Dr. Brian Ezeonu
Research Manager: Evaluations, Research, & Analytics.
Brian Ezeonu’s global work focuses on assessing and evaluating international development initiatives in the Global South, with the aim of improving their effectiveness and impact. Brian focuses on the use of data and scientific methods to provide technical solutions to development problems. Brian’s research interests center on the role of the third sector in international development, specifically looking at the institutional and contextual factors that influence the activities of actors in the third sector. His research areas include collaborative governance, global finance, social enterprises, and economic development.
His work has been published in journals such as Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, and Nonprofit Policy Forum. Brian previously worked with nonprofit organizations, collaborating with other international development organizations to implement development projects and programs in Africa. He also served as a Kirchner Fellow at Kirchner Impact Foundation where he was actively involved in evaluating and making impact investment decisions for social enterprises aimed at fighting food insecurity in Central America. Brian currently serves as a Research Manager at Social Impact, a global development management consulting firm that works across sectors to reduce poverty, improve health and education, promote peace and democratic governance, foster economic growth, and protect the environment.
Academic Research, Applied Research, Programming, Data Analysis and Econometric Modelling, Financial Analysis
Weber, Peter, Kelly Krawczyk, Brian Ezeonu and Felicia Tuggle. 2023. “How to Leverage Action Research to Develop Context-Specific Capacity Building for Civil Society.” Nonprofit Policy Forum. https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/npf-2022-0041/html.
Krawczyk, Kelly, Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima, and Brian Ezeonu. 2022. “An Exploratory Analysis of Cross- National Variations in Pro-Social Behaviors.” Voluntas: The International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11266-022-00525-z.