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Gretchen Suess

Netter Center, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Evaluation & Research
Gretchen E.L. Suess, PhD, is the Director of Evaluation & Research at the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). She is also faculty in Penn's Department of Anthropology and a Senior Fellow in the Center for Public Health Initiatives. Dr. Suess has over fifteen years of experience leading research and evaluation projects that have included multi-year qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and multi-disciplinary projects. Projects are generally based on participatory-action research and collaborative team-based strategies. Her scholarship is motivated by a commitment to social justice, racial harmony, equality, and human rights with a focus on praxis and social transformation.