Lori Wingate

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Lori A. Wingate
Executive Director, Evaluation Center
(269) 387-5922
(269) 387-5923
4510 Ellsworth Hall, Mail Stop 5237
Mailing address: 
The Evaluation Center
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5237 USA
  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation, Western Michigan University, 2009
  • M.A., Sociology, Loyola University, 1993
  • B.A., Sociology and Anthropology, Truman State University, 1990
  • Kirkpatrick Four Levels Evaluation, 2012

Lori Wingate is the Executive Director of The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University. She has a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary evaluation from WMU and 25+ years of experience in the field of program evaluation. She directs EvaluATE, the evaluation learning and research hub for the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program, and has led a range of evaluation projects in the areas of STEM education, public health, and higher education. Since 2011, she has served as a subject matter expert in evaluation for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Wingate has led more than 50 webinars and workshops on evaluation in a variety of contexts, including CDC University and the American Evaluation Association Summer Evaluation Institute. She is an associate member of the graduate faculty at WMU.