KERRY RICHTER, PhD

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KERRY RICHTER, PhD

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Biography

EDUCATION

  • 1987 PhD, Sociology/Demography, University of Wisconsin‑Madison
  • 1983 MS, Sociology, University of Wisconsin‑Madison
  • 1978 AB (with honors), Social Relations, Cornell University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Special Professor, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand, 2008-present: Teaching Monitoring and Evaluation; teaching and advising MA and PhD students in Population and Reproductive Health Research; Associate Editor, Journal of Population and Social Studies; coordinating workshops on monitoring and evaluation; service on academic committees.
  • Population Services International (PSI) 1997-2006: Deputy Director of Research (2003-2006), Asia Regional Research Manager (2001-2003), AIDSMark Research and Evaluation Coordinator (1997-2001): Managed Washington-based research team and budget for Research Division serving social marketing programs in HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, malaria and maternal and child health in 70 countries and for USAID-funded social marketing HIV prevention project. Provided technical assistance in monitoring and evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research and analysis.
  • Research Associate, Child Trends, Inc., 1996-1997: Co-investigator on qualitative study of teen pregnancy in the United States, two national-level surveys of youth and analysis of impact of welfare reform on children. Worked with the US Census Bureau and other federal agencies to develop research protocols.
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, 1993-1996: Co-investigator for research projects in Thailand and Nepal. Further analysis and publication of research on migration, child care and fertility in Thailand. Developed and taught graduate seminar on education and demography.
  • Assistant Professor and Rockefeller Foundation Social Science Research Fellow, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1988-1993: Taught and developed curricula for master’s degree program in population research; developed grant proposals and conducted research on migration, child care, child labor and old age security.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Team Leader, A Rapid Assessment on Effective Communication with USAID/RDMA Audiences, USAID/RDMA Thailand: Qualitative assessment of communications needs among USAID/RDMA stakeholders (September-December 2015)
  • Researcher, CLAIM2 Study of the Impact of Internal Migration on Early Childhood Well-Being and Development: Longitudinal and mixed method study of young children living apart from their parents, funded by UNICEF-Thailand (June 2013-May 2017)
  • Senior Public Health Specialist, Evaluation of the Health for the Urban Poor Technical Assistance Program, USAID/India: Design, data collection, data analysis, presentation and reporting for final evaluation of national USAID program in India (July-September 2015)
  • Technical assistance consultant, Population and Development Studies, Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Bhutan: Curriculum development and strategic planning for population and development degree program (April 2015)
  • Consultant, HIV/AIDS Response in Cities Investment Analysis, UNAIDS-Asia Regional Support Team for Asia-Pacific & Asian Development Bank: Investigation of financing for the AIDS response in four case study cities, including human rights and gender issues, in support of ADB and UNAIDS joint effort to demonstrate the benefits of intensified intervention and investment approach in urban areas (July-October 2014)
  • Consultant, Monitoring and Evaluation of the Urban Primary Health Care Services Delivery Project, Bangladesh, Asian Development Bank: Providing technical assistance on project monitoring and evaluation for primary health care program for the urban poor (July 2013-May 2014)
  • Consultant, Updating the Situation of Children Affected By Migration in Thailand, UNICEF-Thailand: Identifying, collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data and policy developments on children affected by migration in Thailand including the situation of child migrants, the children of cross-border migrants and children affected by internal migration (July-September 2013)
  • Principal Investigator, CHILDLIFE External Support and Child Well-Being Survey: Quantitative survey of children affected by HIV/AIDS and other vulnerable children and rapid assessment of available services for these children to support GFATM-funded project (July 2012-April 2014)
  • Researcher, Evaluation of the National HIV Prevention Program among Key Affected Populations, Prisoners and Migrant Workers in Thailand, National AIDS Management Center of Thailand: Directing evaluation of outcomes and intermediate outcomes for four-year project evaluating Thailand’s HIV prevention programs (October 2010-March 2013)
  • Consultant, Final Evaluation, Stabilization and Integration of IDPs into Mainstream Georgian Society (SIIMS), CARE-Georgia: Mixed method evaluation of three-year program addressing rural poverty, vulnerability and social justice (April-June 2012)
  • Lead Consultant, Thailand Comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation Plan and System Strengthening: Coordinating M&E Systems Strengthening exercise and drafting comprehensive national M&E plan for HIV prevention, care, support and treatment programs (January 2011-January 2012)
  • Technical Assistance, Evaluation of the Positive Partnerships Program (PPP), PACT and Population Development Association (PDA): Data analysis, report writing and capacity building for a quantitative evaluation of an economic and social support project for PLHIV in urban and rural communities in Thailand (May- 2009-February 2012)
  • Technical Advisor, Children Living Apart from Parents due to Internal Migration (CLAIM), UNICEF: Advising on substance and methodology of research project on well-being of children living apart from parents in rural Thailand (May 2010-March 2012)
  • Evaluation of the SMARTgirl Program, Family Health International/ Cambodia: Mixed method evaluation of HIV/AIDS behavior change communication program for female entertainment workers in Cambodia. (February 2011-February 2012)
  • Team Leader, Evaluation of Population and Development Activities for UNFPA’s Thailand 9th Country Program: Results assessment of the 2007-2011 country program and key inputs for the development of the next UNPAF and program planning cycle (December 2010-April 2011)
  • Evaluation Consultant, Organizational Network Analysis of the Mekong Basin Disease Surveillance (MBDS) Network, Rockefeller Foundation: Team leader of the organizational network analysis component as part of the SEAMEO/TROPMED Network team (February-December 2010)
  • Team Leader, American Red Cross (Thailand) Integrated Program Household KAP Survey, RCG/Global: Baseline and endline household survey in five tsunami-affected provinces in Thailand for ARC’s integrated program, measuring aspects of water and sanitation, disaster management, and community health. (April-August 2008 and January-July 2010)
  • Technical Assistance Consultant, National HIV Prevention Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Most-at-Risk Groups and Migrant Workers in Thailand, National AIDS Management Center (NAMC), Ministry of Public Health, Thailand: Preparing a consolidated national M&E plan for the Thai government and the Round 8 grant from the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). (October 2009-February 2010)
  • Evaluation of the You’re the Man reality TV show, Family Health International/ Cambodia: Mixed method evaluation of HIV/AIDS behavior change communication television show for young men in Cambodia. (October 2009-February 2010)
  • Technical Assistance Consultant, MICS4 Surveys, UNICEF Asia Regional Office: Participated in facilitating a training workshop for MICS4 surveys in the region. (July 2009)
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant, HIV Prevention and Infrastructure, Asian Development Bank: Developing comprehensive regional M&E strategy and providing technical assistance to ADB subprojects for mitigating risk in the Greater Mekong Subregion (April-October 2009)
  • Lead Consultant, Financial Crisis, Migration and HIV/AIDS, UNDP: Drafting strategy paper for the Joint United Nations Initiative on Mobility and AIDS (JUNIMA) (April-June 2009)
  • National Team Leader, Evaluation of UNICEF-Thailand Tsunami Programs: Study design, qualitative tool development, key informant interviews, document review, analysis, stakeholder consultations and reporting for evaluation of UNICEF’s emergency relief effort and education, child protection and local capacity building programs in tsunami-affected provinces (October 2008-March 2009)
  • Lead Consultant, Impact of Food Price Inflation on HIV-affected Households in Asia and the Pacific, UNDP: Discussion paper on the vulnerability of HIV-affected households in Asia and the Pacific to food price increases; literature review and analysis of survey data from five countries (September-October 2008)
  • Survey Implementation Specialist, Evaluation of UNICEF MICS Round 3, John Snow Inc.: Evaluation of research methodology for UNICEF’s MICS surveys globally (2007-2008)
  • Team Leader, World Bank Georgia HIV/AIDS Transport Study, Euro Health Group: Project director for a study of HIV-related risks for transport workers and sex workers and in Batumi and Poti, Georgia (2007-2008)
  • Evaluation Consultant, ExxonMobil Africa StopAIDS Program, Population Services International: Director of evaluation and dissemination of results for an eight-country workplace HIV prevention program (2004-2008)
  • Core Team Member, Review of the Global Fund Local Fund Agent System, Euro Health Group: Responsible for method and tool development, analysis and reporting for assessment of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) Local Fund Agent System (2006-2007)
  • Evaluation Consultant, ExxonMobil Sakhalin Island StopAIDS Program, Population Services International: Director of evaluation for workplace HIV prevention program (2006-2007)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Richter, K., Jampaklay, A. & Claypole, A. (2014). Children affected by migration in Thailand. In Huguet, J. (Ed.), Thailand migration report 2014. Bangkok: International Migration Organization.
  • Jain, A., Nuankaew, R., Mongkholwiboolphol, N., Banpabuth, A., Tuvinun, R., Oranop na Ayuthaya, P., & Richter, K. (2013) Community-based interventions that work to reduce HIV stigma & discrimination: Results of an evaluation study in Thailand. Journal of the International AIDS Society 16(3 Suppl.2) doi:  10.7448/IAS.16.3.18711
  • Adhikari, R., Jampaklay, A., Chamratrithirong, A., Richter, K., Pattaravanich, U. & Vapattanawong, P. (2013). The impact of parental migration on the mental health of children left behind. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health doi: 10.1007/s10903-013-9809-5
  • Richter, K., Chamratrithirong, A, Niyomsilpa, S. and Miller, R. (2012). Forward to the special issue on migrants, minorities and refugees: integration and well-being. Journal of Population and Social Studies 21(1):2-11. Also Editor, Special Issue.
  • Punpuing, S. & Richter, K. (2011). Urbanization and migration impact. In G. Jones & W. Im-Em (Eds.), Impact of demographic change in Thailand (pp. 99-113). Bangkok: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the National Economic and Social Development Board of Thailand (NESDB).
  • Huguet, J., Chamratrithirong, A. & Richter, K. (2011). Thailand migration profile. In J. Huguet & A. Chamratrithirong (Eds.), Thailand Migration Report 2011: Migration for development in Thailand: overview and tools for policymakers (pp. 7-15). Bangkok: International Organization for Migration (IOM).
  • Tangchonlatip, K. & Richter, K. (2011). Gender and migration. In J. Huguet & A. Chamratrithirong (Eds.), Thailand Migration Report 2011: Migration for development in Thailand: overview and tools for policymakers (pp. 107-118). Bangkok: International Organization for Migration (IOM).
  • Richter, K., Phillips, S.C., McInnis, A.M. & Rice, D.A. (2012). Effectiveness of a multi-country workplace intervention in sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS Care 24(2):180-185. doi:10.1080/09540121.2011.596513.
  • Punpuing, S. & Richter, K. (2011). Urbanization and migration impact. In G. Jones & W. Im-Em (Eds.), Impact of demographic change in Thailand (pp. 99-113). Bangkok: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the National Economic and Social Development Board of Thailand (NESDB).
  • Klein Hattori, M., Richter, K. & Greene, J.L. (2010). Trust, caution and condom use with regular partners: An evaluation of the Trusted Partner campaign targeting youth in four countries. Social Marketing Quarterly 16(2):18-48. doi: 10.1080/15245001003746774
  • Richter, K., Punpuing, S. & Benjamin, A.E. (2009). Population and environment in Asia and the Pacific: Trends, implications and prospects for sustainable development. Asia and Pacific Population Journal 24(1):35-64.
  • Richter, K. (2007). A sequential exploratory mixed methods design to generate and test a model: Living separately as a child care strategy. In Clark, V.L.P. & Creswell, J.W. (Eds.), The mixed methods reader (pp. 549-582). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Meekers, D. & Richter, K. (2005). Factors associated with use of the female condom in Zimbabwe. International Family Planning Perspectives 31(1):30-37. doi: 10.1363/3103005
  • Richter, K. (1997). Child care choice in urban Thailand: Qualitative and quantitative evidence of the decision-making process. Journal of Family Issues 18(2):174-204.
  • De Jong, G., Johnson, A. & Richter, K. (1996). Determinants of migration values and expectations in rural Thailand. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal 5(4):399-416.
  • De Jong, G., Richter, K., & Isarabhakdi, P. (1996). Gender, values and intentions to move in rural Thailand. International Migration Review 30(3):748-70.
  • Richter, K. (1996). Living separately as a child care strategy: implications for women’s work and family in urban Thailand. Journal of Marriage and the Family 58(2):327-39.
  • Guest, P., Chamratrithirong, A., Archavanitkul, K., Piriyathamwong, N. & Richter, K. (1994). Internal migration in Thailand. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal 3(4):531-545.
  • Richter, K., Podhisita, C., Chamratrithirong, A. & Soonthorndhada, K. (1994). The impact of child care on fertility in Thailand. Demography 30(4):651-62.
  • Richter, K. & Ard-am, O. (1990). Determinants of supply and demand for child labor in Thailand’s fishing industry. Asian Journal of Social Science 18(1):29-50.
  • Richter, K. (1988). Living arrangements of children in Latin America: Consequences of union patterns. Demography 25(4):553-566.
  • Richter, K. (1985). Nonmetropolitan growth in the late 1970’s: The end of the turnaround? Demography 22(2):245‑264.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS, REPORTS AND WORKING PAPERS

  • 2015 Baseline Report for the Empowerment and Capacity Building of Lesbian and Transgender Women to Mitigate Violence, Stigma and Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Salaya: Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University. (with Phuengsamran, D. & Darawuttimaprakorn, N.)
  • 2015 The Impact of Internal Migration on Early Childhood Well-Being and Development: Baseline Report (with Jampaklay, A., Tangchonlatip, K., Nanthamongkolchai, S. Lucktong, A., & Prasithima, C. Salaya: Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University.
  • 2013 Evaluation of the National HIV Prevention Program for Key Affected Populations, Migrant Workers and Prisoners. Salaya: Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University. (with Chamratrithirong, A., Punpuing, S., Kanungsukkasem, U. & Darawuttimaprakorn, N.)
    http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/publication/Evaluation_of_the_National_HIV_prevention_program_for_KAP_Migrants_Prisoners_2013.pdf
  • 2012 National Strategic Information and Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for HIV/AIDS, Thailand: 2012-2016. Nonthaburi: National AIDS Management Center, Ministry of Public Health. (with Benjarattanaporn, P.)
  • 2012 Positive Partnership Program, New Phase: Endline Study Report. Bangkok: Pact Thailand (with Nuankaew, R., Jain, A. & Oranop na Ayuthaya, P.) http://www.pactworld.org/PPP
  • 2012 Children Living Apart from Parents due to Internal Migration (CLAIM): Final Report. Salaya: Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University. (with Jampaklay, A., Vapattnawong, P., Tangchonlatip, K., Ponpai, N., & Hayeeteh, C.)
    http://www.ipsr.mahidol.ac.th/ipsr/Research/CLAIM/CLAIM-Report.htm
  • 2011 Evaluation of UNFPA Thailand’s 9th Country Programme (CP9). Bangkok: UNFPA. (with Srivanichakorn, S. & Theptein, B.) http://goo.gl/8iQvt
  • 2011 Providing HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care for Entertainment Workers. FHI360-Cambodia. http://www.fhi360.org/resource/program-review-smartgirl-providing-hivaids-prevention-and-care-entertainment-workers
  • 2010 You’re the Man Audience Survey. Phnom Penh: FHI-Cambodia. http://www.c-hubonline.org/sites/default/files/resources/monitoring-evaluation/Audience-Survey.pdf
  • 2010 National Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for HIV Prevention Targeting Most-At-Risk Populations and Migrant Workers: 2010-2011. Nonthaburi: National AIDS Management Center, Ministry of Public Health. (with Benjarattanaporn, P.) http://www.gfaidsboe.com/Downloads/book/2554/Final_Thailand_National_M&E_plan_for_MARP_.pdf
  • 2009 Children and the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Evaluation of UNICEF’s Response In Thailand (2005-2008). New York: UNICEF. (with Ager, A., Bernard, A. & Isarabhakdi, P.)
    http://www.unicef.org/evaldatabase/files/UNICEF_Tsunami_Response_Thailand.pdf
  • 2009 Evaluation of UNICEF Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys Round 3 (MICS3): Final Report. John Snow, Inc. (with S. Ahmed, D. Ali, L. Bisharat, A. Hill, A. LaFond, L. Morris, and B. Plowman)
    http://www.unicef.org/evaldatabase/files/MICS.pdf
  • 2009 The Threat Posed by the Economic Crisis to Universal Access to HIV Services for Migrants. Prepared for the Joint United Nations Initiative on Mobility and HIV/AIDS in South East Asia and Southern Provinces of China (JUNIMA).
    http://www.junima.org/resources/pdf/FinancialCrisisMigrationHIV_FINAL_090824.pdf
  • 2008 A Preliminary Study of the Impact of HIV on Poverty and Food Security among HIV-affected Households in Asia. Hunger Briefing Paper Series: No.3. Regional HIV and Development Programme, UNDP Regional Centre, Colombo. http://www2.undprcc.lk/resource_centre/rcc_publications.php?c_id=1002#
  • 2008 Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior Related to HIV/AIDS Infection among Transport Sector Workers: A Case Study of Georgia. Washington DC: World Bank Working Paper. (with C. Anderskov)
    http://go.worldbank.org/BK7T7AH2A0