Senior Research Associate
Barry Nagle is the Senior Research Associate with the Gates Millennium Scholars Program/UNCF and has served in this role since 2012. His role has grown at UNCF to include research and evaluation activities for the full Scholarships and Programs Division. Prior to joining UNCF, Dr. Nagle served as the proprietor of Evaluation and Action Research Associates (EARA), which has been in operation since 2008. Before establishing EARA, Dr. Nagle served as the Director of the Center for Assessment, Planning and Accountability (CAPA) with the UNCF Special Programs Corporation (UNCFSP). Dr. Nagle joined UNCFSP to establish the center in November 2004. Prior to joining UNCFSP, Dr. Nagle was the Research & Evaluation Specialist Team Lead at NASA Peer Review Services in Washington, D.C., working primarily with NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Program within the Office of Education. Dr. Nagle was a public-school educator in Pennsylvania and North Carolina for 11 years and has worked in the research and evaluation field for the past 25 years.
Dr. Nagle has a B.S. in Early Childhood Education/Special Education from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and an M.A. in Education from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Nagle has completed graduate work in Educational Research Methodology at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and earned his doctorate at The George Washington University in Educational Administration and Policy Studies. Professionally he has conducted over 30 national and international research and evaluation projects and over 175 regional and local research and evaluation projects.