Roger Tourangeau, Ph.D., is a survey methodologist with 30 years of expertise in designing and conducting studies on a wide range of topics, including secondary and postsecondary education, labor force participation, privacy attitudes, health care costs and utilization, and sexual behavior.
Dr. Tourangeau is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. He is lead Editor of Hard-to-Survey Populations and lead author of The Science of Web Surveys and The Psychology of Survey Response. He is also the co-Editor of Nonresponse in Social Science Surveys: A Research Agenda and the founding co-Editor of the Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology.
Dr. Tourangeau was the keynote speaker of the 27th Annual Morris Hansen Lecture in October 2018. He was the 2016-17 President of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), a recipient of the Helen Dinerman Award from the World Association for Public Opinion Research, and a co-recipient of the AAPOR Innovators Award. He was Chair of the Census Joint Advisory Panel and has served on panels for CNSTAT at the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Tourangeau served as director of the Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland.
In recognition of his contributions to the field, Dr. Tourangeau has been named a Westat nonresident Senior Statistical Fellow and serves on the Statistical Fellows Committee, which provides consultation on important survey statistics issues and addresses recent advances in applied statistics.