Welcoming Dr. Liz Danter as Research Fellow!

February 3, 2015

In January 2015, NewKnowledge welcomed Dr. Liz Danter to the team as a Research Fellow. Dr. Danter has a deep-seated passion for building evaluation capacity in socially positive cultural service organizations. She is particularly concerned with promoting peace and cultural inclusion and will add to NewKnowledge’s Culture focus. In addition to her enthusiasm, she is bringing 16 years of experience as a researcher and evaluator of informal education programs to the NewKnowledge team. As a fellow, Dr. Danter will work to advance theory and practice in technical program evaluation as well as advance techniques and capacity for cultural and wellness organizations to conduct culturally responsive evaluation. Dr. Danter resides in Washington DC, and also currently teaches the graduate level Museum Evaluation course at the George Washington University.

For more information, see Dr. Danter’s bio here.

Elizabeth Danter, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Danter, Ph.D.

Research Fellow

Contact: edanter@newknowledge.org

In 2015, Dr. Danter joined NewKnowledge with an emphasis on our Culture practice, bringing expertise in evaluation theory and practice. She began her career as a clinical social worker, focusing on poverty and mental health. Since earning her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, she has conducted studies with domestic and international cultural organizations to improve operations, build capacity, and measure outcomes. She worked with the Institute for Learning Innovation and is now an Adjunct faculty member at the George Washington University teaching the Museum Evaluation graduate course. Dr. Danter is interested in program effects on immigration, poverty, and illiteracy.