Rene Bautista, Ph.D., has been named co-director of the General Social Survey (GSS). Bautista will become the director, upon Tom W. Smith’s planned retirement in August, 2019. Bautista holds an academic appointment as affiliate faculty at the University of Chicago Harris Graduate School of Public Policy and at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Survey Research and Methodology Program.
The American Evaluation Association is holding their 2017 annual meeting in Washington, DC, November 6 -11. NORC experts and staff are participating and attending the meeting. Stop by NORC booth #24 to learn more about our evaluation work across research areas.
The Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research is holding their 2017 annual meeting in Chicago, IL, November 17-18. NORC experts and staff are participating and attending the meeting.
NORC experts, staff, and researchers will be in attendance at AAPOR 2018 chairing, organizing, presenting, and participating in sessions throughout the conference. Stop by Booth #410 to meet NORC staff, learn about our work, and enter AmeriSpeak's "Free Data" giveaway.
NORC and the Appalachian Regional Commission's Appalachian Overdose Mapping Tool illustrates the relationship in each Appalachian county between overdose deaths and socioeconomic factors, including poverty, unemployment, education, and disability.
NORC is pleased to announce AP VoteCast, a new, probability-based, state-by-state election voter survey powered by NORC at the University of Chicago and AP-NORC.
NORC is pleased to announce Senior Fellow Michael J. O'Grady's candidacy for AcademyHealth's 2018 Board of Directors.
Join NORC at the Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) National Research Conference on Early Childhood (NRCEC) June 25-27 in Arlington, VA. NORC staff Rupa Datta, Marc Hernandez, and Stacy Ehrlich will present at the event.
The American Statistical Association has recognized Colm O’Muircheartaigh, senior fellow in the Statistics and Methodology department; Ken Copeland, senior vice president of Statistics and Methodology; Dan Kasprzyk, senior fellow with the Center for Excellence in Survey Research (CESR); Michael Davern, executive vice president of Research; and Don Jang, vice president of CESR for their significant achievements in advancing the realm of statistical sciences.
The second Digital Media and Developing Minds national interdisciplinary conference will take place October 15-18 in Long Island, New York. NORC Senior Fellow Sherry Emery is a panelist at the event.
The 45th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education (AMLE) will take place October 25 - 27 in Orlando, Florida. KaiLonnie Dunsmore, Director of NORC's Literacy Organization Capacity Initiative (LOCI), will attend and present at the event.
Dr. Marc Hernandez, Senior Research Scientist in NORC's Academic Research Centers, has been appointed to the Education Technology Leader Age of Learning’s Curriculum Board. Hernandez will help guide program development and advise on efficacy research and evaluation.
The 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo will take place Nov. 10-14 in San Diego, California. NORC staff will attend and present at the event.
The CHEA 2019 Annual Conference will take place January 28-30 in Washington, DC. NORC research scientists Erin Knepler and Tafaya Ransom will present a series of research briefs and a white paper at the event.