Scott Burg, M.A., M.L.S.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Qualitative research and evaluation methods
  • Case study methodology
  • Instructional design
  • Analysis and evaluation of public health and health services
  • Museum visitor and exhibit studies
  • K-12 teacher professional development program evaluation
  • Research on and evaluation of environmental education initiatives
  • Diet and nutrition programs in formal and informal settings

Scott has a formal background in adult education, instructional systems design, health services research, and qualitative research and evaluation. During his tenure at Rockman, Scott has managed research and evaluation projects in informal science in science centers with museums such as the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. Scott’s other projects have included evaluation of nutrition and diet intervention in the Oakland (CA) public schools, the role of organizational partnerships and relationships for the KQED/Quest science series, and the impact of professional learning communities for elementary and middle school science teachers. Before coming to Rockman, Scott served as Director of Research and Development at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Senior Life Sciences Analyst with Digital4Sight in Canada. Scott serves as a panel reviewer for the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Scott has an M.A. in Literature (Poetry) from Georgetown University and a Master’s in Library Science (MLS) from the University of Maryland. Scott enjoys tennis, independent film, fiction, and modern art.