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American Association for Public Opinion Research


Submit Nominations for 2022 Awards!
Deadline: Monday, January 31, 11:59 p.m. (EST)

AAPOR is pleased to present numerous awards designed to highlight the important work of our members, both new and lifelong.  All award nominations are due on Monday, January 31, 2022.  For more information on available awards and the nomination process for each, please click here.
Submit Your Abstracts for AAPOR 2022
Deadline: Friday, November 5, 11:59 p.m. (EST)

AAPOR is thrilled to announce that its 77th Annual Conference will be held in-person at the Sheraton Grand Chicago on Wednesday, May 11 through Friday, May 13, 2022. Don't miss this opportunity to come together and participate in the premier forum for the exchange of advances in public opinion and survey research.
New AAPOR Task Force Report:

2020 Pre-Election Polling: An Evaluation of the 2020 General Election Polls

The 2020 election was one of the most unconventional in recent history. In October of 2019, AAPOR’s Executive Council appointed 19 members from industry, non-profit organizations, media, and academia with a mandate to conduct an extensive review and evaluation of the 2020 pre-election polls. 

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In Memoriam

Walter K. Lindenmann died on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the age of 84. Walter was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on October 26, 1936, the son of the late Karl and Elsie Lindenmann. He was an Honorary Life Member of AAPOR. Read more about Walter.

Howard Schuman was a professor in the University of Michigan sociology department for 32 years and directed the Michigan Survey Research Center from 1982-1990. An Honorary Life Member of AAPOR, Howard served as POQ editor (1986-1993) and AAPOR president (1986-1987). Read more about Howard.

Katherine Jenny Thompson Appointed Statistics Editor of Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology

AAPOR and the American Statistical Association welcome Katherine Jenny Thompson of the US Census Bureau as the next statistics editor for the Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology (JSSAM). Thompson will serve a three-year term beginning in July.

Meet the 2021 Award Winners

AAPOR congratulates all of the leaders of our field who were recognized at the Annual Awards ‎Ceremony during the virtual AAPOR 76th Annual Conference.‎ We especially want to recognize ‎the winners of the 2020 and 2021 AAPOR Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement who were announced during the Awards Ceremony. 


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