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Director, Center for Survey Research

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 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.
(434) 243-5223
Senior Research Director

Jim Ellis joined CSR as its Director of Research in 2007 after 20 years at Virginia Commonwealth University's Survey and Evaluation Research Laboratory. He holds his Ph.D. in Educational Research and Evaluation from Virginia Commonwealth University, Master's degrees in Survey Methodology (University of Maryland-College Park) and Mass Communications (VCU), and a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia.
(434) 243-5224
Senior Project Director

Kate earned both her M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Virginia and studied research methods at Columbia University. She is a trained focus group facilitator. In addition to her work at CSR, Kate is an instructor in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program at UVA, where she teaches courses in both sociology and history.
(434) 243-1088
Fiscal Technician

A native of the area, Ila brings several years of office and accounting experience to her position with CSR. She's the one to contact if you're an employee with a question about pay or expense reimbursement, or if you're a client with a question about bills or payments...and she cheerfully handles a lot of other types of questions, too! Her duties include Payroll, Client Billing and Internal Account Maintenance, and Accounts Payable.
(434) 243-5232

Matthew Braswell, Research Analyst; Kara Fitzgibbon, Research Analyst; Ted Fergusson, Research Analyst; Emma (Yulin) Huang, Research Analyst; Jason Nack, Research Analyst; Elliot Toms, Information Technology Support; Meghan Smith, Research Analyst; Victoria Turner, Project Assistant
(434) 243-5227/(434) 243-5230

Dora Brooks, Lead Supervisor; Gare Galbraith, Associate Supervisor; Cati Payne, Assistant Supervisor
(434) 243-5226

Robin A. Bebel Assistant Director, CATI Lab Supervisor 2003-2013
Alison J. Meloy Survey Operations Manager 1998-2000
Larry D. Hollen Lead Interviewer, Associate Supervisor, CATI Operations Manager 1988-2008

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(434) 243-5222