. Eric Persaud

    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.

  • 32: Systemic Design Thinking with Jan Noga

    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.

  • 31: Trauma-informed organizations with Martha Brown

    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.

  • 30: Eval21Reflections with Radical (Re)imagining

    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.

  • 29: Project Management with Jennifer Puma

    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.

  • 28: Project Management with Jennifer Bisgard

    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.

  • 27: Independent Consulting with Elizabeth Grim

    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.

  • 26: Evaluation entrepreneurship with Nina Sabarre

    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.

  • 25: What's the difference between evaluation and research? An interview by James Pann

    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.

  • 24: Evaluation Worldwide - Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and South Caucasus

    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.