Deutsche Evaluierungsinstitut der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit
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Lena Taube

Current evaluations

Human Rights in German Development Cooperation

Key qualifications

  • Expertise in democracy promotion, civil society development, gender, human rights & human rights based approaches to development, and evaluation theory
  • Methodological competencies in quantitative & qualitative methods and techniques of empirical social research and evaluation capacity development
  • Regional focus: Latin America

Curiculum Vitae

Lena Taube joined DEval as an evaluator in 2019. She previously worked at the Centre for Evaluation (CEval) at Saarland University. There, she supervised a research project on the institutionalization of evaluation worldwide. Lena Taube also worked as a lecturer in the Center’s German and English Master programs in evaluation and as a trainer as part of a university cooperation with Latin American universities.

Lena Taube studied sociology, political science and empirical social research at the universities of Aachen, Cologne and Buenos Aires. She focused on development cooperation with Latin America, quantitative research methods, and good governance. In her master thesis, she analyzed the populations' support for democracy in Latin American countries.