Shai Fuxman, EdD, is an experienced researcher in the fields of education and public health with expertise in youth development, program evaluation, and cross-cultural relations. He is especially interested in the promotion of positive development among youth from marginalized communities. His research and evaluation portfolio includes work with Native American and Latino communities in the United States, as well as international work related to increasing access to education in areas of conflict.
Fuxman is knowledgeable in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, including developing and overseeing data collection procedures, analyzing large data sets, and presenting data findings. He is fluent in Spanish, Hebrew, and English and serves on EDC’s Institutional Review Board. He holds an MEd and EdD in human development and psychology from Harvard University.
“An important step in the process of conducting culturally responsive evaluation is building relationships with the communities involved. Developing strong relationships with community members can go a long way.”
Fuxman, S., De Los Santos, S., Finkelstein, D., Landon, M. K., & O’Donnell, L. (2015). Sources of information on sex and antecedents of early sexual initiation among urban Latino youth. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 10(4), 333–350.
Nathan, D., Trimble, D., & Fuxman, S. (2015). Building partnerships between Israeli and Palestinian youth: An integrative approach. Israel Affairs, 21(1), 148–164.
Parker, C., Avery Paz, M., Baker, D., Fuxman, S., Lingan, A., Rinaldi, C., Sanchez, M. T., and Schamberg, M. (2012). English language learners with disabilities in Massachusetts: Current stats and next steps for identification and instruction. A report to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Villegas, M., Sullivan, T. K., Fuxman, S., & Dewhurst, M. (2007). Re-envisioning research as social change: Four students’ collaborative journey. Journal of Research Practice, 3(1), M7.