LGBT Acceptance and Policy Support: The Hispanic Perspective
David Dutwin, Ph.D., Vice President
David has a number of key roles in SSRS, including sample design, overall project oversight,questionnaire development and review, weighting, statistical estimation, analysis, andreporting. He is a research scholar of the Institute for Jewish and Community Research, aswell as a chief methodologist for Jewish Policy and Action Research, and an AdjunctProfessor at West Chester University, where he specializes in teaching researchmethodologies. His primary areas of research include Health Research, Hispanic Researchand Jewish Demography. He has been the research director for Pew Hispanic Center studiesat SSRS since 2002, and has written a number of research papers and reports on theHispanic population, including a landmark study of Hispanic perinatal health for the Marchof Dimes and papers on Hispanic political party identification and quality Hispanic surveyresearch. As well he has been the research director at SSRS for a number of studies for thePew Forum on Religion, the American Religious Identification Survey, and a host of JewishPopulations Studies, most recently those of New York, Chicago, and Baltimore.He is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research's (AAPOR)Standards Committee as well as the Special AAPOR Cell Phone Task Force. David haspublished a number of articles on survey methodology and also has a recent book(December 2008) on research about the impact of mass media on children. David attainedhis M.A. at the University of Washington in rhetoric and public opinion research, and hisPh.D. from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, witha focus in public opinion research and political communication.