Frederick G. Conrad, University of Michigan
for research on conversational interviewing, the clarification of question meaning, the interpretation of standardized language, and the application of human dialogue features to web surveys, Conrad and Schober have advanced the application of new communication technologies to survey-data collection.
Michael P. Battaglia
for exploring Address-Based Sampling (ABS) for both telephone and face-to-face surveys. Their research clearly demonstrated the value of ABS as a method of research and has inspired additional research on related topics.
for providing the field of survey research with timely data on changing telephone patterns in the United States.
|for their work in creating and fostering the Web SM Portal.|
||for demonstrating and fostering the use of paradata by survey researchers as a tool for understanding the behavior of survey respondents.|
|for developing Pollster.com, the Weblog that provides a well-informed and critical forum for understanding contemporary public opinion research and poll results.|
|for developing Time-Sharing Experiments in the Social Sciences (TESS).|
|2005||Thomas B. Jabine
Miron L. Straf
Judith M. Tanur
|for the creation of the interdisciplinary workshop on cognitive aspects of survey methodology.|
|for the invention of list-assisted telephone sample designs.|
|2003||Robert P. Daves
Paul J. Lavrakas
Tom W. Smith
|for their leadership in producing "Standard Definitions: Final Dispositions of Case Code and Outcome Rates for Surveys."|
|for the invention of audio computer-assisted self-interviewing.|
for developing a probability sampling method for Internet surveys.
for establishing the Pew Research Center for the
People and the Press.
for developing Web-based products for free dissemination of public opinion data.