Casey McHugh brings over 15 years of experience leading research, monitoring, and evaluation activities for nonprofit, government, and academic partners internationally and domestically. As a research associate with JBS International, she currently provides mixed methods expertise, qualitative analyses, program evaluation design, and report writing for projects funded by AmeriCorps, including serving as the Project Manager for the national process, outcomes, and impact evaluation of the Public Health AmeriCorps Initiative.
Previously she has served as a Gender Advisor providing technical expertise on gender analysis and integration for foundations working with the Global Center for Gender Equality as well as girls’ education projects funded by USAID and FCDO. As a technical manager with STS, Casey managed and provided technical expertise on qualitative and quantitative study design, data collection, analysis, and reporting for international education programs, including leading several Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) studies for FCDA-funded Girls’ Education Challenge projects as well as overseeing student assessments and school-based surveys in four countries and six languages that have reached tens of thousands of students.
Casey holds an MA in anthropology from George Washington University and a BA in sociology and anthropology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She has also obtained the GenderPro Credential from the GenderPro Alliance and the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute.