The Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology is an interdisciplinary initiative on survey methodology that aims to enhance research and teaching in survey research methods at Duke University.
The purpose of DISM is to provide high quality data-collection resources to scholars engaged in original survey research and to bring together survey researcher in the academic, professional, and commercial sectors.
We strive to build a climate of interdisciplinary cooperation and intellectual exchange among researchers across various fields. We provide a number of resources for Duke affiliates, including survey methods consulting on individual projects, funding opportunities, and training in survey research methods. The future of survey research requires fostering the interaction of the best science across academic fields and engaging the broader community of survey scholars and practitioners. Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology hopes to play a pivotal role in that future.