Kristi Manseth, Ph.D.
Vice President, Director of Research
Dr. Manseth is the Company Vice President and Director of Research at Pacific Research and Evaluation. In this role, Dr. Manseth provides oversight and leadership to Research Associates and supervises evaluation projects managed by Associates. In addition, she is responsible for the management of several evaluation projects, which includes creating evaluation plans and logic models, developing data collection tools and procedures, facilitating data collection, conducting statistical analysis of data, and writing evaluation reports, among other duties. Dr. Manseth is supported on evaluation projects by Research Assistants. Additionally, she is responsible for writing proposals to secure additional contracts for Pacific Research and Evaluation. Dr. Manseth earned her doctorate in Applied Psychology from Portland State University in June of 2009. Previous to her tenure at PRE, she worked as a post-doctoral research associate at Portland State University where she was heavily involved in the development and evaluation of a large-scale professional development initiative. Dr. Manseth has been conducting applied research for ten years and has extensive experience with the development of various data collection instruments including interviews, focus groups, and surveys along with the corresponding analysis and reporting of qualitative and quantitative data. Dr. Manseth has also taught college level research methods courses providing additional expertise in research methods.