BOSR's speaker series continues Oct. 9 with survey researcher Ben-Porath

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BOSR’s speaker series continues Oct. 9 with survey researcher Ben-Porath

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Craig Chandler | University Communication and Marketing

The Bureau of Sociological Research is hosting Eran Ben-Porath, chief research director and executive vice president of Social Science Research Solutions, for a public talk at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in the Unity Room of the Gaughan Multicultural Center.

Ben-Porath will deliver his talk, titled “The Future of Survey Research Is Complex,” and connect with BOSR employees and students during his visit.

SSRS is a social science research firm aiming to impact positive change and connect people through research. Ben-Porath has been with SSRS for 15 years, having received his doctorate in communication from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania. At SSRS, he manages the public opinion research team, overseeing dozens of projects annually, predominantly involving quantitative data collection, on behalf of academic researchers, research-foundations and news media organizations.

His clients include CNN, KFF, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard School of Public Health and CBS News. Ben-Porath specializes in several facets of survey research, including sampling and questionnaire design, project management and weighting. He has served on American Association for Public Opinion Research’s education and standards committees. Prior to his survey research career, he was a television news producer in Israel.

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