• Evaluator

Lena Taube

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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.

Key qualifications

Thematic focus

democracy promotion,

civil society development,


human rights & human rights based approaches to development, 

evaluation theory

Methodological focus

quantitative & qualitative methods and techniques of empirical social research

evaluation capacity development

Regional focus

Latin America

Selected publications

Simon, Benoit; Meyer, Wolfgang; D’Errico, Stefano; Schwandt, Thomas; Lucks, Dorothy; Zhaoying, Chen; El-Saddik, Kassem; Schneider, Elisabeth;Taube, Lena; Anderson, Simon; Ofir, Zenda (2017): Evaluation: a missed opportunity in the SDGs’ first set of Voluntary National Reviews, in: IIED-Briefing No. 6.

Stockmann, Reinhard; Meyer, Wolfgang; Taube, Lena (erscheint 2019): The Institutionalization of Evaluation in Europe, London: Palgrave Macmillan.


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Lena Taube


Phone: +49 (0)228 336907-966

E-mail: lena.taube@DEval.org

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