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Ph.D. Sociology, M.A. Government, Columbia University; B.A. Government, Cornell University. Weiss is the Beatrice B. Whiting Professor at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, where she has been since 1978. Her interests in evaluation began in the 1960s when she evaluated a domestic Peace Corps program in central Harlem. She has consulted on evaluation for dozens of agencies, including the U.S. General Accounting Office, the Department of Education, the World Bank, the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Canadian International Development Research Centre. She has been Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, a Senior Fellow at the U.S. Department of Education, a Congressional Fellow, and a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. She has given keynote ...

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