The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research - Senior Research Scientist
David Sterrett is a Senior Research Scientist in The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Sterrett is a political scientist whose research focuses on political attitudes, survey methodology, and the public’s news habits. He has significant experience designing and managing complex multi-mode surveys and has helped lead a wide range of public affairs research projects since joining NORC in 2014. Sterrett helped develop and oversee the multi-mode methodology for AP VoteCast, a new approach to understanding the American electorate that combines a probability sample of registered voters with a large opt-in sample of registered voters. Prior to joining NORC, he spent four years conducting survey research at the University of Illinois at Chicago and five years working as a journalist in Chicago and San Diego.