Alysson Akiko Oakley
Alysson Akiko Oakley, PhD, is the Director of Results and Measurement at Pact. She is an experienced practitioner in the fields of international development, governance and democracy assistance, and specializes in improving program strategy and demonstrating impact. Her portfolio at Pact includes research, monitoring, evaluation and learning. She is currently the Program Chair of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) Topical Interest Group for Democracy, Human Rights and Governance. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University where she teaches courses on strategy, as well as program design, monitoring and evaluation of democracy assistance and conflict resolution interventions. She was Associate Editor for the Cambridge University Press Southeast Asia “Elements” series, a principal Asia-Pacific analyst for Freedom House’s flagship publication Freedom in the World, authoring multiple Southeast Asia country reports from 2009 to 2017, Senior Advisor at the International Republican Institute, and Program Director at the U.S.-Indonesia Society. She has consulted for governmental, think tank and private sector organizations on topics ranging from political risk to methodology. Dr. Oakley earned a PhD and Master of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University.