Frederick Conrad

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Research Professor, ISR and JPSM, University of Maryland

Frederick Conrad is a Research Professor in the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan and in the Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) at the University of Maryland. He is the director of the graduate programs at Michigan (Program in Survey Methodology) and Maryland (JPSM).  He received a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Chicago. His current research includes adaptive user interfaces in web surveys, interviewer-respondent interaction, and data collection with mobile, multimodal devices.

Selected Publications:

Blair, J. & Conrad, F.G. (in press). Sample size for cognitive interview pretesting. Public Opinion Quarterly.

Conrad, F. G., Couper, M. P., Tourangeau, R. & Peytchev, A. (2010). Impact of progress indicators on task completion. Interacting with Computers, 22, 417–427.

Conrad, F.G., Schober, M. F., & Coiner, T. (2007) Bringing features of human dialogue to web surveys. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 21, 165-188