Amanuel Medhanie, Ph.D., President of Parsimony Inc., received his doctorate in Quantitative Methods in Education from the University of Minnesota. He has over 8 years of experience providing research and statistical consultation to faculty, non-profit, and for profit organizations. He has authored or co-authored over 20 articles published in peer-reviewed research journals. His methodological areas of interest include the analysis of multilevel/correlated data, methods for handling missing data, and the use of propensity scores in quasi-experimental designs.

In addition to providing consultation on methodological issues to a variety of organizations, Dr. Medhanie is passionate about making it easier for everyone to create high quality social research and evaluations. This passion has driver Dr. Medhanie to develop Kusri (, a web-based platform to help non-profits design, execute, and manage all of their evaluations in one place.