Tracey Dewart Eckersley

Tracey Dewart completed her Ph.D. at Columbia University in Sociomedical Sciences in 1996 and has a Masters in International Affairs in Economic Development. She has over 20 years experience in designing, managing and conducting single- and multi-site evaluations, using a mix of qualitative and quantitative data. She was the Director of Strategic Planning and Evaluation for The Door and served as Project Director for an MHRA funded evaluation to assess 55 Ryan White programs in New York City for Hunter College. She recently completed a 9/11 Impact Study for New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) funded by The National Institute on Drug Abuse. She has also consulted fot the Soros Foundation to evaluate their Advocacy Fellowship, Columbia University Graduate School of Social Work, and is currently undertaking a 7-year evaluation of an early childhood center at Brooklyn College.  She is currently working with local groups upstate to help create a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) where townships form their own public power program to control local energy options and transition to cleaner energy.