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MAPOR, PAPOR, and SAPOR organized event at AAPOR
Join us at AAPOR for an Evening of Food, Fun and Music!
When? May 17th (Friday) 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Where? The Fifth Social Club
225 Richmond St West, Suite 100, Toronto, ON M5V 1W2, Canada
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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!

Abstract Submission Site

All submissions are due by 11:59PM Central Time on July 1, 2019

Please see the Call for Participation below for more information:

Call for Participation

Students, see the link below for the MAPOR Fellows Student Paper Competition:

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.,

RTI International

Bowling Green State University

April 17th, 12-1 pm central time

$10 for students, $40 for non-student MAPOR members, $50 for non-members

Register here 

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You’re invited to MAPOR Winter Mixer
View details and reply Monday, March 25 5:30PM – 7:00PM Jolly Pumpkin Café & Brewery 311 S Main St Ann Arbor MI 48104

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.
Click here for a list of some of the exciting things MAPOR members are doing at AAPOR.
Want to learn more about what is happening at this year's AAPOR conference?
Check out AAPOR's 73rd annual conference here.

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. Read More

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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