Winter 2013

Monday, April 22 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series - Yan Li, Associate Professor, Joint Program in Survey Methodology, ISR Survey Research Center Presents:  Testing for Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium in National Genetic Household Surveys, Time 12:10-1:00 pm live via video from 2208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Monday, April 15 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series - Georg Lutz, Associate Professor at the University of Lausanne, ISR Survey Research Center Presents: When do We Lose Our Survey Respondents? Modelling Non-Response Step By Step From a New Sampling Frame, Time 12:10-1:00 pm live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 2208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Monday, April 8 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series -  Roderick Little, Research Professor, ISR, Survey Research Center presents: A Modeler's View on Total Survey Error, Time 12:10-1:00 pm live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 2208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Monday, March 25 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series -  Jeffrey Smith, Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Professor of Public Policy, Survey Research Center presents: Can Participants Be Good Evaluators?, Time 12:10-1:00 pm live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 2208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Monday, February 25 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series - Jim Lepkowski, Mingnan Liu, & Lirui He, Survey Methodology Program (SMP), Survey Research Center presents: Survey of Consumer Attitudes Mode & Frame Research 2009-2012, Time 12:10-1:00 pm live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 2208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Monday, February 11 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series - Arthur (Skip) Lupia, Hal R Varian Collegiate Professor of Political Science, ISR, Survey Research Center presents:  "Open-Ended Coding and the Credibility of Survey Research."  Time 12:10-1:00pm live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 2208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Monday, January 28 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series - Mick Couper, Research Professor, ISR and JPSM, University of Maryland, Survey Research Center presents:  Sensitive Questions in PC Web and Mobile Web Surveys.  Time 12:10-1:00pm live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 2208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Monday, January 14 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series - Sunghee Lee, Assistant Research Scientist, ISR, Survey Methodology Program, Survey Research Center presents: Interaction Between Question Context Effects and Respondent Cultural Backgrounds. Time 12:10-1:00pm live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 2208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Fall 2012

Tuesday, December 11 - WSS Methodology Program Seminar - Rick Valliant, Research Professor, Survey Methodology Program, Survey Research Center presents: Use of Models in Survey Design and Estimation.  Time:  11:00-12:30pm via video in room 368 Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan and room 1208 Lefrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Monday, December 3 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series - Brady West, Research Assistant Professor, Survey Methodology, Survey Research Center presents: A Propensity-Adjusted Interviewer Performance Indicator.  Time:  12:10pm - 1:00 pm live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 2208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM, University of Maryland.

Monday, October 29 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series - James Wagner, Assistant Research Scientist, Survey Methodology, Survey Research Center presents:  Examining the Impact of Nonresponse on Estimates from the 2006-2010 Continuous NSFG.  Monday, October 29 from 12:00-1:00 live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 1208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM.

Monday, October 22 - Dissertation Defense:  Zeina Mneimneh, "Interview Privacy and Social Conformity Effects on Socially Desirable Reporting Behavior: Importance of Cultural, Individual, Question, Design and Implementation Factors".  Oral defense at 10:00am in 368 Institute for Social Research; via video to 1208 Lefrak at University of Maryland.

Thursday, October 4 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series- Jaki McCarthy, Chief Survey Methodology and Technology Branch, USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service presents:  Managing Data Collection with the End in Mind: Adaptive Sample Design and Management at NASS.   Thursday, October 4 from 4:00-5:00pm live in room 368 Institute for Social Research and via video to room 1208 LeFrak Hall, JPSM.

Tuesday, September 11 - JPSM/MPSM Survey Methodology Seminar Series - Michael Link, Chief Methodologist/SVP Nielsen Institute for Measurement Innovation presents:  "Opportunities and Challenges for Data Collection in the Mobile/Socially-Connected World" on Tuesday, September 11 from 12:00-1:00pm in 368 Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson Street.