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A portrait of Marty Giesen

Marty Giesen

Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist

P.O. Box 6189
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Campus Mailstop: 9741

Phone:(662) 494-6007
Fax: (662) 325-8989


  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A., Kent State University
  • Ph.D., Kent State University
  • Postdoctorate in Applied Statistics, Department of Statistics, Mississippi State University, 1982

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Southeastern Psychological Association
  • Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Research/Training Specialization

  • Applied multivariate statistical methods; psychometrics
  • Outcome prediction applied in national vocational rehabilitation systems
  • Roles of individual differences in personnel selection and in health delivery systems processes
  • Impacts of disability, including visual impairments, on vocational rehabilitation employment outcomes
  • Applied experimental social/personality psychology

Selected Publications