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Social scientist and historian of survey research Jean Converse dies at 90

February 16th, 2018

Jean McDonnell Converse, a social scientist, historian of survey research, and expert in interview techniques, died on January 25, 2018, in Park Ridge, Ill. Converse’s work served two very important roles in the field of survey research, according to research…

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U-M Economist, Research Scientist and ISR Founding Member James N. Morgan Dies at 99

January 10th, 2018

James N. Morgan, an economist who created the longest-running intergenerational household survey in the world, died on January 8, 2018 at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was 99 and lived in Ann Arbor. Continue reading

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Survey researcher Eleanor Singer dies at 87

June 4th, 2017

ANN ARBOR – Eleanor Singer, academic survey researcher and research professor emerita of the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR), died on June 3, 2017. She was 87. “Eleanor was a major figure…