Alumni

 

Our alumni are working at places like Pew Research, Survey Monkey, US Census BureauQualtrics, UCLA, Market Strategies International, University of Manchester, Research Triangle Institute, Uber, Boston Children's Hospital, NORC at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan Survey Research Center and the University of Nebraska

A 2018 survey of Michigan Program in Survey Methodology alumni indicates that job titles go beyond "Survey Methodologist".  Our alumni are Statisticians, Survey Scientists, Sampling Statisticians, Analysts and Data Scientists to name a few titles.   Click here for a complete list of current employers of MPSM alumni.

Doctoral Alumni

 Student Name Year of Graduation Dissertation Committee Chair Dissertation Title Current employer
Mengyao Hu 2018 Sunghee Lee and Jacqui Smith Anchoring Vignettes for Health Comparisons: The Validity of a Multidimensional IRT Model Approach and Design Improvements Using Visual Vignettes University of Michigan/Institute for Social Research
Kristen Cibelli 2017 Fred Conrad The Effects of Respondent Commitment and Feedback on Response Quality in Online Surveys University of Michigan/Institute for Social Research
ShinJung (Julia) Lee 2017 T.E Raghunathan and Steven Heeringa Adaptive Design to Adjust for Unit Nonresponse Using an External Micro-level Benchmark  
Jack Chen 2016 Michael Elliott Using LASSO to Calibrate Nonprobability Samples Using Probability Samples Survey Monkey
Chris Antoun 2015 Fred Conrad Mobile Web Surveys: a First Look at Measurement, Nonresponse, and Coverage Errors University of Maryland
Mingnan Liu 2015 Fred Conrad and Sunghee Lee Response Style of Rating Scales: The Effects of Data Collection Mode, Scale Format, and Acculturation Facebook
Raphael Nishimura 2015 James Lepkowski Substitutions of Nonresponding Units in Probability Sampling University of Michigan/Institute for Social Research
Hanzhi Zhou 2014 T.E Raghunathan and Mike Elliott Accounting for Complex Sample Designs in Multiple Imputation Using the Finite Population Bayesian Bootstrap Mathematica Policy Research
Mahmoud Elkasabi 2013 Jim Lepkowski and Steve Heeringa Joint Calibration Estimator for Dual Frame Surveys ICF International
Tuba Suzer-Gurtekin 2013 Steve Heeringa and Rick Valliant Investigating the Bias of Alternative Statistical Inference Methods in Mixed-Mode Surveys University of Michigan/Institute for Social Research
Chan Zhang 2013 Fred Conrad Satisficing in Web Surveys:  Implications for data quality and strategies for reduction Zhejiang University, College of Media and International Culture
Jessica Broome 2012 Fred Conrad Vocal Characteristics, Speech and Behavior of Telephone Interviewers Jessica Broome Research
Qi Dong 2012 T.E. Raghunathan and Mike Elliott Combining Information from Multiple Complex Surveys Uber
Zeina Mneimneh 2012 Mike Elliott and Steve Heeringa Interview Privacy and Social Conformity Effects on Socially Desirable Reporting Behavior:  Importance of Cultural, Individual, Question, Design and Implementation Factors University of Michigan/Institute for Social Research
Brady West,  2011 James Lepkowski and Frauke Kreuter The Error Properties of Interviewer Observations and their Implications for Nonresponse Adjustment of Survey Estimates University of Michigan/Institute for Social Research
Joe Sakshaug 2011 T.E. Raghunathan Synthetic Data Generation for Small Area Estimation Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
Courtney Kennedy 2010 Michael Traugott Nonresponse and Measurement Error in Mobile Phone Surveys Pew Research Center
Rachel Levenstein 2010 Jim Lepkowski Nonresponse and measurement error in mixed mode designs American Institutes for Research
Matthew Jans 2010 Fred Conrad and Jim Lepkowski Verbal Paradata and Survey Error: Respondent Speech, Voice, and Question-Answering Behavior can Predict Income Item Nonresponse ICF International
Emilia Peytcheva 2008 Norbert Schwarz Language of Administration as a Source of measurement Error: Implications for surveys of Immigrants and cross-cultural survey research RTI International
James Wagner 2008 T.E. Raghunathan Adaptive Survey Design to Reduce Nonresponse Bias University of Michigan/Institute for Social Research
Mandi Yu 2008 T.E. Raghunathan Disclosure Risk Assessments and Control National Cancer Institute
Sonja Ziniel 2008 Norbert Schwarz Cognitive Aging and Survey Measurement University of Colorado/Children's Hospital Colorado
Kristen Olson 2007 Bob Groves An Investigation of the Nonresponse – Measurement Error Nexus University of Nebraska
Andy Peytchev 2007 Mick Couper Participation Decisions and Measurement Error in Web Surveys RTI International

Masters Alumni

2018 Alumni

  • Melissa Armendáriz
  • Katherine Blackburn
  • Hao-Chun Cheng
  • Shaohua Dong
  • Wenyi He
  • Ali Rafei
  • Iago Santos Muraro
  • Javier Torres Ivelic
  • Hani Zainulbhai
  • Xinyu Zhang

2017 Alumni

  • Piotr Dworak
  • Garrett (Wolf) Gremel
  • Qianyin Huang
  • Carolyn Lau
  • Ai Rene Ong
  • Stephanie Stern
  • Zewei Zong

2016 Alumni

  • Maura Bardos 
  • Will Chan
  • Jennifer Durow
  • Rachel LeClere
  • Yimeng Ma
  • Alex McMillan
  • Stacy Pancrantz
  • Martha Rozsi
  • Yi Wang
  • Emma White

2015 Alumni

  • Saram Han
  • Brian Hunscher
  • Colleen McClain
  • Michael Sadowsky
  • Ji Qi
  • Zhe Wang

2014 Alumni

  • Daniel Guzman
  • Lirui He
  • Qiaoxian Hu
  • Dan Li
  • Carlos Macuada
  • Edmundo Roberto Melipillan
  • Andie Schwanz
  • Joy Wilke
  • Michael Zeddies
  • Mengmeng Zhang

2013 Alumni

  • Mengyao Hu
  • Yumi Kim
  • Yuyang Liang
  • Jane Park
  • Yichen Wang
  • Huiying Yan
  • Yuan Zhang

2012 Alumni

  • Philip Amara
  • Danielle Battle
  • Shu Duan
  • Fan Guo
  • Azam Khan
  • Jennifer Kelley
  • Uiyoung Kim

2011 Alumni

  • Chris Antoun
  • Emily Blasczyk
  • Kelly Burmeister
  • Boyang Chai
  • Nuttirudee Charoernuk
  • Ben Duffey
  • Veysel Elgin
  • Marci Schalk
  • Mario Strauss
  • Dave Vannette
  • Zaoli Zhang

2010 Alumni

  • Debanjana Datta
  • Amy Faucher
  • Jiaojiao Li
  • Yuchieh Lin
  • Brian Madden
  • Hanyu Sun
  • Kuang Tuang Chen

2009 Alumni

  • Donnalee Grey-Farquharson
  • Huiliang Hao
  • Chan Zhang*
  • DanDan Zhang

2008 Alumni

  • Marie Clay
  • Qi Dong*
  • Marie Komanecky
  • John LaFrance
  • Tein-Huan Lin
  • Rachel Orlowski
  • Julie Pacer
  • Erica Zawacki

2007 Alumni

  • Frost Hubbard
  • Patty LeBaron
  • Christina Lien
  • Zeina Mneimneh*
  • Joe Sakshaug*
  • Zeynep Suzer-Gurtekin*

2006 Alumni

  • Ashley Amaya
  • Erin Ferrell
  • Turknur Hamsici
  • Geon Lee
  • Sungwoo Lim
  • Kathleen Santos
  • Julie Sweetman
  • Anthony Tamusuza
  • Rui Wang
  • Jenefer Willem

2005 Alumni

  • Masahiko Aida
  • Julie deJong
  • Heather Gatny
  • Daniel Harrington
  • Michelle Park
  • Girogina Piani
  • Jennifer Sinibaldi
  • Maudrene Tan
  • Paolo von Nuremburg

2003 Alumni

 

*Have earned both MS and PhD from the Michigan Program in Survey Methodology

Additional Program in Survey Methodology Alumni

Pam Campanelli

Rachel Casper

Mick Couper

Sue Ellen Hansen

Darby Miller Steiger