Personnel Assessment Selection Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Personnel Assessment Selection, Industrial Psychology Research, Fairness Bias in Testing, Statistical Data Analysis, Job Analysis, Employee Selection Litigation, Field Sobriety Tests, Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures, Developing Employee Assessment Selection Systems,

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Industrial psychologist with considerable experience in test development, test validation, evaluation of fairness in employment decisions, statistical analysis, and expert witness service in employment discrimination cases.
Licensed as a psychologist in three states (MA, NY, and PA).

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Consultant in Industrial Psychology; Newton, MA and Scarsdale, NY (full time since Jan. 1994) 1977-Present
Consult to public and private organizations, primarily in the areas of employee assessment, selection, and layoff
Develop tests of knowledge, ability, aptitude, and work-style
Conduct applied research concerning employment in organizational settings
Conduct statistical and content analyses of fairness and adverse impact in employment settings
Provide expert witness services to defendants and plaintiffs in employment discrimination cases
Director of Test Development and Validation (part time from 1987-1993)
Massachusetts Department of Personnel Administration; Boston, MA
1977-1993
Develop, implement, and evaluate employee selection, promotion, and job performance evaluation tools and programs
Conduct applied research concerning civil service employment in Massachusetts
Provide expert witness services on behalf of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Research Associate; Applied Psychological Services, Inc.; Wayne, PA 1975-1977
Originate, design, conduct, and report applied psychological research in areas such as job sample performance tests and assessment centers
Conduct literature reviews
Serve as in-house statistical consultant
Baruch College, City University of NY

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Northeastern University; Boston; School of Engineering
Department of Statistics and Computer Information Systems; Adjunct Faculty, Spring 2012
Lesley College; Cambridge, MA
School of Management; Adjunct Faculty, 1989-1994
Engineering Management Program; Lecturer, 1978-1994
Kings College; Wilkes_Barre, PA ; Assistant Professor, Acting Department Chair, Department of Psychology, 1969-1975

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Psychology (minor in statistics/psychometrics), Lehigh University, 1975
M.A., Psychology, C. W. Post College of Long Island University, 1969
B.A., Psychology, Stony Brook State University, 1967

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS AND HONORS

International Personnel Assessment Council, American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, International Public Management Association for Human Resources, Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychology, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, American Statistical Association.
Past-President, IPMA-Assessment Council; Past-President, New England Society for Applied Psychology.

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Plan, develop, and implement programs in support of excellence and fairness in human resource management: develop culturally fair employee selection and promotion tests and systems; conduct validation research and statistical analyses; develop test of mechanical ability and other tests used in industry, develop diagnostic math tests for use in school settings; and publish/deliver reports and papers at professional conferences.

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