Society, Media, and Public Affairs

NORC taps into the public consciousness to provide government agencies and other organizations with the data and insights needed to understand and serve citizens in a world of vast and accelerating change.

​Our attitudes about the world and our place in it influence almost every decision we make—from the politicians we vote for and the causes we support to the products we buy and the careers we pursue. For years, NORC has been developing a firmer, finer grasp of what American citizens—and increasingly, citizens of other countries—think about issues ranging from criminal justice to religious belief so that governments, nonprofits and other organizations can develop policies and programs that more effectively address citizens’ concerns.


Insights in Society, Me​dia, and Public Affairs

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