Hi y'all! My name is Shelly— Dr. Shelly Engelman, PhD to my friends and family— and for the past 10 years, I’ve been working with people like you to analyze data, design surveys, develop dashboards, & assess program impact. What makes me so special? How do I stand out from the crowd? Well, I pride myself on figuring out the simplest, most low-cost solution to your problems. Say you want to design an interactive dashboard: I can teach you the basics in 10 minutes or less! Interested in designing a survey, but don’t know where to begin? I have a short guide that will show you how to create a reliable and valid instrument!
Basically, I’m the Trader Joe’s of the data and research world:
And, yes, occasionally you can even find me sporting a Hawaiian shirt.
Oh! I'm also from Austin, TX...which probably explains a lot.
Here's my professional Bio that makes me sound totally legit:
Shelly Engelman, Ph.D., is the Director of Research and Evaluation at Custom Edu Eval LLC in Austin, TX. She earned her PhD in Social Psychology and has over 10 years of research and evaluation experience. Dr. Engelman has been a lead evaluator, data analyst and social science methodologist on over 40 federal and state funded grants and programs. She has a strong knowledge of evaluation and research methodology and theory, as well as an expertise in survey design and advanced statistical modeling techniques (e.g., Structural Equation Modeling, Propensity Score Matching, etc.). Dr. Engelman has led over 20 workshops, seminars, and demonstrations for a variety of clients including, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), and the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin). Prior to working as an evaluation and research consultant, Dr. Engelman taught an array of undergraduate courses at the University of Delaware, such as Research Methods, Statistics, and Social Psychology.