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Ana Carolina (Kelly) Macatangay

Ana Carolina "Kelly" Macatangay

MA, MPhil


PhD Candidate, School of Management
University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

MPhil, School of Education
University of Manchester, United Kingdom

MA, School of Education
University of Asia and the Pacific, Philippines

Professional experience

UK Health Informatics Research Network Manager
University of Dundee
Dundee, UK

Management Analyst
Clark County District Attorney's Office, Family Support Division
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Program Associate/Consultant
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Stanford, California, USA

Research interests

Sociology of quantification
Public sector performance measurement and management
US child support enforcement research


Dr Philip Roscoe
Dr Shona Russell


Macatangay, K. (2015), Performativity of Incentives and Measures in the U.S. Child Support Enforcement Program, Poster Presentation at the Business and Management Pathway PhD Colloquium, Scottish Graduate School of Social Science, University of Aberdeen, April 2015, Aberdeen, UK

Macatangay, K. and Westveld, A. (2012), "Determining Best Policy Practice for Child Support through Scientific Experimentation", Panelist at the 5th Annual Public Performance Measurement and Reporting Conference, Organised by Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration, September 2012, Trenton, New Jersey, USA

Macatangay, K. and Westveld, A. (2012), "Defining Best Policy Practice through Scientific Experimentation", Co-presenter at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) National Conference, March 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Macatangay, K. and Gagnon, M. (2011), "Preventing Payment Delinquency and Improving Collections through Effective Early Intervention Practices", Co-presenter at the Western Interstate Child Support Enforcement Council (wiCSec) Annual Training Conference, Workshop Session: November 2011, Austin, Texas, USA

Macatangay, K. (2006), "Preparing Students for Practice: Teaching and Learning Analytic Problem Solving in Engineering Science Courses", Presenter at the American Educational Research Association, April 2006, San Francisco, California, USA

Macatangay, K. (2005), "Using NVivo for Data Organization and Management to Support a Series of Professional Education Studies", Presenter at the Strategies in Qualitative Research, Durham University, September 2005, Durham, UK

Educating Engineers cover‌Publications

Educating Engineers: Designing for the Future of the Field (with S. Sheppard, A. Colby, and W. Sullivan; Jossey-Bass, December 2008)

"What is Engineering Practice?" International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2006 (with S. Sheppard, A. Colby, and W. Sullivan)

"The Impact of Action Research for Professional Development: case studies in two Manchester schools," Westminster Studies in Education, Vol. 25, No. 1, April 2002 (with Marie Brown)

Scholarships and grants

Russell Trust Award (June 2016)

School of Management Studentship Award, University of St Andrews (PhD Programme, 2014 - 2017)

Won for the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services its first US Federal 1115 Grant Award (approximately $700,000) to fund a 3-year Research, Development, and Demonstration Project (2009 - 2012)

Hanns Seidel Foundation Scholarship (MA Programme)