Mita Marra
Italian, English, French
PhD in Public Policy George Washington University, Washington DC
Master of Arts in International Relations School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC
Master-equivalent in Economics University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Mita Marra is an Associate Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Naples, Italy. She holds a PhD in Public Policy from the George Washington University, an MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Economics at the University of Naples. Specialized in program evaluation and development policy, Mita Marra has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Evaluation and Program Planning since 2019, and as President of the Italian Evaluation Association (2013-2017). Currently, she is a member of the Board of the European Evaluation Society and the Council of the International Evaluation Academy.
Professional affiliations and distinctions Member of the European Evaluation Society’s Board since 2022, Member of the Council of the International Evaluation Academy since 2021. Responsible for Quality Assurance and Quality Education Impact for the Aurora European University Alliance since 2020 Past President of the Italian Evaluation Society Won the 2018 Jon Carlsson Award of the European Court of Auditors for the book that translates into English as “Evaluating Evaluation. Compliance, Ambiguities, and Learning in the Italian Public Administration (edited by Il Mulino, Bologna, Italy) Recipient of the grant for “Economic Prosperity” of the APS of the US Diplomatic Mission to Italy.
20 years experience in evaluation research and teaching internationally
10 years experience as Editor in international scholarly publishing in evaluation
2018 Naples, Italy
2016 Washington DC, USA
2011 Fisciano, Italy
2006 Maastricht, The Netherlands
2001 Naples, Italy
Associate Professor of Economic Policy Dept. of Social Sciences of the University of Naples
Visiting Scholar Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, The George Washington University
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Policy Evaluation Dept. of Economics of the University of Salerno
Visiting Professor of European Cohesion Policy University of Maastricht
Researcher National Research Council, Institute for the Study of Mediterranean Societies