Appointed as Program Evaluator, North Carolina General Assembly


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Communication Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Position Description

The Program Evaluation Division of the North Carolina General Assembly ( is a non-partisan legislative staff unit charged with evaluating whether public services are delivered in an effective and efficient manner and in accordance with the law. Since its inception in 2007, this small, dynamic office has issued over 30 reports evaluating programs, policies, and processes related to diverse issues in state government. The Program Evaluator will have primary responsibilities on multiple evaluation teams, participating in all project phases including planning and design, data collection and analysis, and reporting. In this role, the fellow will develop expertise in legislative program evaluation and build to designing and leading a project.