Cindy Collins

Lead Faculty

Project Design, Monitoring & Evaluation

Professor Collins is an American social scientist, educator, and development consultant living and working now in the U.S.  She formerly developed curriculum and taught international relations and quantitative/qualitative methods at American University’s School of International Service, as well as at Wellesley College and Brown University, where she earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees, respectively.  As an international development and humanitarian practitioner, she has served as a Program Director and M&E expert for indigenous NGOs in Nigeria and Liberia, and as a consultant to multiple UN agencies, government development agencies, and international NGOs, as well as private companies doing business in Africa, including cell phone, shipping and oil extraction companies.  In addition, she is a former enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army.  Her most recent project relates to the integration of ICT solutions in program design and M&E in order to reduce program costs and produce more reliable evaluations of program effectiveness.