John M. Kennedy has been director of the Indiana University Center for Survey Research since August 1987and is an adjunct professor of sociology. He was awarded his Ph.D. in Sociology from Pennsylvania State University in 1986. His undergraduate degree in sociology was earned at the University of Maryland. His professional career includes positions as a statistician in the Research and Evaluation Branch of the Housing Division of the U.S. Census Bureau and as assistant professor of sociology and director of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Hartford. He is the Past President of the Society for Applied Sociology. He had one-year appointment as Visiting Sociologist at the American Sociological Association in Washington, DC. John?s areas of expertise include survey research methods, demography, and applied sociology. He is a member of the Indiana University Bloomington Human Subjects Committee and chairs the Bloomington campus Committee on Research Integrity. He was recently appointed as the founding editor of a new publication on survey methods sponsored by the American Association for Public Opinion Research.