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Discrimination

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Caren Goldberg, Ph.D. has testified in ten employment law cases and has served as a consulting expert in numerous others. She has been retained by counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants to opine on such issues as the fairness of selection/promotion/layoff procedures, the extent to which an organization's climate supports or discourages harassment, and reasonable care standards with regard to negligence claims.

Dr. Goldberg is an internationally acclaimed professor of Human Resource Management. She has written over 50 peer-reviewed papers and four book chapters on diversity, discrimination, stereotypes, and sexual harassment. She has been quoted in numerous magazines and newspapers, and discussed discrimination on Dateline, NBC.

Professor Goldberg has taken on a number of leadership roles within her profession. She is currently finishing up a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the Academy of Management's Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division. She also served a three-year term as Associate Editor of Group and Organization Management, a leading peer-reviewed journal, and is currently on the editorial boards of two other top refereed journals. As such, she is abreast of very current developments in all areas of Human Resource Management and has a wealth of experience evaluating and critiquing research, an important skill in discrediting other witnesses. Caren was recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), as one of the 100 thought leaders (from business, consulting, government, and academia) in the area of Diversity and Inclusion and served on a taskforce led by SHRM and the American National Standards Institute, charged with creating organizational standards for diversity and inclusion.

Dr. Goldberg is available for expert testimony and/or consulting regarding harassment, workplace diversity, discrimination, negligence, and related cases.