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Thomas M. Guterbock

Director, Center for Survey Research

BA, Yale University 1969
MA, University of Chicago 1972
PhD, University of Chicago 1976

Thomas M. Guterbock, founding director of CSR, received extensive training in quantitative, multivariate methods and has applied these in CSR research, publications and his applied work. In his role as senior project designer and project director for the Center, he has originated and implemented numerous studies, including many that involve either complex sampling, complex questionnaire protocols, or complex analysis strategies. Dr. Guterbock's clients at the Center include local governments, state agencies, non-profit organzations, and private companies. He is among the Commonwealth of Virginia's best known researchers. He is well known for his creativity in designing applied research projects across a variety of fields, and for his ability to devise workable, smooth flowing questionnaires. Dr. Guterbock is also Professor of Sociology, and Research Professor of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia, where he teaches survey research methods at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Dr. Guterbock serves as either principal investigator or officer-in-charge to nearly all of the Center's projects, thus assuring high standards of quality for research products. From 1983 to 1985 Dr. Guterbock managed the Sociology program of the National Science Foundation. Since 1993 he has directed the annual citizen-satisfaction surveys that CSR conducts for Prince William County, Virginia.  He is a past President-elect of the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations. For Full CV: Thomas M. Guterbock Curriculum Vitae
Location/delivery address: 

2400 Old Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Mailing Address: 

PO Box 400206
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4026

(434) 243-5223