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MAPOR Fall 2018 Newsletter

Inside this issue:


MAPOR October 17 Webinar

Text Message Interviewing: Data Quality, Efficiency, and Design Considerations 

Michael Schober, Professor of Psychology and Vice Provost for Research at The New School, a university in New York City

October 17th, 12-1 pm central time

ADMISSION: 

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

Recordings of the webinar will be available for those who cannot attend the event live. If interested, please register and you will receive a link to the recording after the event.

Register here


2018 Annual Conference

Embracing a Diverse Future in Public Opinion Research

See the Program

November 16-17, 2018

Embassy Suites, Downtown Chicago, 600 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Conference Chair: Ned English Associate Conference Chair: Dana Garbarski

Register for the Conference

 
Keynote Speaker Pedagogy Hour Speaker
The Numbers in the News: On Polling for the Public

Predicting and Understanding Nonresponse

Jennifer Agiesta Colm O’Muircheartaigh
CNN University of Chicago
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2018 Annual Conference Hotel Reservations
You can now book your hotel room at the Embassy Suites for the 2018 Annual Conference. Book here for the conference rate.

Book Your Room by 10/30

MAPOR Spring 2018 Newsletter
Inside this issue:
  • A mid-year update from MAPOR’s President Ron Langley.
  • 2018 MAPOR conference Embracing the Diverse Future in Public Opinion Research will take place on November 16-17 in Chicago – submit your abstract through June 30!
  • Students: Enter the competition for the Doris A. Graber Award for Best Public Opinion Paper or the Allan McCutcheon Award for Best Methodology Paper.
  • Remembering MAPOR Fellow and Past President Doris A. Graber for her significant contributions to MAPOR for more than forty years.

2018 Student Paper Competition

2018 MAPOR Fellows Student Paper Competition

43rd Annual Conference of the

Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research

November 16-17, 2018

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown, 600 N. State Street

The Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research invites eligible students to enter the association’s MAPOR Fellows Student Paper Competition. Two winning papers, one in public opinion and the other in survey research methodology, will receive an award of $200, one free conference registration and one free ticket to the Friday MAPOR luncheon. The winning papers also will be accepted for presentation during a session at the May 2019 AAPOR conference in Toronto, Canada. See past winners here.   Read More

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.
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

Winter 2018 Newsletter
The latest MAPOR newsletter is available here. This edition contains updates on what the Executive Council has been working on, 2017 budget update and strategic investments, and the first MAPOR Webinar of the year. It also features MAPOR sponsors and MAPORtraits! To view past newsletters, click here.

 

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