EMSTAR Research, Inc. was founded by two evaluation experts, James G. Emshoff, Ph.D., Vice President/Director of Research and Debi M. Starnes, Ph.D., President. Individually, they have impressive track records serving local, state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations and private enterprise. Dr. Emshoff also holds a retired faculty position at Georgia State University, where he taught community psychology for over 25 years. Dr. Starnes has extensive consultation experience in both the public and private sectors, and served as Policy Advisor to Atlanta's Mayor Shirley Franklin.
EMSTAR Research, Inc. is a consortium of professionals in organizational psychology, community psychology, behavioral scientists, computer system specialists, and statisticians. We have extensive experience in the design and implementation of program evaluations, program development and implementation, field research, instrument design, data collection and analysis, report writing, literature reviews, grant writing, and workshop development and presentation.