Senior Research and Evaluation Manager

Dr. Vinson received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, with an emphasis in statistics and measurement.  He plans and oversees evaluation, measurement, and research efforts for domestic and international CVT programs, consults and collaborates with universities, governments and other NGOs, and conducts and presents evaluation and research findings to local, national, and international audiences.  In addition to working in human rights, his professional interests include cross-cultural measurement, outcome evaluation in resource-limited environments, mixed qualitative and quantitative research methods, and applied psychology.



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