Brad Rose Consulting
Founded in 1996, by Dr. Brad Rose, Brad Rose Consulting provides program evaluation, applied social research, and organization development consulting services to national and local non-profits, community-based organizations, educational institutions, philanthropies, corporations, and state and federal agencies.
About Brad Rose, PhD.
Brad Rose, Ph.D., is a Stanford University and Brandeis University trained applied sociologist, who has more than 20 years of experience designing and conducting program evaluations for a range of clients in the non-profit, philanthropic, k-12 and higher education sectors. Dr. Rose has extensive experience assisting clients to ensure that they are utilizing data both to measure the impacts of their programming and to inform program refinement/strengthening. He brings to the practical challenges involved in determining program effectiveness an extensive, experience-based knowledge of organization- and program-design, and a collaborative and inclusive approach to client engagements. Dr. Rose is committed to assisting organizations to accomplish immediate program objectives, to achieving longer-term organizational goals, and to building, organizations’ intrinsic capacities for program evaluation.
Dr. Rose earned a Doctorate in Sociology from Brandeis University; an M.A. in Education from Stanford University; an M.A. in Educational Technology from San Francisco State University; and a B.A. in English from UCLA. He is a member of the American Sociological Association and the American Evaluation Association.
Dr. Rose is also a critically acclaimed poet and short fiction writer. He is a Pushcart Prize nominee, in both fiction and poetry, and a 2013 recipient of Camroc Press Review’s, Editor’s Favorite Poetry Award. Dr. Rose was also just recently featured in the Los Angeles Times for his poem Veteran’s Benefits. To read more of his works, please visit his blog here.
What distinguishes Brad Rose Consulting?
- 25 years of experience designing program evaluations and organization development initiatives, including strategic planning, and organizational learning initiatives.
- Extensive professional experience providing evaluation services to a wide-variety of organizations, including: non-profits (educational, human service, arts and culture, workplace readiness, youth development, community service, etc.), educational institutions (k-12, higher ed., and after-school), and philanthropies.
- An academic background in the philosophy and methodology of the social sciences (Ph.D, in sociology, M.A. in Education) united with a practical, real-world understanding of the struggles of non-profits to meet the challenges of sustainability, donor/funder engagement, and resource scarcity.
- A commitment to meeting the distinctive need of each client for tailored and rigorous evaluation research.
“At Brad Rose Consulting, we believe in collaborative, customized program evaluation solutions that address and respect the unique challenges of each engagement.
We report findings clearly and constructively in order to maximize desired outcomes.
We nurture client capacities, adding significant value to your organization while enhancing indigenous capabilities.”
– Brad Rose, PhD.