As part of USAID's Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance Center, Morgan works with academia to incorporate rigorous evidence into USAID programming across a myriad of sub-sectors from taxation to electoral behavior to Violent Extremism and Gender Based Violence. Morgan has partnered with academics and USAID Missions to design and implement more than 25 RCT Impact Evaluations embedded within USAID programming, in addition to spearheading other learning products. Prior to joining USAID, she worked at the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group and helped launch the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie). Before specializing in evaluation, Morgan worked for NDI and IRI implementing political party, civil society, and media strengthening programs. She has managed programs in Afghanistan, the Czech Republic, the DRC, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Pakistan, Peru, the Philippines, Slovakia, and Venezuela. She holds a BSc from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics.


Email: moholmes@usaid.gov


Website: Senior Evaluation Methodologist
Institution / Affiliation : USAID

Geographical Region: Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America

Policy: Conflict and Violence, Development, Gender, Governance