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Research Professor Apollo Nkwake

Apollo M Nkwake

Title:
Associate Research Professor of International Affairs
Faculty: Full-Time
Office:
Suite 601B
Address: Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St NW
Phone: 202-994-5314
Email:
ankwake@gwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Program (Monitoring and) Evaluation, Disaster Resilience, community development

Background

Social Policy and Evaluation: Designated as Credentialed Evaluator, by Canadian Evaluation Society and Winner of the 2017 American Evaluation Association Marcia Guttentag Promising New Evaluator Award

Education

PhD Social Development, University of Cape Town South Africa, MA. Social Sector Planning and Management, Makerere University, Kampala

Publications

Nkwake, A and Morrow, M (2016) (eds) Working with assumptions. Existing and emerging approaches for improved program design, monitoring and evaluation, Special issue in the Evaluation and program planning journal.

Nkwake, A. 2015. Credibility and Assumptions in Program Evaluation Methodology. New York, Springer Publishing.

Nkwake, A. 2012. Working with assumptions in international development program evaluation (with a forward by Michael Bamberger). New York, Springer Publishing.

Nkwake, A. 2013. Changing Gender Roles? A study on fathers’ involvement in childcare. Mustang, Oklahoma. Tate Publishing.

Nkwake, A, Kamau-Rutenberg W and Mentz M (2017): Catalyzing and measuring women’s leadership and empowerment in African agricultural research and development (eds), Special issue for the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security.

Luu, K, Nkwake, A. Morris, M. and Peschi, L. 2015. A Networked Approach to Strengthening Emergency Response Capacity: Disaster Resilience Group/Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy.

Luu, K, Nkwake, A. Morris, M. and Peschi, L. 2014. Lessons from an Evaluation of the Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) Project.

Nkwake, A. Magistro, J and Horjus, P. 2014. Adapting to the Sahel's Changing Climate: Local Approaches. An Economic and Technical Feasibility Analysis of Adaptation Techniques in Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali. Catholic Relief Services/DFID.

Nkwake, A. Magistro, J and Horjus, P. 2014. Building Livelihoods on the Frontline of Climate Change: Identifying Market Opportunities and Agricultural Value Chains in the Sahel Regions of Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali. Catholic Relief Services/DFID.