Daniel Kasprzyk is an NORC Senior Fellow and is Vice President and Director of the Center for Excellence in Survey Research at NORC at the University of Chicago. Previous to his appointment at NORC, he was director of statistical services at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. Kasprzyk has more than 25 years of experience in managing large-scale sample surveys in a variety of topic areas, including holding various positions on the staff of the Survey of Income and Program Participation at the Census Bureau and carrying out methodological research associated with federal survey programs. He has particular expertise in nonsampling error issues in surveys.
Prior to his private-sector positions, Kasprzyk was program director of the elementary and secondary sample survey studies program at the National Center for Education Statistics, where he was responsible for the Schools and Staffing Survey System. He was a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development committee that developed and reported school and teacher data for national comparisons. He served as the U.S. Department of Education's liaison to the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Estimates of Poverty for Small Geographic Areas and was a member of the National Academy of Sciences Panel to Review the National Children's Study Research Plan and a member of the Institute of Medicine's Panel on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities. He also served for 20 years on the Office of Management and Budget's Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology.
Kaspryzk is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and fellow and former vice president of the American Statistical Association (ASA). He chaired the ASA Sections on Survey Research Methods and on Social Statistics, as well as serving as officer for other sections of the ASA and for the Washington Statistical Society, a Chapter of the ASA.
He currently serves as associate editor for the Journal of Official Statistics and Survey Methodology.