Dr. Kaz Uekawa joined ICF in 2008 and brings 23 years of research and analysis experience to bear on a range of education and public health studies as a leading methodologist.
Dr. Uekawa has expertise in propensity score matching, multivariate modeling, and psychometrics, as well as randomized control trial (RCT), quasi-experimental design (QED), and mixed-method evaluation designs. He has contributed to all stages of program evaluation—design, data collection, analysis, and reporting. Recently, Dr. Uekawa has evaluated state GEAR UP grants in West Virginia and Texas, College Possible’s mentoring program, South Dakota Jump Start, and the Rural Math Innovation Network.
Dr. Uekawa is a What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) certified reviewer of program evaluation literature. He has published in the areas of academic achievement, evaluation of large-scale school reforms, alcohol abuse in the military community, and natural disasters and mental health.
He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago.