Nathan Morrow

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Prof. Nathan Morrow and Dr. Apollo Nkwake both taught research methods and program evaluation at Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy. While in residence, they prepared workshop tools and case studies for the American Evaluation Association as well as a special volume on “Working with Assumptions: Key Concepts and Tools for Program Design, Monitoring and Evaluation” for AEA’s New Directions for Evaluation Journal.

Nathan Morrow has nearly 20 years of international research and work experience with issues of food security, child wellbeing and humanitarian response. He currently serves as adjunct faculty in School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and teaches a summer institute on Food and Nutrition Security in Italy. He began giving courses at the Payson Center in 2006 and has taught a number of classes over the years for the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a regular food security studies Global Development Summer Institute in Italy. He is the primary author and principal investigator for the forthcoming United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s Handbook for Emergency Preparedness and Response. Nathan has operational, assessment or evaluation experience in more than 20 countries with international organizations such as World Vision International and the World Food Program of the United Nations. He was Chief of Party for the multi-country humanitarian response to the Food Security and HIV/AIDS crisis in Southern Africa reaching nearly 5 million people with developmental relief approaches – considered a precursor to much of the resilience oriented programing being developed now. For the last two years, he has been the co-chair of the Emergency and Disaster Evaluation thematic group at the American Evaluation Association. Nathan continues to teach research, programing, evaluation and operations courses based in the principals of IHL, equity and justice – that should be at the center of all Global Health, Food Security, and Emergency Response interventions around the world.