Scott Crawford

Scott Crawford is a Research Consultant and Founder of SoundRocket, a social science research firm located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Scott has a Masters in Applied Social Research from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a BA in Sociology from the University of the Pacific, has focused his career on the use of innovative technologies in social science research (web, multi-mode, mobile, and Internet-of-Things). Scott is also currently a student at Johns Hopkins University in the MA Science Writing program.  Scott routinely blogs on topics related to his work on The Launch Pad blog ( He has assisted in the implementation of survey research projects for hundreds of researchers and research institutions (, and has led innovative collaborative research projects including the National Campus Climate Survey, the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership, and the pGen and PeopleSeq data collection efforts.  Among the survey methodological interests noted above, Scott is also pursuing his interests in improving how the field of social science communicates its research to the general population.