Kathryn Newcomer and George Julnes
November 12- 19, 2014
Join Kathryn Newcomer and George Julnes as they discuss the work of the AEA National Academy Task Force! The National Academy Task Force supports evaluation as a profession through a highly respected cadre of evaluation theorists, researchers, and practitioners that exemplify its value for generating theory and knowledge about effective, socially responsible human action in the public interest.
George Julnes, Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Baltimore, has been teaching and conducting evaluations for 25 years. He is currently a AEA board member and a section editor (Professional Values and Ethics) of the American Journal of Evaluation. He is also on the editorial boards of New Directions for Evaluation, Evaluation and Program Planning, and the International Review of Public Administration.
Kathryn Newcomer is the director of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at the George Washington University. She teaches graduated courses on public and nonprofit program evaluation, and research methods. She routinely conducts program evaluations for U.S. federal government agencies and nonprofit organizations, and conducts training on program evaluation in the U.S. and internationally.
Dr. Newcomer has published five books, including The Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation (1994, 2nd edition 2004, 3rd edition 2010), and Transforming Public and Nonprofit Organizations: Stewardship for Leading Change (2008), and numerous articles in journals including the American Journal of Evaluation and Public Administration Review. She serves on the Board of the American Evaluation Association, and is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. She received her BS and MA at the University of Kansas and her PhD in political science at the University of Iowa.