Elizabeth Mueller Gross
Vice President, Administration and Operations
Elizabeth Mueller Gross is Pew Research Center’s vice president of administration and operations. She is responsible for overseeing and integrating the administration and operations of the Center, in particular: human resources, finance and accounting, information technology, facilities and board relations, as well as liaison with outside legal counsel and the day-to-day operations of in-house legal affairs. Gross also is the secretary and treasurer for the Center’s board of directors. She joined Pew Research Center in 2001 to help launch its Global Attitudes project, a series of worldwide public opinion polls, and in 2004 transitioned to helping to create the infrastructure for the new Center and her current responsibilities. From 1984 to 2001, she worked at U.S. News & World Report magazine, primarily as director of research, and was responsible for the newsweekly’s public opinion polling and other survey-based projects, including “America’s Best Hospitals.” Prior to joining U.S. News, she served on the editorial staff of China Business Review magazine. Gross is a graduate of Kenyon College.