The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Candace Miller

Adjunct Lecturer

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Candace Miller

Adjunct Lecturer


Candace Miller is a Senior International Research at Mathematica Policy Research. She designs and implements evaluations that provide policymakers with high quality evidence for data driven decision making. Dr. Miller also leads implementation science-informed activities that guide the design, adoption, and scale up of robust social programs and provides analytic services at every stage of program and policy development. Dr. Miller partners closely with stakeholders across Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East in sectors such as agriculture, child health, early childhood education, economic development, education, energy, health, infrastructure, social protection, poverty reduction, and water.

Dr. Miller has worked closely with the United States Agency for International Development, the European Union, and the U.K. Department for International Development, as well as with foundations including Dubai Cares, the Hewlett Foundation, the Gates Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation. She has partnered with academics organizations, government ministries, UN agencies; and non-governmental organizations across the world.

Dr. Miller serves as:

• Project Director for Fursa kwa Watoto (Opportunities for Children) funded by the Hewlett Foundation and Dubai Cares

• Project Director for the Jordan Monitoring, Evaluation and Support Project through MSI for USAID

• Project Director of the Evaluation of the Malaria Elimination Initiative for the Gates Foundation

• Senior researcher on the Evaluation of the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Electricity-Transmission and Distribution Activity in Tanzania

• Senior researcher on the Evaluation of the MCC's Impact Evaluation Services for Agricultural Finance, Farmer Training, and Irrigation Compact Activities in Moldova

• Certified Reviewer for the Institute of Education Science's 'What Works Clearinghouse'

Dr. Miller has published in AJPH, AIDS Care, Development Policy Review, Food Policy, Health Affairs, Health Policy and Planning, JAIDS, Poverty and Public Policy, Social Science and Medicine, Tropical Medicine and International Health, and Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies.