Mark M. Rogers

Mark M. ROgersMark M. Rogers has worked over the past 12 years helping other peacebuilding practitioners use program evaluation to improve their practice. He has conducted both internal and external evaluations in Africa and Asia. These included: three multi-country evaluations, an evaluability assessment of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development’s (DFID) Security and Justice portfolio, and numerous NGO program evaluations looking into community-based peace initiatives, interreligious peacebuilding, human rights, early warning, peace media, and inter-communal peacebuilding. His strengths include: participatory processes, qualitative data analysis, theory-based evaluation, developmental evaluation and utilization-focused evaluation. In addition to evaluation, Mark has served on conflict analysis teams and taught peacebuilding evaluation at the peacebuilding institutes at American University and Eastern Mennonite University in the USA. He has also taught courses on peacebuilding, experiential learning for trainers, conflict analysis, and conflict sensitivity. Mark holds a Masters in International Administration from the School for International Training in the USA and has served in leadership positions in the field with Search for Common Ground in Burundi and in the head offices of Catholic Relief Services in the USA and the Life & Peace Institute.

Course for 2019: Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding Practitioners (MEPP)