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Caleb Baker
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Professional Summary

CORE Program Analyst- GS-0343-11
Responsible academic proficient in planning and conducting studies that collects data and evaluates public programs; lead and assess learning outcomes; prepare and deliver conference papers; and plan and faciliate workshops. Five years of successful management and directing USG volunteer project involving development of training, analysis, and recommendations for perfomance improvement, and preparing reports for senior management. Overseeing quality assurance of federal health care standards and control of sensitive organizational data.

Skills
  • Qualitative and Quantitative analytical techniques
  • Study design and evaluative methods
  • Needs Assessment
  • Oral communication
  • Report Writing
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Public presentations
  • Data management and control
Experience
Assistant Professor/Coordinator EMPA Program Feb 2012Present Zayed University Ab Dhabi
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as public management and policy analysis.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • Direct and supervise student research in public management and policy analysis 
  • Coordinates Executive Masters in Public Administration program.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
  • Write grant proposals to procure research funding.
Graduate Courses Taught:
  • The Practice of Public Administration
  • Comparative Public Sector Administration

Undergraduate Courses Taught:
  • Comparative Social Policy
  • Development & Underdevelopment
  • International Relations
  • Comparative Political Systems
  • World Regions - Africa

Service 
  • Coordinator, Executive Masters in Public Administration–Responsible for academic policy and standards, candidate interviews, and placements of teaching faculty. Assists the College Dean in representing the resource needs of the program; effectively communicate accurate information of program characteristics and requirements; communicate with administration regarding graduate students, mentor and advise graduate students; and, monitor student progress (January 2012 to present)
  • Advisor - Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society in Public Affairs and Administration Zayed University Chapter (September 2013 to present) 
  • Representative, Faculty Affairs Committee – College of Sustainability, Sciences and Humanities (September 2012 to present) §  Faculty Recruitment Committee (2013) 
  • Member, Graduate Studies Council (February 2012 to present)
  • Chair, EMPA Curriculum Review Committee (June 2012-June 2013)  
  • Student Advising – International Affairs Undergraduate majors and EMPA Graduate students (Since February 2012) 
  • Reviewer, Sage Open Journal   (September 2012 to present)                                                                       
Publications:
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2013). Do pluralist structures enhance involvement in decision-making by nongovernmental organizations? African Social Science Review 6(1): 95-113.  
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2010). A ‘seat at the table': Constraints to stakeholder involvement—The case of the Nile Basin Initiative in Ethiopia. Saarbrucken: Lambert.     
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2014). Prosecute and punish: Curbing political and administrative corruption in Kenya. In G.M. Mudacumura & Gotkug Morcol, Challenges to democratic governance in developing countries. NY: Springer.      

Forthcoming (Book Chapter)  
Okoth, Simon H. (2014). Public policy making in the United Arab Emirates. In A. Dawoody. Governance in the Middle East. Springer. In Press.  

Professional Presentations:
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2013). Internationalizing a U.S. MPA for leadership capacity development in other countries. Presented at NASPAA Conference, Washington D.C., October 10-12.
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2013). State of the art of public administration in Western academia. Presented at the First International Conference on Bridging the Knowledge gap: State of the Art of Islamic and Social Science and Humanities in Arab and Western Academia. Zayed University Dubai Campus, April 15-16. 
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2012). Prosecute and punish: Curbing political and administrative corruption in Kenya. Presented at the International Conference on Democracy, Governance and Curbing Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa. Philadelphia, August 9-10, 2012. 
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2010). The relationship between pluralist structures and involvement in decision-making. Presented at the Northeast Conference on Public Administration. Baltimore, August 23. 
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2010). Pluralism-social equity nexus? The case of stakeholder involvement in decision-making. Presented at the National Academy of Public Administration Social Equity Leadership Conference. Baltimore, June. 
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2010). The 2011 Referendum: Will South Sudan become a sovereign state? Presented at “Drum Referendum organized by United Families for Sudan. Holocaust Museum. Richmond, Virginia, November 13.
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2007). The impact of U.S. immigration policy on HIV prevalence among immigrants from Africa: A case study. Presented at the 29th Conference of the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management. Washington D.C.
  • Okoth, Simon H (2007). Postmodern bureaucratic discretion: An approach to public administration reforms in Africa. Presented on my behalf at the Conference of the Association of Southern African Department of Public Administration and Management. Polytechnic of Namibia, June. 
  • Okoth, Simon H. (2007). Identification of future stressors to the Nile Basin Initiative: Will the framework float or sink? Presented at the Sixth Social Equity and Leadership Conference. Richmond, Virginia, May.   

Special Reports:
  
  • Okoth, S. (2007). Evaluation of Housing Services for People with HIV/AIDS in Central Virginia -- Ryan White Part B and HOPWA Funded Projects. Prepared for the Central Virginia HIV Care Consortium, Community Health Research Initiative, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia   
  • Okoth, S. (2006).  2004-2005 Needs Assessment and Client Satisfaction Survey Report.  Prepared for the Central Virginia HIV Care Consortium, Community Health Research Initiative, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia  
Supervisor: Christoper Southgate - Dean

Instructor Jan 2010Jul 2011 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
  • Direct research by students to ensure appropriate use of appropriate methods and analytical tools. 
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.

Graduate Courses Taught:
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Principles of Public Administration

Undergraduate Courses Taught:
  • International Political Economy (Honors)
  • Africa Government and Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Seminar in the Politics of Developing Areas
  • Politics of Middle East

Supervisor: Prof. Judyth Twigg

Research Assistant Aug 2005Dec 2009 Community Health Research Initiative, Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
  • Obtain informed consent of research subjects and/or their guardians.
  • Maintain and ensure the secuirty of sensitive client data
  • Perform descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses of data, using computer software.
  • Prepare tables, graphs, fact sheets, and written reports summarizing research results.
  • Develop and implement research quality control procedures.
  • Screen potential subjects in order to determine their suitability as study participants.
  • Administer standardized tests to research subjects, and/or interview them in order to collect research data.
  • Recruit and schedule research participants.
  • Provide assistance in the design of survey instruments such as questionnaires.
  • Track research participants, and perform any necessary follow-up tasks.
  • Perform needs assessments and/or consult with clients in order to determine the types of research and information that are required.
  • Provide assistance with the preparation of project-related reports, manuscripts, and presentations.

Supervior: Prof. Judith Bradford (retired)

Associate Director Apr 1998May 2003 U.S. Peace Corps Nairobi, KE
  • Plan and place volunteers to two-year work sites throughout Kenya.
  • Develop and deliver training to Volunteers and their counterparts.
  • Conduct site visits, monitor and evaluate volunteer projects.
  • Negotiate agreements including Memorandum of Understanding between Peace Corps/Kenya and government agencies, NGOs, embassies, and international development agencies
  • Develop small enterprise development project budget  and seek financial support for Volunteer projects
  • Review and approve Volunteer project proposals
  • Establish and implement USG policies, goals, objectives, and procedures to ensure Volunteer safety and productive service
  • Analyze policy options and make recommendations for project improvement to the country director
  • Plan and direct workshops and conferences
  • Lead and direct Gender and Development and Information Technology Committees for ease of integration into Peace Corps programming
  • Maintain contacts with international donors and government agencies to ensure collaboration in development agenda
  • Coordinate the efforts of Volunteer supervisors in the field to ensure compliance with Peace Corps goals.
  • Perform administrative duties including overseeing leave requests and approval
  • Respond to emergencies affecting volunteers in the field
  • Serve as Duty Officer on rotational basis
  • Prepare annual evaluation reports for the headquarters

Supervisor:
Dr. Winnie Emoungu
Cultural Affairs Assistant Mar 1988Dec 1996 U.S. Embassy Nairobi, KE
  • Implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring Cultural Affairs and Public Affairs Officer and other U.S. mission officials.
  • Develop program needs and make requests to the headquarters for academic and cultural specialists 
  • Implement exchange program activities including arrangements for program activities
  • Analyze and evaluate performances of exchange specialists
  • Draft reports for the approval of Cultural Affairs Officer
  • Monitor and analyze local socio-economic and political events and report on possible implications for USG country programs 
  • Develop and maintain contacts with representatives of foreign embassies, donors and international organizations, local academics and government officials
  • Review the contributions of USG public diplomacy initiatives in the host country and make recommendations for improvement
  • Lead and advance the interests of Foreign Service National employees

Supervisor: Michael Seidenstricker

Education
Ph.D.: Public Policy and Administration Dec 2009 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
Community Environmental Studies Dec 1997 Tufts University Medford, VA
Advanced Educational Planning Jun 1986 University of London London, EN
Master of Arts: Public Administriation (MPA) Dec 1984 Murray State University Murray, KY
Bachelor of Arts: Economics May 1980 Berea College Berea, KY
High School Diploma: Liberal Arts Dec 1975 St. Marys School Yala
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Previous Companies:

  • Zayed University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Community Health Research Initiative

Previous Job Positions:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Coordinator EMPA Program
  • Instructor
  • Research Assistant
  • Associate Director

Schools:

  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Tufts University
  • University of London
  • Murray State University
  • Berea College
  • St. Marys School

Level of Education:

  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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