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Program Director of NU Public Evaluation Lab

Tiana Yom teaches PPUA 6509: Techniques of Program Evaluation and serves as a faculty advisor for MPH and MPP capstone and practicum students. For more than a decade, Tiana has developed, overseen, and evaluated school- and community-centered programs to further health and wellness work in schools, hospitals, homes, and neighborhoods.

As the Program Director of the Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL), Tiana is committed to building community-academic partnerships via evaluation research. Tiana’s specialization is in teaching and developing evaluation techniques, driven by Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) and Culturally Responsive Evaluation (CRE) frameworks. Tiana’s interests are in organizational learning, program theory and logic models, evaluation capacity building, evidence-based policy and practice, data visualization, and the translation of knowledge to action.

Tiana has previously taught at Stony Brook University and University of Michigan. Tiana is also currently an Adjunct Professor at City University of New York, Lehman College.

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    EdD, Health Behavior Studies & Health Education, Columbia University

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Tiana’s Colleagues

Max Abrahms

Associate Professor of Political Science

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Amílcar Antonio Barreto

Professor & Chair, Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies; Professor & Interim Director, International Affairs; Professor, Political Science; Affiliated faculty member of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies; Affiliated faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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Barry Bluestone

Russell B. and Andree B. Stearns Trustee Professor Emeritus of Political Economy; Founding Director of the Dukakis Center; Founding Dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Christopher Bosso

Professor of Public Policy

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Alan Clayton-Matthews

Associate Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Policy

William Dickens

University Distinguished Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Joan Fitzgerald

Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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Stephen E. Flynn

Professor of Political Science; Founding Director, Global Resilience Institute

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James Alan Fox

Lipman Family Professor of Criminology, Law, and Public Policy

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Brian Helmuth

Professor of Environmental Science and Public Policy

Timothy Hoff

Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems and Public Policy

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William Kay

Associate Professor of Political Science

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David Lazer

University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer Sciences, Co-Director of NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks

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Dietmar Offenhuber

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Art + Design

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Kwamina Panford

Associate Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies