James Wagner

James Wagner completed a bachelor’s degree in political science from Macalester College in 1987, and completed a master’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan in 1992. He has over 15 years experience working on surveys. He received his PhD from the Program in Survey Methodology in 2008. He currently is Research Professor […]

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Z. Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin

Z. Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin is a Research Fellow in the Survey Methodology Program within the Survey Research Center, University of Michigan. She holds a PhD in Survey Methodology from University of Michigan.  Before that, she earned an MS in survey methodology from University of Michigan and an MBA from Western Michigan University. Before focusing on her […]

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Emily Treleaven

Emily Treleaven Research Investigator at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research. She received a PhD in Sociology from the University of California, San Francisco and a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has experience in population-based data collection, cross-sectional and longitudinal health surveys, and mixed-methods […]

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Nick Seewald

Nick Seewald is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan. He is a methodologist interested in the design and analysis of randomized trials which enable the construction of effective adaptive interventions. Initially trained as a biostatistician, Nick has experience with analyzing data from multi-center cancer trials, as well as […]

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Amanda Sonnega

Amanda Sonnega is Associate Research Scientist in the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan (UM), where she directs communication, outreach, and education efforts for the Health and Retirement Study. She received her Ph.D. through the Department of Health, Behavior & Society at the Johns Hopkins University and […]

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Yajuan Si

Yajuan Si is a Research Assistant Professor in the Survey Methodology Program, located within the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor campus.  She received her Ph.D on Statistical Science in 2012 from Duke University. Before joining the University of Michigan in 2017, Yajuan was an assistant professor jointly […]

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Julie Smith

Julie Smith holds a Ph.D. in educational evaluation and research from Wayne State University; a M.P.H. in environmental health science from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; and a Bachelor’s of Science in physical science and biology from Michigan State University. She is certified to teach secondary education (grades 6-12) in the State of Michigan. Julie has […]

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Natalie Shlomo

Natalie Shlomo is a Professor of Social Statistics at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. Her research interests are in survey methodology and official statistics.  She is the UK principle investigator for several collaborative grants from the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, all involving research in improving survey methods and dissemination. She […]

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Barry Schouten

Barry Schouten is a Senior Methodologist in the Division of Methodology and Quality at Statistics Netherlands. Dr. Schouten’s research interests include nonresponse bias, measurement error, mixed-mode surveys, and adaptive or responsive survey design. He is a principal developer of the R-Indicator, a new measure of survey quality that measures how well a set of respondents […]

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Nora Cate Schaeffer

Nora Cate Schaeffer is Sewell Bascom Professor of Sociology, Emerita, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At the time of her retirement, she served as the Faculty Director of the University of Wisconsin Survey Center (UWSC) and Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in the Social Sciences.  She remains an affiliate of UWSC and a member […]

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