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The 2019 Spring issue of MAPOR Newsletter is now available!
The newsletter highlights the call for abstracts for the MAPOR 2019 Conference (DUE JULY 1st!) from Dana Garbarski, our conference chair, analyses from the member survey and more!
Inside this issue:
- Presidential Address
- 2019 Conference Call for Abstracts
- 2018 Conference Review & Member Survey Highlights
- (New!) MAPOR Mission & Vision Statements
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 open!
All submissions are due by 11:59PM Central Time on July 8, 2019
Please see the Call for Participation below for more information:
Students, see the link below for the MAPOR Fellows Student Paper Competition:
Book your hotel room at the Embassy Suites by 10/30 in order to get the conference rate:
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
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?
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.
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