Don DillmanDon Dillman, Regents professor, sociology, presented the president’s invited address, “The Challenge of Creating Data Collection Methods That Are Neither Too Far Ahead Nor Behind Our Survey Respondents,” at the Statistical Society of Canada’s annual conference in Winnipeg. He also presented the keynote address, “The Worldwide Challenge of Pushing Respondents to the Web in Mixed-Mode Surveys,” at the 28th International Workshop on Household Survey Nonresponse in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Dillman and five recent sociology doctoral graduates, Michelle Edwards Neilson ’13, Morgan M. Millar ’12, Benjamin Messer ’11,  Leah Melani Christian ’07, and Jolene D. Smyth ’07, received the 2017 American Association for Public Opinion Research Award for development of a new data collection methodology.