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Register for the June 20 Webinar: Leveraging SMS for Survey Research
This webinar will begin by summarizing the existing knowledge on SMS for survey research and discuss the strengths and weakness of SMS for data collection through the lens of total survey error. We will review the challenges and limitations of integrating text messaging into a research design and highlight areas of opportunity. Finally, we will walk through the steps for implementing SMS into communications and data collection.
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Check out the latest AAPOR Heritage Interview with Jon Krosnick.

In Memoriam: Kurt Lang
darrell4.jpgKurt Lang, professor emeritus of communication and sociology at the University of Washington, died on May 1, 2019. He was 95 years old. In 1989, AAPOR awarded Kurt and Gladys Lang its highest honor, the AAPOR Award for Exceptional Achievement in Public Opinion Research.
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In Memoriam: Darrell Donakowski
(Photo courtesy Julie Uranis)Darrell Donakowski, long time member of AAPOR, past Director of Studies of the American National Election Studies (ANES) and former employee of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research(ICPSR) at the University of Michigan, died on Saturday, April 27, 2019. He was 51 years old.
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Chapter Spotlight: DCAAPOR‚Äč
2019 has been a busy year so far for the Washington-Baltimore Chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research – better known as DC-AAPOR.

AAPOR Member Profile: Murray Edelman


Murray Edelman tells the story of his AAPOR Presidential Address in 2001 – that part of the audience knew he was gay before he walked up on that stage, but everyone knew when he was done. He said that he worked on that speech for months, because he saw it as a real gift to address all of his colleagues that he respected so much. Murray describes this as a highlight of his career, was thrilled by the enthusiastic standing ovation, and by people, years afterwards telling him how much it touched them.



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