Speaker Profile

Dr Eric Jensen

Expert in

Research Methods

Impact Evaluation

Survey Design

Qualitative Methods

Quantitative Methods

United Kingdom

Dr. Eric Jensen

Dr. Eric Jensen is a leading social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.

Jensen is author of Doing Real Research: A Practical Guide to Social Research (SAGE). He has extensive experience designing and conducting quantitative and mixed methods evaluations at institutions including the National Gallery, London Zoo, Natural History Museum, Cheltenham Literature Festival, the British Museum, San Diego Zoo and Bronx Zoo. Dr. Jensen holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Cambridge (UK).


What do you like?

I like to get to know new places and people. I enjoy craft beer. Probably my favourite food is guacamole

How do you spend your free time?

Hiking / Walking (city and nature)



How would you describe yourself? (briefly)

A happy-go-lucky world citizen who cares deeply about the welfare of people, plants and animals. A social scientist with social change ambitions. A lover of guacamole and craft beer. Not necessarily in that order.