Research Professor Emeritus
1600 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850
Roger Tourangeau is a Vice President and Associate Director at Westat. Before joining Westat in 2011, he was Research Professor at the University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center and the Director of the Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland. He has been a survey methodologist for more than 30 years. He is an author on more than 70 research articles, most of them on survey methods issues. He is the lead author of a recent book on web survey design (The Science of Web Surveys) with Fred Conrad and Mick Couper, published by Oxford University Press this year. His earlier book (The Psychology of Survey Response, with Lance Rips and Kenneth Rasinski) received the 2006 Book Award from the American Association for Public Opinion Research. Dr. Tourangeau recently designed a series of surveys with Stanley Presser and Gary LaFree tracking public opinion on terrorism and efforts to prevent terrorist attacks.
- Yale University, Ph. D., Psychology
- Book Award, American Association of Public Opinion Research, 2006
- Helen Dinerman Award, World Association for Public Opinion Research, 2002
- Chair of the Survey Research Methods Section of the American Statistical Association, 2006
- Fellow, American Statistical Association, 1999