Alemayehu Bekele is a research associate at EDC, with expertise in conducting evaluations, technical assistance (TA), and research programs supporting education projects to improve disparity and inequity in public education systems.

Bekele has developed theory of changes, experimental and quasi-experimental, and mixed method evaluations. He has expertise in designing and implementing surveys, interviews, and focus groups and analyzing data using advanced statistical methods.

Bekele’s current TA work includes contributing to the NSF INCLUDES Coordination Hub by providing network assistance and reinforcement and expansion of the National Network, thereby diversifying the STEM enterprise.

Before joining EDC, Bekele worked at International Institute of Education and Radboud University.

Bekele has a PhD in Social Sciences from Radboud University and an MA in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University.