Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
Michael Dimock is the director of the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. He is principally responsible for questionnaire design, project management, the analysis of polling data and the presentation of survey results. He also plays a central role in writing reports, and providing information to news organizations and others interested in polling and data analysis. He taught at North Carolina State University before joining the Pew Research Center in 2000. He received a doctorate in political science from the University of California-San Diego. He is an author of Trends in American Values: 1987-2012, Political Typology and the project’s presidential polling. He also has appeared as a survey analyst on numerous media outlets, including the NewsHour, NBC, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, MSNBC and the Fox Business Channel, and is a regular election night analyst on National Public Radio.