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Robert "Bob" Emrich, EdD

Practitioner Faculty of Decision Sciences

GSBM Instruction

Phone: (310) 568-5500

Email: robert.emrich@pepperdine.edu

Robert  Emrich Practitioner Faculty of Decision Sciences

Dr. Robert Emrich has taught decision sciences since 2002. His primary teaching has been in statistics. Dr. Emrich specializes in teaching statistics with technology-enhanced instruction. He has developed and published Microsoft Excel based tools for easily conducting a range of statistical applications. His Excel tools have been used in higher education since 2004. He has developed numerous manuals and statistics workbooks for learning statistics by working with real-world data. Dr. Emrich also consults as an applied statistical analyst in fields ranging from healthcare to non-profit management. In higher education, Dr. Emrich has contributed as a statistician to numerous published research studies in fields such as health sciences, organizational behavior, and political science.

Pepperdine University

Doctor of Education - Organizational Leadership, 2003
Dissertation: Assessing Student Attitudes Towards Introductory Business Statistics

Pepperdine University

Master of Science - Ministry/Philosophy of Religion, 1998

Pepperdine University

Bachelor of the Arts - Philosophy, 1991

Education

Pepperdine University

Doctor of Education - Organizational Leadership, 2003
Dissertation: Assessing Student Attitudes Towards Introductory Business Statistics

Pepperdine University

Master of Science - Ministry/Philosophy of Religion, 1998

Pepperdine University

Bachelor of the Arts - Philosophy, 1991

Teaching Experience

2012 - Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management
Practitioner Faculty – Decision Sciences
Courses: BSM- Statistical Methods for Business; MBA – Applied Data Analysis

2010 - Adjunct Instructor (Seaver College)
Courses: Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions

2002 - Visiting Instructor (Seaver College)
Courses: Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions

Related Experience

2001 - Pepperdine University, Seaver College
Instructional Technologist/Faculty Technology Liaison

Consulting Experience

Dr. Emrich has consulted in business and education as an applied statistical analyst and as an instructional designer. Specializing in technology-enhanced instructional design, he has produced e- learning aids in various fields, including UCLA Medical Center. He has conducted analyses in fields ranging from health care to non-profit management. He has been consulting since 2003.

Publications and papers

2003 - Assessing Student Attitudes Toward Undergraduate Business Statistics
Doctoral Dissertation- 3-year assessment of student learning outcomes and curriculum design.

2005 - Technologies Across the Curriculum- A grant-funded study of technology in education. (Contributor)

2004 - Excel Tools for Statistical Analysis
Published text supplement of Excel workbooks designed to run statistical applications