Analysis and News
Leaders in Public Opinion Research
Learn about the social science innovators who built the field of public opinion research.
The Warren J. Mitofsky Award is given in recognition of outstanding research or reporting that uses the Roper Center’s vast public opinion data archives. Award recipients have included some of the most innovative and influential researchers in the field of public opinion.
Charts and Graphics
Public Opinion Resources
Organizations for professionals in survey and public opinion research, market research, social science and statistics
While the Roper Center has a vast collection of materials to draw from, there may be times when you still can’t find what you’re looking for. We would like to recommend some other sites that may provide you with additional resources.
If you’re interested in pursuing an education and/or a career in public opinion polling, there are ways you can learn more about the field.
A digital copy of the 1962 Elmo Roper and Associates Interviewers’ Handbook is now available. This document covers the history of public opinion research and the Roper organization in particular.