Learn from Evaluation Professionals

American University’s MS in Measurement & Evaluation is taught by a distinguished faculty composed of current practitioners and leading scholars in the evaluation field. Students benefit from their practical knowledge of current measurement and evaluation practices and trends, giving them the guidance and skills that are in demand at today’s companies, nonprofits and organizations.

Beverly Peters

Program Director

Dr. Peters is a specialist in community development in southern Africa, with more than twenty five years of experience teaching, conducting research, and managing development projects in the region.

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Asma Ali

Adjunct Instuctor

Dr. Ali is a program evaluation, outcomes, and applied social science researcher who brings over a decade of experience to her teaching and projects. Ali's work focuses on the intersection of design, evaluation, and assessment development.

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Wylie Chen

Adjunct Instructor

Mr. Chen has nearly 20 years' experience in non-profit management, sports philanthropy, and technology. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of CrowdBrowse, a tech start-up web/App focused on creating a unique shopping experience for users while supporting small businesses and boutiques.

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Kirsten Collins

Kirsten Collins

Adjunct Faculty

Ms. Bording Collins is a monitoring and evaluation specialist with over 18 years of experience in program development, design, and evaluation in the NGO sector and international development and affairs field.

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Alexia Nalewaik

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Nalewaik has over 25 years of experience in project controls, quantity surveying, and project management. Areas of focus include process QA/QC, audit, project analytics, and risk. For recent publications and research, see ResearchGate. Dr. Nimer has taught Cross Cultural Communication, Religion, and Politics Worldwide and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East and beyond. 

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Mohamed Nimer

Mohamed Nimer

Assistant Professor and Academic Director

Dr. Nimer has conducted field research on Middle Eastern and South Asian politics and development. He has worked with hard-to-reach communities ranging from rural areas in Egypt to Arab and...

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Blanca Flor Guillen-Woods

Blanca Flor Guillen-Woods

Adjunct Instructor

Ms. Guillén-Woods has been involved with several aspects of applied research and evaluation including management of multi-site and multi-year projects for non-profit organizations working with communities of color.

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Dr. Sharonlyn Harrison

Dr. Sharonlyn Harrison

LEEAD Adjunct

Dr. Harrison is a former Associate Director of Research, Evaluation and Information Dissemination at Wayne State University, where she directed or supported numerous evaluation and research projects regarding such topics as cultural competence, adoption, aging, managed care, consumer satisfaction, special education, personnel development, and welfare reform.

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Dr. Felicia Jones

Dr. Felicia Jones

Adjunct Instructor

Dr. Jones serves as the Vice President of the Strategic Solutions Group-Global Government Solutions at KBR, Inc. She develops strategic initiatives and technical capabilities to drive innovation and collaboration across all business units.

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Ally Krupar

Adjunct Professional Lecturer
Dr. Krupar focuses on education, human rights, programming, advocacy, and monitoring and evaluation. View Profile
Dr. Kavita Mittapalli

Dr. Kavita Mittapalli

Adjunct Professional Lecturer

Dr. Mittapalli brings over 18 years of field experience in conducting social science research and program evaluation in the US and abroad. She owns a small R&E firm out of DC with a team of five. Over the years, her team has completed over 270 technical reports for various federal and state agencies, not-for-profit organizations, and foundations.

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Tanya Saloom

Tanya Saloom

Adjunct Instructor

Ms. Saloom is currently a research analyst at the Center for Naval Analyses specializing in the design, visualization, and delivery of health readiness metrics.

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Nicole Alioto

M & E Part-Time Instruction
Dr. Alioto has assisted others in developing their understanding of the role that predictive analytics can play in their organizations. View Profile
Rory Neuner

Rory Neuner

M & E Part-Time Instruction

Ms. Neuner is Facilitator and evaluator working to advance learning and equity in philanthropy. At the heart of my work is collaboration; I have more than a decade of experience designing strategies, policies, and initiatives that improve the health of people and communities.

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Nina Sabarre

Nina Sabarre

Adjunct Instructor

Ms. Sabarre is the Founder & Principal Consultant of Intention 2 Impact (I2I), an evaluation consulting firm that helps funders and organizations use data to drive strategy, innovation, and impact. She has nearly a decade of experience in mixed-methods research and evaluation in over 25 countries.

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Kirsten Zeiter

Kirsten Zeiter

Adjunct Instructor

Dr. Zeiter (she/her) has 10 years of experience designing, managing, and conducting monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) activities for international and domestic programs focused on gender equality and women’s empowerment, democracy and governance, youth development, and civic engagement.

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