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2019 Annual Conference
Where Methods and Substance Meet:
Reflecting the Present and Shaping the Future of Public Opinion and Survey Research
November 22-23, 2019
Embassy Suites, Downtown Chicago, 600 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Conference Chair: Dana Garbarski
Associate Conference Chair: Sara Walsh
The abstract submission site is now open!
All submissions are due by 11:59PM Central Time on July 1, 2019
Please see the Call for Participation below for more information:
Students, see the link below for the MAPOR Fellows Student Paper Competition:
Information about our past conferences can be found here.
MAPOR Winter 2019 Newsletter
The 2019 Winter issue of MAPOR Newsletter is now available!
The newsletter highlights the first presidential address from our new president (Ipek Bilgen), notes from our previous (Ned English) and current (Dana Garbarski) conference chairs, our student liaison (Colleen McClain), and our Secretary-Treasurer (Kevin Ulrich).
Inside this issue:
- Information on the upcoming MAPOR Events: Winter Mixer in Ann Arbor and Spring Webinar
- Presidential address
- 2018 Annual Conference Review
- 2019 Annual Conference Planning
- Update on MAPOR Member Survey
- Student Corner
MAPOR April 17 Webinar
Why Machines Matter for Survey and Social Science Researchers:
Exploring How Machine Learning Methods Can Be Applied to
the Design, Collection and Analysis of Social Science Data
Antje Kirchner, Ph.D.
Trent D. Buskirk, Ph.D.,
Bowling Green State University
April 17th, 12-1 pm central time
$10 for students, $40 for non-student MAPOR members, $50 for non-members
2018 MAPOR @ AAPOR
As always, MAPOR members are making a big showing at AAPOR this year in Denver from May 16-19. This year's AAPOR is chaired by former MAPOR president Trent Buskirk and features dozens of presentations by MAPOR members.
Want to learn more about what is happening at this year's AAPOR conference?
MAPOR’s New Look
Welcome to the new redesigned MAPOR website! Our website now features a new look and functionality.
Please let us know what you think in the comments below. If you notice any problems with the new site, please let us know by sending an email to Josh Pasek
, our webmaster.
In Memory of MAPOR Fellow Doris Graber
Professor Emeritus Doris A. Graber passed away at her Evanston home on February 17, 2018. Dr. Graber, a political scientist who spent most of her academic career at the University of Illinois in Chicago with additional appointments at Northwestern, the University of Chicago and Harvard, was a researcher and prolific author including 15 textbooks and over 50 book chapters and lectures worldwide. She provided seminal work on the effect of public opinion on the presidency and foreign policy, the role of the media in American politics and political psychology.
MAPOR Strategic Plan Progress Updates
On October 15, 2014, MAPOR Executive Council adopted MAPOR’s current Strategic Plan
. This strategic plan is to identify key initiatives that are underway at MAPOR and set the stage for MAPOR’s growth for the next five years (through 2019). To update our members on our progress on meeting the goals and strategic objectives included in the Plan, in November 2017 MAPOR Executive Council released a Progress Update. Click here
to read more.
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