Flux is a consultancy focused on research, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) based in New Orleans, USA.



Flux links those spearheading social change with the social sciences approaches, methods, and services required to answer tough questions about operations, ongoing program evolution, and impact.


Flux serves a broad range of social changemakers: governments, non-profits, and private companies of all sizes in the United States and internationally.

That data, evidence, and reflection inspire learning, resilience, and dignity in places of need.


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  • Methodological Rigor
  • Creativity
  • Transparency

Who We Are:


Director - William N. Faulkner, M.A. 

Experience: William is a consultant with extensive experience researching and guiding complex social innovations. He works domestically as one of the small cadre of self-identified evaluators based in New Orleans, serving nonprofits, funders, and social businesses. William also operates internationally (primarily Latin America/Caribbean, Lusophone and Anglophone Africa), focusing on the evaluation of advocacy campaigns, agriculture research and development, and extractive industries' corporate social responsibility.

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Interests: Systems thinking, complexity theory, network analysis, developmental evaluation, utilization-focused evaluation, adult learning, idea dissemination, custom software development, integration of technology in research.

Email: william@fluxrme.com

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Project Associate - Katie Hillman

Interests: Political science, international relations, international law, political economy.

Email: katherine@fluxrme.com

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Associate - Sarah Haensly

Interests: Economics, econometrics, quantitative analysis, public heath (HIV/AIDS).   

Email: sarah@fluxrme.com

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