Palmer Morrel-Samuels, MA, MPhil, PhD, MSc in Law
University of Michigan / Employee Motivation & Performance Assessment
Employment Expert Witness, Statistics Expert Witness
Opinion Surveys; Questionnaire; Skill Assessments; Workplace Assessments; Employee Surveys; Survey Design; Survey Validity; Survey Reliability; Attitude Survey; Discrimination; Personality Assessment; Statistics in the Workplace, Disparate impact, Retaliation in the Workplace, Performance Appraisals
Dr. Morrel-Samuels received an MA in research methodology from the University of Chicago, as well as an M. Phil. and a Ph.D. in experimental social psychology from Columbia University.
He is one of the few expert witnesses in the country whose work occupies the intersection of three areas: the psychometrics of assessments design, statistical analysis of "big data" analytics, and disparate impact in the workplace. He has more than 30 years’ experience designing and analyzing assessments for employees in government and large corporations. He often serves as a Lecturer at the University of Michigan, where he teaches graduate-level classes on survey design, statistics, and research methodology.
Practical experience includes assessment services for non-profit organizations, (e.g., Blue Cross-Blue Shield), government agencies (e.g., the Department of Justice), and numerous Fortune 500 companies (e.g., FedEx, GM, California Edison, Bank of America, Xerox, Sprint, Coca-Cola, Sears, and...