The Princeton University Survey Research Center (SRC) was founded in 1992 with
a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The SRC is a resource for Princeton University students, faculty, and administration. The SRC has three principal
activities: consultation, education and project management.
SRC staff from left, Edward Freeland
(Associate Director), Helen Varone (Office Manager), Phil Fugate (Computing and Network Administrator), Sharon Brucker (Research Specialist), Naila Rahman (Assistant Director), and Ryan Tully (Research Associate).
The founding Director of the Survey Research Center is Prof. Alan B.
Krueger. Prof. Krueger is the Bendheim Professor of Economics and
Public Affairs at Princeton University. Professor Krueger served as Chairman of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and a Member of his Cabinet from November 2011 to August 2013. He also served as Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of the Treasury in 2009-10, and as Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor in 1994-95.
Dr. Edward P. Freeland is the Associate
Director of the Princeton Survey Research Center and a Lecturer at the Woodrow
Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Dr. Freeland teaches a graduate seminar (WWS 593e - Surveys, Polls and Public Policy), and
advises faculty and students who are conducting survey research projects.
Naila Rahman is the Associate Director of Princeton Survey Research Center. She manages the web survey facilities of the center. Ms.
Rahman works collaboratively with faculty, students and administrators who want
to design and implement research projects based on interviews conducted by
telephone, mail or over the Internet.
Ryan Tully is Research Associate for the Regional Research Initiative, a new project at the Woodrow Wilson School that aims to involve faculty and students in policy research for the local region and the state of New Jersey.
Helen Varone is the Office Manager for the Center.
Sharon Brucker is a Research Specialist who directs the Graduate Education Initiative Research Project for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Phil Fugate is an information technology specialist who oversees computing needs of the Survey Research Center and advises on new technologies and data security issues.
The SRC’s main purpose is to assist students and faculty in designing and
implementing their own survey research projects. The SRC provides consultation
and guidance on study design, sampling, instrument development, data collection
and data processing. The Center has a 12-station computer-assisted telephone
interviewing (CATI) facility, a library collection on survey research methods,
and a network of external resources.
The offices of the Survey Research Center are located on the Princeton University campus at 169 Nassau Street. The Survey Research Center currently operates
a 12-station telephone interviewing facility, with a three-station overflow
Click here for information on contacting the SRC.
Our office is located at 169 Nassau Street, directly across from the CVS store.
Metered parking is available on both sides of Nassau Street and on Williams Street (one block south of Nassau Street off Washington Road).
Please see the Princeton University web site for more directions or
to view a map of the Princeton University campus.