Chad P. Kiewiet de Jonge


Senior Research Analyst Chad P. Kiewiet de Jonge is a political scientist with expertise in elections, survey methodology and international public opinion, whose fields of interest also include American and Latin American politics, survey experiments and statistical analysis.

Kiewiet de Jonge received doctoral and master’s degrees in political science from the University of Notre Dame. Before joining Langer Research Associates he was an assistant professor of political science at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics in Mexico City.

His research has centered on the design, implementation and analysis of surveys in domestic and international settings. While at Notre Dame and CIDE he served as the point person for the design of 16 post-electoral surveys on electoral manipulation in a dozen Latin American countries, which included the innovative use of experimental methods. He was also involved in the management of large-scale domestic survey projects including the Survey of Consumer Finances and the General Social Survey while at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.

Kiewiet de Jonge is the author or co-author of six publications in peer-reviewed journals including the American Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, Comparative Political Studies and Political Behavior. An article based on his dissertation research, which examined the development of mass commitment to democracy in Latin America, received the Pi Sigma Alpha award for best article presented at the 2013 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. He also is an active member and regularly presents his research at the annual conferences of the American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association and Latin American Studies Association.

Kiewiet de Jonge received his BA from Washington and Lee University, where he was graduated summa cum laude and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa honor societies.

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