Keri Culver is an independent evaluation specialist, researcher and trainer. She has been in the field since 2004, conducting a range of evaluations and research projects using methods from the highly qualitative (ethnographies, case studies, and focus and discussion groups) to the highly quantitative (including experimental or RCT and quasi-experimental impact evaluation designs). Keri specializes in evaluating programs for hard-to-reach and marginalized populations and in countries affected by conflict. She also has extensive experience with in-depth capacity building: training in evaluation, field research, ethics and other topics.

Keri has evaluated programming in the following sectors:

Food SecurityAgricultural Value ChainsExchange Programs
Social WelfareMunicipal Government StrenghteningTechnology Training
GenderCivil Society StrengtheningVictims' Reparations
Ethnic minoritiesSocial InfastructurePost-conflict Peace-Building
Programs for persons with disabilitiesSocial CapitalAccess to finance
Public Policy ReformLand TitlingForestry/envirnment
Security Sector ReformPrimary, tertiary educationDemocracy, elections and governance
Rule of LawFinancial Literacy/entrepreneurshipHuman & institutional capacity development
Administration of JusticeEducation PolicyMonitoring, indicators & data quality
Informal rule of LawComprehensive Education ReformTrade infrastructure
Social Cash transfersTrade facilitationGender, poverty and trade
Youth job trainingRegional economic integration

For Keri’s deepest sectoral experience and selected reports, please click here.

Keri’s countries of field experience include:

Afghanistan, Bolivia, Bosnia, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Liberia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Uganda, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Keri is a Certified Performance Technologist with the International Society for Performance Improvement and an active, long-standing member of the American Evaluation Association.