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2017 Mitofsky Award: Call for Nominations

The 2017 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research is an annual award of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell University. […]

Mitofsky Award Dinner tickets on sale now!

 

Planning to join us for the Warren J. Mitofsky Award Dinner to honor noted public opinion scholar, author, and mentor James Stimson? Tickets are now available.  […]

2016 Mitofsky Award Winner James Stimson

The Roper Center Board of Directors is proud to announce that noted public opinion scholar, author, and mentor James Stimson is the recipient of the 2016 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research. Stimson will be presented with the award at a dinner in his honor in Washington, DC on November 16th. […]

The 2016 Mitofsky Award: Call for Nominations

The 2016 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research is an annual award of The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research that honors important work on public opinion and/or survey methodology that has been accomplished, published, or presented at a professional conference. Nominees can include recent work or past work that continues to have a significant impact on our understanding of public opinion. Nominations can be made for a specific project, innovation, conference […]

2015 Mitofsky Award Recipient Daniel Yankelovich

Roper Center Board of Directors is proud to present the 2015 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for excellence in public opinion research to Daniel Yankelovich, prominent pioneer of modern opinion research, noted scholar, social scientist, and prophetic public opinion analyst.

Educated at Harvard (BA 1946 and MA 1950) and Paris Sorbonne University, Mr. Yankelovich began his commercial research career in 1958 with the founding of Daniel Yankelovich, Inc., the marketing research firm which in 1974 became Yankelovich, […]

Mitofsky Award Recipients

The Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research is awarded each year to honor individuals whose work on public opinion and/or survey methodology has a lasting and significant impact on our understanding of public opinion.

2013 Mitofsky Award Recipients Adam Berinsky and Eric Schickler

Adam Berinsky Eric Schickler

It is with great pleasure that the Board of Directors of the Roper Center announces the winners of the 2013 Warren J. Mitofsky Award. They are Adam J. Berinsky, Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Eric Schickler, the Jeffrey and Ashley McDermott Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. The team is being honored for their extraordinary effort to shed new light on a substantial number of archived datasets at the Roper Center. […]

2012 Mitofsky Award Recipient Norman Bradburn

Norman M. Bradburn

The Board of Directors of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is pleased to announce that Norman M. Bradburn, senior fellow with the Cultural Policy Center at NORC at the  University of Chicago, is the recipient of the 2012 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research. The award recognizes Bradburn’s impact on social and behavioral research that he established through his scholarship and leadership positions in the academy, the National Science Foundation, and within NORC. […]

2011 Mitofsky Award Recipient Kathleen Frankovic

Kathleen Frankovic

The Board of Directors of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is pleased to announce that Kathleen A. Frankovic, former polling director at CBS News, is the recipient of the 2011 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research. The award recognizes Frankovic’s talents and contributions to the national and international polling profession, with particular acknowledgment for her leadership in advancing understanding of the polls through her role within the media. […]

2008 Mitofsky Award Recipient Robert Blendon

Robert Blendon

The Board of Directors of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is pleased to announce that Professor Robert Blendon of Harvard University is the recipient of the second Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research. The award recognizes Blendon’s pioneering use of public opinion data to better understand health care problems and craft more effective policy solutions. […]