Speaker: Heath Prince
Quantitative and qualitative public policy analyst, evaluator and researcher in economic development and human development fields with over 15 years of pro-poor policy, evaluation and research experience. Adjunct lecturer and Teaching Assistant (2009-2011) in sustainable international development and poverty measurement. Collaborating researcher for United Nations Research Institute for Social Development. Non- resident adviser on monitoring and evaluation Center for Global Development and Sustainability, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University.
Dr. Prince is the Ray Marshall Center’s director and a research scientist. He has over fifteen years’ experience in the education and workforce development fields as a researcher, project manager, policy analyst, and evaluator. Dr. Prince serves as principal investigator on research and evaluation projects related to poverty and the labor market. He is also principal investigator for a United Nations Research Institute for Social Development study examining post-Arab Spring policies and programs addressing youth unemployment in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, and Oman, as well as principal investigator on program evaluations in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Nigeria. He has written, published, and presented extensively on domestic and international employment and training programs and policies, postsecondary education, and poverty reduction.
Prior to joining the RMC, Dr. Prince was a senior policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, D.C. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the University of Colorado, Boulder, a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin, and a Master’s degree and PhD in Social Policy from Brandeis University’s Heller School of Social Policy and Management. His dissertation research focused on measuring the drivers of change in multidimensional poverty in developing countries.