John M. Kennedy is the senior research director of the Center for Survey Research. He directed the Center from 1987 through 2011. He currently teaches a graduate class in survey design and chairs the Indiana University Social Behavioral Human Subjects Committee. He has served on numerous NIH review panels on the ethics of human research. He was the founding editor of Survey Practice sponsored by the American Association for Public Opinion Research. In 2012, he received the Achievement Award from the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations.


John’s joy is riding his three bicycles in all types of roads and off-road. He spends weekends taking care of his vegetable garden, cooking, and washing his cars.

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