David Sterrett is a Senior Research Scientist at NORC at the University of Chicago. He has attended and presented at the last eight MAPOR conferences, and served as the student liaison to the MAPOR executive council from 2013-2014.  David is involved in AAPOR as well, presenting regularly and is currently serving on the Education Committee. In addition, David is a past member of the AAPOR Transitions from Telephone to Mixed Mode Survey Taskforce and past chair of the Chapter Liaison Subcommittee of the Membership and Chapter Relations Committee. David’s research focuses on political attitudes, survey methodology, and the public’s news habits. His research has been published in journals including Public Opinion Quarterly, Digital Journalism, and Political Behavior. He earned his PhD. in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his B.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University.