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.


Contact: edanter@newknowledge.org

Dr. Danter leads NewKnowledge’s Washington, D.C. office, bringing expertise in evaluation theory and practice. Before she joined NewKnowledge’s research team in 2017, she served as a Research Fellow since 2015. She began her career as a clinical social worker, focusing on community mental health. Since earning her Ph.D. in Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement in Education from The Ohio State University, Dr. Danter has conducted studies with US and international cultural organizations to improve operations, build capacity, and measure outcomes. She worked with the Institute for Learning Innovation and also currently serves an Adjunct faculty member at the George Washington University teaching an evaluation graduate course. With an emphasis on NewKnowledge's Health & Wellness practice, Dr. Danter is interested in research on health literacy and measurement in health behavior.