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Patrick Germain

He is currently the Director of Strategy and Evaluation at Project Renewal, a large human services organization in New York City and an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Public Administration at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He is also the Founder and President of Performance Management Professionals, an affiliate group of individuals working in areas of performance measurement and management in the public and nonprofit sectors. He is also the co-founder and President of the New York Consortium of Evaluators, the local affiliate of the American Evaluation Association.

Posts by Patrick Germain

Evaluation is Dead! Long Live Evaluation!

In The Death of Evaluation, Andrew Means writes an obituary for “traditional, social science driven program evaluation.” His second post, The Role of Data, more finely articulates his argument. This post is my reaction to both, as well as my reflections on the appropriate role of evaluation and data in applied nonprofit settings. First, some background on […]

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