Keri Culver is an independent evaluator, researcher and trainer.

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

She has done fieldwork for over twenty years, 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 is also an active and engaging evaluation capacity developer: training in evaluation, field research, ethics, and other topics.

For Keri’s experience in building evaluation and research methods capacity and training on related topics, please click here.

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

Countries of field experience:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, 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.