Colm A. O'Muircheartaigh

Colm A. O'Muircheartaigh is a professor in the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago and Senior Fellow in the National Opinion Research Center (NORC). O'Muircheartaigh's research encompasses survey sample design, measurement errors in surveys, cognitive aspects of question wording, and latent variable models for nonresponse. He is principal investigator on the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Internet Panel Recruitment Survey, and co-principal investigator on NSF's Data Research and Development Center (DRDC) and the National Institute on Aging's National Social Life Health and Aging Project (NSHAP). With Larry Hedges (Northwestern) he is working on issues in strategic design for research as part of the DRDC research program. He is also responsible for the development of methodological innovations in sample design for NORC's surveys in the U.S.