The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research offers a wide range of opportunities for Cornell faculty, graduate and undergraduate students. We are proud to be a part of the Cornell community, and support this vibrant research community through fellowships, research opportunities, student employment, and unique access to a wide range of data and archival material.
Cornell Research Resources
Mitofsky Graduate Research Fellows
Each year the Roper Center funds at least one Mitofsky Graduate Fellow. The fellowship honors the memory of Warren J. Mitofsky. Mitofsky Graduate Fellows conduct public opinion work at the Roper Center related to their research interests they receive full tuition, a GA stipend, and health insurance.
Cornell Research and Grant Opportunities
Cornell faculty and graduate students can apply for up to $10,000 in grant funding. Learn more here!
Kohut Research Fellows
The Kohut Fellowship honors the memory of Andrew Kohut and his numerous contributions to the science and art of survey research.
Roper Fellowships and Student Community
The Roper Center is fortunate to be able to support and foster a vibrant community of Cornell students, both graduate and undergraduate, who collectively make a tremendous contribution to the daily enrichment and enhancement of the Roper Center archive.
Webinars are available to help your organization get the most from your Roper Center membership or determine what level of membership is right for your institution. Webinars are scheduled at an convenient time for you. Contact our membership team to schedule your webinar.
Roper Center Speaker Series
The Roper Center’s Public Opinion Speaker Series promotes scholarship, dialogue and community engagement in the field of public opinion research.
The Cornell Research Division
The Research Division, headed by the Vice Provost for Research, enables and advances the university’s research priorities as well as research activities of Cornell colleges, schools, and research centers, institutes, and laboratories.
Cornell University: A Leader in Public Opinion and Survey Research from the 1940s to Today
Lesser known are the considerable contributions of Cornell University to the development of the field during this period, when Cornell faculty in sociology, government, statistics, anthropology and other disciplines helped pioneer this new approach to gathering data.