About the Author
Elizabeth Murphy, Ph.D., is a psychologist who has worked with type concepts since the early 1980s. Her research focuses on verifying, with video support, the development of normal personality differences according to the theory of psychological type. Dr. Murphy works extensively with families and teams of people to improve communication and resolve relationship needs. Elizabeth's experience includes conducting training throughout the United States as well as Canada, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and Malaysia. She is an internationally recognized educational authority. Her contribution to and leadership in developing the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children®
assessment reflects her unusual diversity of educational experience. She has taught children from preschool to high school age and worked as a licensed school psychologist. Her dissertation won the Isabel Briggs Myers Research Award and she received the Gordon Lawrence Award for contributions to type in education. Carlow College honored her with their Alumna Award. Currently, she works as an independent consultant to schools and organizations.
Charles Meisgeier, Ph.D., nationally recognized educator and author, has developed programs that are designed to address school behavior and learning problems and to accommodate individual differences in the classroom. He served in the U.S. Office of Education in Washington; has worked as a consultant to schools, colleges and agencies; and has conducted workshops and training programs in the U.S. and in Europe. He has been a teacher, principal, and administrator. Dr. Meisgeier is currently professor emeritus and founding chair of educational psychology at the University of Houston and is director of The Arbor School. He has authored more than 125 publications. He is a leader in the identification and accommodation of personality type in children and is coauthor of the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children assessment.