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Published Research "Can College Outreach Programs Improve College Readiness? The Case of the College Bound, St. Louis Program.", Le, V-H., Mariano, L.T. and Faxon-Mills, S., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 8.27.2015 10:05AM
Published Research "How Millennials Use Technology to Get News: Differences by Race and Ethnicity.", Benz, J.K., Alvarez, E., Rosenstiel, T. and Tompson, T.N., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 8.27.2015 10:03AM
Published Research "Speaking Out on Global Warming: Public Attitudes toward the Papal Encyclical on Climate Change.", Benz, J.K., Alvarez, E., Feinberg, G., Tompson, T.N. and Leiserowitz, A., 2015 More
Posted: 8.24.2015 11:36AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Ned English: Scale: Important by any Measure More
Posted: 8.24.2015 8:12AM
Press Release New Survey Examines Racial And Ethnic Differences In Technology Use By Millennials More
Posted: 8.21.2015 9:20AM
Event The 110th American Sociological Association Annual Meeting Hilton Chicago and Hilton Palmer House, Saturday, August 22, 2015 More
Posted: 8.20.2015 4:25PM
Press Release Cristian Ilie, Expert Data Scientist Named Chief Technology Officer for the NORC Data Enclave More
Posted: 8.19.2015 4:02PM
Press Release New Survey On Americans’ Views On Papal Encyclical On Climate Change More
Posted: 8.19.2015 1:43PM

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Press Release New Survey Examines Racial And Ethnic Differences In Technology Use By Millennials More
Posted: 8.21.2015 9:20AM
Press Release Cristian Ilie, Expert Data Scientist Named Chief Technology Officer for the NORC Data Enclave More
Posted: 8.19.2015 4:02PM
Press Release New Survey On Americans’ Views On Papal Encyclical On Climate Change More
Posted: 8.19.2015 1:43PM
Press Release Edward Mulrow Named New Vice President of Statistics and Methodology at NORC at the University of Chicago More
Posted: 8.19.2015 9:00AM
News FiveThirtyEight: The GSS provides insight into infidelity More
Posted: 8.6.2015 9:43AM
Press Release New Survey On Americans’ Views On Law Enforcement, Violence, And Race More
Posted: 8.5.2015 10:43AM
News The Washington Post: The GSS has been tracking American views of space exploration for years More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:20PM
News USA Today: GSS data from 2010, 2012, and 2014 provides insight into the racial attitudes of Americans More
Posted: 7.30.2015 4:16PM

Events

The 110th American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Hilton Chicago and Hilton Palmer House, Saturday, August 22, 2015 More
Posted: 8.20.2015 4:25PM
2015 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Saturday, August 08, 2015 More
Posted: 8.4.2015 4:18PM

Publications

"Can College Outreach Programs Improve College Readiness? The Case of the College Bound, St. Louis Program.", Le, V-H., Mariano, L.T. and Faxon-Mills, S., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 8.27.2015 10:05AM
"How Millennials Use Technology to Get News: Differences by Race and Ethnicity.", Benz, J.K., Alvarez, E., Rosenstiel, T. and Tompson, T.N., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 8.27.2015 10:03AM
"Speaking Out on Global Warming: Public Attitudes toward the Papal Encyclical on Climate Change.", Benz, J.K., Alvarez, E., Feinberg, G., Tompson, T.N. and Leiserowitz, A., 2015 More
Posted: 8.24.2015 11:36AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Ned English: Scale: Important by any Measure More
Posted: 8.24.2015 8:12AM
"Exploring a Method to Evaluate Survey Response Scales.", Bautista, R. and Lee, L., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 8.13.2015 10:00AM
"Identifying Doubled-Up Households Using Survey Data.", Bachtell, K.E. and Haggerty, C.C., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 8.13.2015 9:57AM
"The Effectiveness of Advance Letters for Cell Telephone Samples.", Skalland, B.J., Zhao, Z. and Jeyarajah, J., 2014 Download the PDF
Posted: 8.13.2015 9:53AM
"Law Enforcement and Violence: The Divide between Black and White Americans.", Connelly, M., Sterrett, D., Malato, D., Benz, J.K. and Tompson, T.N., 2015 Download the PDF
Posted: 8.10.2015 10:27AM

Job Postings

Data Technology Developer More
Posted: 6.12.2014 11:28AM
SharePoint Developer More
Posted: 6.12.2014 11:28AM
Manager, Web Surveys More
Posted: 6.12.2014 11:26AM
Programmer Analyst (SAS, Blaise) - Survey Research More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:13PM
Communications Specialist – Website Design and Promotion More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:12PM
Research Analyst for Health Care Research in Bethesda More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:10PM
Survey Specialist More
Posted: 3.4.2014 6:27PM
Programmer Analyst (SAS, Blaise) - Survey Research More
Posted: 3.4.2014 6:27PM

NORC’s AmeriSpeak Launches Omnibus Surveys

NORC at the University of Chicago has announced the launch of AmeriSpeak Omnibus, a once-a-month, multi-client survey that uses a probability sample of 1,000 adults from NORC’s AmeriSpeak panel.  Through AmeriSpeak Omnibus, researchers can access the best-in-class AmeriSpeak panel and collect survey data in just over one week.   Learn more by visiting the AmeriSpeak page.  

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NORC multidisciplinary project teams include members with expertise and experience in these and other research topics:

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Education 1/14

From the first GI bill to the No Child Left Behind law, NORC has played a critical role in educational research and understanding what nurtures academic achievement. Collaborative relationships and data collection expertise build knowledge about students ranging from pre-schoolers to doctoral program graduates. Read more

Sustainability 2/14

​NORC at the University of Chicago is a leader and innovator in social science research, applying innovative and rigorous methods to the most pressing and complex issues today, bringing insights to topics like Sustainability.
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International Development 3/14

Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, and Australia.  NORC’s international team works on projects that span the globe, providing technical assistance, fielding surveys, and helping to evaluate whether development and assistance programs have a positive, long-term impact and serve aid recipients efficiently and effectively. Read more

Poverty 4/14

​When public housing was demolished in major cities, what happened to the families who lived there? How is poverty tied to race, gender, and even neighborhood or family culture? NORC’s expertise in poverty research sheds light on the individual and systemic issues linked to poverty. Read more

Special Populations 5/14

The complex challenges of studying special populations—minorities, veterans, children, the disabled, prisoners, the elderly—requires cultural competency and advanced research methodologies. NORC’s expertise helps evaluate the programs aimed at improving the circumstances of these groups. Read more

Health 6/14

Drawing on 70 years of healthcare, public health and mental health research, NORC has developed effective, innovative ways to conduct research in this rapidly changing, technology-intensive field. Our interdisciplinary team provides data and analysis to help find solutions to tough issues such as healthcare cost, access, and quality. Read more

Economics 7/14

The fallout of recent financial crises may be with us long after the global economy starts to recover. NORC helps organizations respond with some of the most frequently cited and richest sources of data: the General Social Science Survey, the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, and the Survey of Consumer Finances. Read more

Substance Use 8/14

Substance use remains a stubborn problem, exacting enormous health and productivity costs, threatening family and community stability, and adding to an overburdened criminal justice system. NORC brings exceptional sensitivity and objectivity to the unique challenges of substance use research to provide insight and support effective decision making for substance use issues and programs.   Read more

Security 9/14

Security has traditionally been viewed through the lens of national defense, but world events over the last decade have expanded the public perception of security to include issues of community resiliency that go beyond physical defense and are intertwined with issues of energy and environment.  NORC brings together energy, security and environmental expertise to enrich work on complex, vital security projects. Read more

Human Development 10/14

​NORC at the University of Chicago is a leader and innovator in social science research, applying innovative and rigorous methods to the most pressing and complex issues today, bringing insights to topics like Human Development.​​​​ Read more

Criminal Justice 11/14

It’s one of society’s most costly institutions, but are efforts to reform the justice system effective, cost efficient, and improving our safety?  NORC’s interdisciplinary expertise illuminates multiple perspectives within the legal and justice systems on the impact of reform efforts and diverse topics such as victimization in middle school dating, prison violence, drug markets, and resources for prosecutors and law enforcement.  Read more

Children and Youth 12/14

​When, and why, do things go wrong for the most vulnerable young people? NORC’s comprehensive expertise and multi-disciplinary approach is helping to find the answers that enable children and youth reach their full potential. Read more

Energy 13/14

Energy policy and issues require solutions that cannot be determined without careful research and analysis. NORC's approach to energy is innovative, multi-faceted, and interdisciplinary, focusing on the intersections of policy questions in the security, energy, and environmental spheres to provide data and analysis to support informed decision making. Read more

Environment 14/14

Reconciling our standard of living and booming demand for growth with the scarcity of resources and pollution emissions is one of the most difficult and urgent challenges of our time. NORC’s dynamic, interdisciplinary approach to environmental studies brings together experts in energy, public health, security, and environment to address a broad spectrum of issues with implications for national security, the economy, and public health. Read more