NORC serves the public interest and improves lives through objective social science research that supports informed decision making. About Our Name

NORC Headlines

All News

Event AAPOR 2017 - 72nd Annual Conference Sheraton New Orleans, Thursday, May 18, 2017 More
Posted: 5.17.2017 8:33AM
Published Research "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
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
Published Research "Concurrent Trajectories of Female Drinking and Smoking Behaviors throughout Transitions to Pregnancy and Early Parenthood.", Liu, W. and Mumford, E.A., 2017 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 4.3.2017 9:36AM
News Associated Press: Worried About Getting Old? Poll Sees Optimism Grow With Age More
Posted: 3.24.2017 10:15AM

News

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

"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
"Concurrent Trajectories of Female Drinking and Smoking Behaviors throughout Transitions to Pregnancy and Early Parenthood.", Liu, W. and Mumford, E.A., 2017 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 4.3.2017 9:36AM
"Transitions in Loneliness among Older Adults: A 5-Year Follow-Up in the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project.", Hawkley, L.C. and Kocherginsky, M., 2017 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 3.24.2017 10:03AM
"'Who Shared It?': How Americans Decide What News to Trust on Social Media.", Benz, J.K., Sterrett, D., Malato, D. and Rosenstiel, T., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 3.24.2017 9:56AM
"The American Identity: Points of Pride, Conflicting Views, and a Distinct Culture.", Connelly, M., Malato, D., Tompson, T.N. and Benz, J.K., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 3.23.2017 11:01AM
"American Teens are Politically Engaged but Pessimistic about Country’s Direction.", Lenhart, A., Malato, D. and Kantor, L., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 3.23.2017 10:50AM
"Americans’ Priorities for 2017.", Connelly, M., Malato, D., Benz, J.K. and Tompson, T.N., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 3.23.2017 10:47AM
"Many Want Changes to the Health Care Law but Few Support Its Immediate Repeal.", Connelly, M., Malato, D., Alvarez, E., Benz, J.K. and Tompson, T.N., 2017 Download the PDF
Posted: 3.21.2017 11:22AM

Job Postings

Senior Systems Architect More
Posted: 11.8.2016 11:22AM
Director, IT Infrastructure Engineering More
Posted: 11.8.2016 11:21AM
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.

NORC at AAPOR 2017

Join NORC experts in New Orleans for the 72nd AAPOR annual conference from May 18 - May 21, 2017. A number of NORC staff and researchers will be at AAPOR, chairing, organizing, presenting and participating in sessions. NORC is proud to be a platinum sponsor and is exhibiting in booth #20. Learn more

Expert Spotlight