Gail V. Barrington

Gail V. Barrington
  • Assistant Professor
  • Affiliated Faculty
  • Program Evaluation


Gail Barrington on the Program Evaluation Site


Dr. Gail Vallance Barrington is a well-known program evaluator who has made significant contributions to the profession of evaluation through her practice, writing, teaching, training, mentoring and service to the field. She founded her consulting firm, Barrington Research Group, Inc. in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1985 and has conducted more than 130 program evaluation and applied research studies at the federal, provincial and grassroots levels. Her studies range from health promotion and health services to education and training, research, and knowledge exchange. Her recent work on evidence-based evaluation has led to the development of more rigorous evaluation designs and she is currently advising a number of organizations about the adoption of this approach.