David Dutwin is NORC’s senior vice president of strategic initiatives within the Business Ventures and Innovation department. Dutwin provides scientific and programmatic thought leadership in support of NORC’s ongoing innovations, ensuring work is disseminated throughout the scientific community.
Dutwin is also the chief scientist of AmeriSpeak, NORC’s multi-client panel-based research platform, where in addition to identifying new business opportunities, he lends expertise on research design conceptualization, methodological innovation, and product development.
Prior to joining NORC, Dutwin worked at SSRS as the chief data officer overseeing executive vision and strategy, project acquisition, statistical estimation, and management of advance research methods. He is a senior fellow of the Program for Opinion Research and Election Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also serves as a lecturer. An avid member of the AAPOR community, Dutwin served as president from 2018-2019. He previously served on AAPOR’s Executive Council, was conference chair, and has served full terms on a number of committees.
For over fifteen years, he has taught Survey Research and Design, Political Polling, Research Methods, Rhetorical Theory, Media Effects, and other courses as an adjunct professor at University of Pennsylvania and at West Chester University. Dutwin is also a research scholar at the Institute for Jewish and Community Research.