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MAPOR's informal motto: "Midwest is a state of mind, not geography." We are a regional chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). We're university and college faculty members, professional practitioners, governmental researchers and graduate students. Click here to know more about us...

 

 

MAPOR Announcements

 

MAPOR@AAPOR

AAPOR held its annual conference from May 18-21, 2017 in New Orleans and MAPORites were participating and contributing! Click here to see highlights of the contributions of MAPOR members.

Congratulations to Jolene Smyth (MAPOR Secretary-Treasurer) and her collaborators for the Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award!


 
Spring 2017 Newsletter

The latest MAPOR newsletter is

available here.

It provides information about the

upcoming conference, results of

the 2017 MAPOR Conference

and Member Survey, and a

summary of the latest MAPOR Webinar.

To view past newsletters, click here.


MAPOR Methods & Substance Webinar Series

Social Network News

Instructor: Pablo J. Boczkowski

April 26, 2017, 12:00 P.M. Central time

Click here to register!

 

Past Webinars:

·         2016 Fall Webinar (Mandy Sha & Margaret Roller)

·         2016 Spring Webinar (Tom Johnson)

·         2015 Webinar (Colm O’Muircheartaigh)

·         2014 inaugural Webinar series (Jolene D. Smyth | Dietram A. Scheufele)


New MAPOR Fellows

       Joe Murphy

    Julie Andsager

 

MAPOR named Dr. Julie Andsager and Joe Murphy 2016 MAPOR Fellows. They were honored at the

2016 annual conference for having made significant contributions to MAPOR through scholarship, service to the organization, and leadership. Dr. Julie Andsager is Professor at University of Tennessee’s School of Journalism & Electronic Media. Joe Murphy

is senior survey methodologist at RTI International.


 

2016 Doris A. Graber Award for Best Public Opinion Paper

Ozan Kuru, University of Michigan

De-Monopolization of Polls: What Do Ordinary Citizens Make of Different Quantifications?

 

Click here to view a complete list of past winners

 

 

  2017 Annual MAPOR Conference

 

Taking Charge of Change:
Shaping the Future of Public Opinion, Communication, and Survey Research
 

The annual MAPOR conference will be held on November 17 and 18, 2017 in Chicago’s Embassy Suites Hotel.

·         Call for Participation

·         Click here to submit an abstract

·         Student Paper Competition

·         Book your room at the Embassy Suites Special rate!

·         Click here for more conference information

 

Keynote speaker

Mario Callegaro, Google UK, London

 

Memorial for MAPOR Fellow Allan McCutcheon

·         Remarks by Paul J. Lavrakas

·         Remarks by René Bautista

 


MAPOR Summer Mixer!


MAPORNet is launched!

MAPOR members have a new benefit – MAPORNet. MAPORNet is a listserv for MAPOR members to communicate with each other and subscription is needed. MAPORNet can be used the following ways:

·         a forum on which to ask questions

·         for student members and young professionals to ask for advice from more experienced MAPOR members

·         a place to share information about upcoming events or job information

·         other communication that may be of interest to MAPOR members

If you are a MAPOR member and would like information on how to subscribe to MAPORNet, please contact MAPOR Secretary-Treasurer Jolene Smyth.


MAPOR Strategic Plan Released

MAPOR Executive Council is pleased to release the MAPOR Strategic Plan, adopted October 15, 2014. The goal of this strategic plan is to identify key initiatives that are underway at MAPOR and set the stage for MAPOR’s growth for the next five years. Click here to read more.

 


 

 

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