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Bernard Dugoni

Pronouns: He/Him

Senior Research Methodologist
Bernard is an industrial and cognitive psychologist and statistician with an interest in the effects of individual characteristics on labor issues and in society as a whole.

Bernard is a senior research methodologist in NORC’s Methodology & Quantitative Social Sciences department. He received his training in the Psychological Sciences and the Statistics departments of Purdue University and he taught statistics at Loyola University of Chicago for over eight years.

Since joining NORC in 1994, Bernard has conducted statistical data analysis in support of numerous education studies as well as projects conducted for the Department of Labor/OSHA. He has also done disclosure reviews and prepared public data releases for numerous projects, including the disclosure review for two rounds of the China Health and Family Life Study and four data releases for the Making Connections study. In 2007, he led an effort in Namibia to anonymize several datasets collected by the Namibian government and to train local staff in the techniques used for assessing and dealing with disclosure risk. He currently manages three projects including evaluations of record-keeping accuracy for the Department of Labor. He has also conducted and trained others to conduct cognitive interviews and focus groups using cognitive psychological approaches to information processing to aid in the development of survey questions.

Bernard has taught advanced statistics at DePaul University and for eight years he taught the graduate sequence in advanced statistics, multivariate analysis, research methodology, and cognitive psychology at Loyola University of Chicago.

He has published in many peer-reviewed journals and books and presents the results of his research widely, both nationally and internationally. Bernard is a Fellow of the Midwestern Psychological Association and serves as its historian.



Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana


Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana


Loyola University of Chicago

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