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In Memoriam, News

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

[ 16 Feb 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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Howard Schuman named the 2017 recipient of the Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research

[ 7 Feb 2018 ]

Howard Schuman, former SRC director and Research Scientist Emeritus, has been selected by the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research as this year’s recipient of the Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research. The Warren J. Mitofsky Award for…