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Published Research "The Lasting Impacts of Superstorm Sandy: An Analysis of Those Suffering With Poor Mental Health After the Storm", Benz, J., Malato, D., Sterrett, D., and Tompson, T., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 12:14PM
Published Research "Improving Teaching Quality through Training: Evidence from the Caucasus", Ome, A., Menendez, A., and Le, E., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 12:11PM
Published Research "Is Rigorous Qualitative Research Possible in a Rapid-Cycle Evaluation Context?", Skillman, M., Singer, R., Rotondo, C., Ruiz, S., and Moiduddin, A., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 12:05PM
Published Research "Romantic Relationship Characteristics and Adolescent Relationship Abuse in a Nationally Representative Sample", Joseph, H., Taylor, B., and Mumford, E. A., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 12:00PM
Published Research "Use of Variables from the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP): January 2007 – January 2015", Pudelek, K. M., Hanis-Martin, J., Kozloski, M., Howe, M. J. K., and Henning, S. A., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 11:53AM
Published Research "Assessing Returns on Investments in Education Research: Prospects & Limitations of Using ‘Use’ as a Criterion for Judging Value", McDonald, S., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 11:43AM
Published Research "Crime and Decision Making: New Directions for Crime Prevention", Liu, W., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 11:38AM
Event AAPOR 2017 - 72nd Annual Conference Sheraton New Orleans, Thursday, May 18, 2017 More
Posted: 5.17.2017 8:33AM

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Press Release Debra W. Stewart, PhD, Authority on Higher Education, Joins NORC at the University of Chicago More
Posted: 5.10.2017 7:11AM
News Chicago Tribune: Cost of substance abuse hits employers hard, new tool shows More
Posted: 5.7.2017 9:28PM
News Associated Press: AP-NORC Poll: Black teens most active on social media apps More
Posted: 5.7.2017 9:23PM
News San Jose Mercury News: Teens are heavy social media users but many take breaks More
Posted: 5.7.2017 9:21PM
News Associated Press: Worried About Getting Old? Poll Sees Optimism Grow With Age More
Posted: 3.24.2017 10:15AM
News Associated Press: Rare poll finds Cuban citizens favor better US relations More
Posted: 3.21.2017 11:56AM
Press Release New Survey Conducted In Cuba Explores Cubans’ Opinions on Their Economy, Diplomatic Relations with U.S., and Their Culture More
Posted: 3.21.2017 11:17AM
News Associated Press: Poll: Americans divided on admitting refugees More
Posted: 3.11.2017 12:14PM

Events

AAPOR 2017 - 72nd Annual Conference, Sheraton New Orleans, Thursday, May 18, 2017 More
Posted: 5.17.2017 8:33AM

Publications

"The Lasting Impacts of Superstorm Sandy: An Analysis of Those Suffering With Poor Mental Health After the Storm", Benz, J., Malato, D., Sterrett, D., and Tompson, T., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 12:14PM
"Improving Teaching Quality through Training: Evidence from the Caucasus", Ome, A., Menendez, A., and Le, E., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 12:11PM
"Is Rigorous Qualitative Research Possible in a Rapid-Cycle Evaluation Context?", Skillman, M., Singer, R., Rotondo, C., Ruiz, S., and Moiduddin, A., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 12:05PM
"Romantic Relationship Characteristics and Adolescent Relationship Abuse in a Nationally Representative Sample", Joseph, H., Taylor, B., and Mumford, E. A., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 12:00PM
"Use of Variables from the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP): January 2007 – January 2015", Pudelek, K. M., Hanis-Martin, J., Kozloski, M., Howe, M. J. K., and Henning, S. A., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 11:53AM
"Assessing Returns on Investments in Education Research: Prospects & Limitations of Using ‘Use’ as a Criterion for Judging Value", McDonald, S., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 11:43AM
"Crime and Decision Making: New Directions for Crime Prevention", Liu, W., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 5.23.2017 11:38AM
"Assessing Changes in Coverage Bias of Web Surveys in the United States.", Sterrett, D., Malato, D. Benz, J.K., Tompson, T.N. and English, E.M., 2017 More
Posted: 5.12.2017 8:31AM

Job Postings

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Director, IT Infrastructure Engineering More
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Research Assistant - Data Enclave More
Posted: 10.20.2016 3:46PM
Senior Contracts Administrator More
Posted: 10.10.2016 3:46PM
Senior Clinical Data Architect More
Posted: 9.15.2016 10:07AM
Senior Business Intelligence Engineer More
Posted: 9.15.2016 10:07AM
Wichita - Telephone Interviewer – NIS More
Posted: 9.14.2016 3:00PM
Albuquerque - Telephone Interviewer – NIS More
Posted: 9.14.2016 3:00PM

American Statistical Association Honors

The American Statistical Association (ASA) has announced the results of the organization’s recent elections. Ken Copeland, Senior Vice President of NORC’s Statistics and Methodology department, has been elected Chair of the Survey Research Methods Section, and Don Jang, Vice President of NORC Center of Excellence in Survey Research, has been elected to the Board of Directors. Founded in 1839, the American Statistical Association is the world’s largest community of statisticians and data scientists.

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research

Supported by its client organizations, the AP-NORC Center carries out rigorous social science research projects with a special focus on critical areas where there is a potential for social impact, including education, health care, race, unemployment and poverty. The Center seeks the greatest possible public awareness of the research results through the unparalleled, combined distribution channels of The Associated Press and NORC. Learn more​

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