Co-sponsored by DC-AAPOR:
November 13, 2014, a panel of industry leaders will look back over the year, digest the results and the performance of the new methodologies, and examine their implications from different points of view. The panel:
Thursday, November 6, 2014
4:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion
5:00 p.m. - Reception
The Konover Auditorium
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205
Parking available in North or South Parking Garage
Join us for a post-election panel discussion. Panel moderator Paul Herrnson, executive director, Roper Center for Public Opinion Research and professor of political science, will lead a spirited discussion among expert panelists with varied experience and perspectives. Following some initial remarks, Herrnson will moderate Q & A for panelists and guests. Panelists will include:
This program is being co-sponsored by the Roper Center, UConn's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Departments of Public Policy and Political Science. Complimentary refreshments will be served at a reception immediately following the panel discussion.
To honor the 2014 winner of the Warren J Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research, the Roper Center Board of Directors has established an endowment fund for the purpose of supporting student research. Kohut Fellows will receive training in public opinion research and mentoring by experts in the field, permitting industrious students an opportunity to continue Mr. Kohut's work well into the future.
Frontiers in Undergraduate Research is the annual poster exhibition of student research, scholarship, and creative projects. Frontiers is a chance for students to share their work with the UConn community and with visitors to campus.
Four Undergraduate Research Assistants from the Roper Center present their research poster projects.
The photographs out of Ferguson are new, but the scene is all too familiar: signs, bullhorns, protesters, police. The ongoing demonstrations in Missouri are only the most recent in a long history of American protests. Groups across the political spectrum have used rallies, marches, and picket lines to bring their agendas to the attention of the media, government and fellow citizens. But public attitudes about this form of political engagement have historically been mixed at best.
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