Faculty

The faculty are full-time working professionals from organizations that conduct survey research. Outside affiliations are listed only for the purpose of identification and do not imply endorsement by the US government or other outside employer.

Safaa R. Amer

• Senior Research Statistician, RTI International
• PhD and MSc (Statistics), Professional Certificate (Geographic Information Systems),
   Oregon State University; BSc (Statistics), Cairo University
• Member: ASA, AAPOR, WAPOR, and WSS

James D. Ashley

• Senior Mathematical Statistician, US Government Accountability Office (GAO)
• MS (Statistics), Graduate Certificate (Survey Design & Data Analysis), The George
   Washington University; BS, (Mathematics and Statistics), Northwest Missouri
   State University
• Member: ASA

Morgan Earp

• Research Statistician, Office of Survey Methods Research, Bureau of Labor Statistics
• PhD Quantitative Research Methods, University of Denver
• MA International Public Administration, University of Denver
• Member: AAPOR, ASA, DC-AAPOR, & WSS
• ASA Government Statistics Section 2016 Program Chair
• AAPOR Executive Council 2017 Membership & Chapter Relations Committee Chair
• WSS Morris Hansen Lecture Committee Member
• DC-AAPOR President (2015) & Program Chair (2012)

Joseph K. Garrett

• Senior Vice President, Government and Academic Research, Knowledge Networks
• MS (Statistics), BS (Mathematics), Miami University
• Member ASA, AAPOR, WSS, COPAFS

Howard Hogan

• Chief Demographer, United States Bureau of the Census
• PhD (Demography), MA (Economics), Princeton University; MPA (Public Affairs),
   Woodrow Wilson School; BA (Economics and Mathematics), Pomona College
• Member: AAPOR, ASA, IASS, PAA
• Fellow: ASA

Kelly Kinnison

• Social Science Research Analyst, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
• PhD (Community Psychology), University of Illinois at Chicago; MA (Psychology),
   University of Missouri-Kansas City; BA (Psychology), Ohio University.
• Member: AAPOR, APA, AEA

Ali Mushtaq

• Statistical Consultant, NORC at the University of Chicago
• MS (Electrical Engineering), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign;
   BS (Electrical Engineering), University of Florida, Gainesville.
• Member: A SA, W SS

Justin Nguyen

• Chief Quality Assessment Staff, United State Bureau of the Census
• MS (Statistics), Iowa State University;
• MS, BS (Mathematics), Missouri State University;
• Master's Certificate in  Project Management, The George Washington University
• Member: ASA

Steven Putansu

• Senior Social Science Analyst, United States Government Accountability Office
• PhD (Public Administration), MPA, American University; BS (Business Administration),
   University of California, Riverside
• Member: AAPOR, AEA, APPAM, ASPA

Maria E. Ramos

• Principal Consultant, BISAMER, LLC
• MS (Applied Statistics), Rochester Institute of Technology; MA, BS (Economics), University of Houston
• Member: AAPOR

Terry L. Richardson

• Assistant Director, Center for Design Methods and Analysis
  Office of Applied Research and Methods, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
• PhD (Urban Affairs and Public Policy), University of Louisville; MPA (Public
   Administration), BHS (Health Services Administration), University of Kentucky
• Member: AAPOR

Fritz Scheuren

• Vice President, Statistics and Methodology, NORC at the University of Chicago
• PhD and MS (Statistics), The George Washington University; BS (English Literature),
   Tufts University
• Member: AAAS, AAPOR, ASA, ASQ, ICSA, ISI, SSC
• Past-President: ASA, former Chair of the Section on Survey Research Methods and
   later the Social Statistics Section
• Fellow: American Statistical Association
• Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science

Victoria Scott

• Research Statistician, RTI International
• MS and BS (Statistics), University of Georgia
• Member: ASA, and WSS

Evelyn Yang

• Deputy Director for Evaluation and Research, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
   (CADCA)
• PhD (Ecological-Community Psychology), Michigan State University;
   MA (Clinical/Community Psychology), University of North Carolina at Charlotte;
   BA (Psychology), The College of William and Mary
• Member: AEA, SCRA, SPR