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Lori Bakken

Lori Bakken

Expert in program development and evaluation in adult and professional education, medical education and nonprofit services

Associate Professor, Civil Society & Community Studies; Evaluation Specialist, UW Extension, Cooperative Extension Law School UW Extension Work: 608-890-0221 Home page


  • community engagement in evaluation
  • systems thinking in evaluation
  • evaluation capacity building
  • evaluation research
  • community-based participatory program evaluation


  • School of Human Ecology's Community Outreach and Engagement Award, 2015
  • Puestow Research Award for significant research contributions made toward advancing the field of medicine, 2007
  • Developer, Clinical Research Appraisal Inventory
  • Member, American Evaluation Association