Advisory Board Member
Tobin belzer, PHD
Advisory Board Member
ANNALEE GOOD, PHD
Tobin Belzer is an applied sociologist whose research and program evaluations for Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and secular non-profit organizations and philanthropists have focused on identity and character development, organizational culture, teens and emerging adults, leadership development, education, congregational studies, gender, arts and culture, special needs inclusion, and Jewish/Muslim relations. Tobin is a Contributing Fellow at the Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC) at the University of Southern California and a Research Affiliate at Stanford SPARQ. She was a Visiting Scholar at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University (2014, 2015-2016) and a Research Associate at the CRCC (2004-2014). She has worked with and for numerous organizations and foundations including Jim Joseph Foundation, the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, The John Templeton Foundation, California Community Foundation, Koret Foundation, the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis University, the Lily Endowment, and the Covenant Foundation. From 2010-2012, Tobin served as the Senior Project Director at Rosov Consulting, LLC, a strategic consultancy that helps foundations, philanthropists and Jewish communal organizations meet their goals, assess progress, and enhance impact. She earned her doctorate in sociology and joint master’s degree in sociology and women’s studies from Brandeis University. As a doctoral candidate, she was awarded the Joshua Venture Fellowship for Young Jewish Social Entrepreneurs. With Rabbi Julie Pelc Adler, she is the co-editor of Joining the Sisterhood: Young Jewish Women Write Their Lives (SUNY Press, 2003).
Annalee Good is an evaluator and researcher at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), co-director of the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative, and Director of the WCER Clinical Program. She is co-PI on an ongoing study of digital tools in K-12 education, and supports many youth-serving organizations through culturally responsive evaluation in topics such as tutoring, personalized learning, community schools, and ensuring equitable access and outcomes in advanced learning opportunities. She has published and presented numerous papers on topics including public contracting for digital instructional tools, the nature of the instructional landscape in out-of-school time tutoring, the role of tutoring in school reform, and the role of K-12 teachers in the creation of public policy. Annalee also is the co-lead of the Wisconsin chapter of Scholars Strategy Network. She was an 8th grade social studies teacher before earning her master’s and doctoral degrees in Educational Policy Studies from UW-Madison.