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Michael Weeks

Senior Survey Director

Mike Weeks has successfully managed numerous survey projects ranging from small local studies to large national surveys for more than 40 years. He is widely recognized as an expert project manager, and has developed and taught seminars on the management of survey research projects to a variety of federal agencies and private organizations, including a 2-day short course he teaches through the Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland. He has conducted experiments on a variety of methodological issues in survey research and has reported his findings in numerous professional papers and publications. He has served on the editorial board of Public Opinion Quarterly and on several national expert panels, including two for the National Academies of Science.


MA, Theology, Seminary of the Southwest; BA, Religion, Davidson College.

Latest Publications

Automated call scheduling: current systems and practices
Couper, M.P. (Eds), et al. (Jan 1998)
Nonresponse and intensity of follow-up in an epidemiologic study of Vietnam-era veterans — American Journal of Epidemiology
Decoufle, P., Holmgreen, P., Calle, E.E., & Weeks, M.F. (Jan 1991)
Toward the development of optimal calling protocols for telephone surveys: a conditional probabilities approach — Journal of Official Statistics
Kulka, R.A., & Weeks, M.F. (Dec 1988)
Call scheduling with CATI: current capabilities and methods
Groves, R.M., Biemer, P.P., Lyberg, L.E., Massey, J.T., Nicholls, W.L. & Waksberg, J. (Eds.) (Jan 1988)
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