In his role as Senior Research Consultant, Mark focuses on multi-faceted projects for government, media, health care, education, and more.
Mark has worked in public opinion and policy research for more than 30 years. A veteran of the polling industry, he served as Time magazine’s pollster for almost ten years, and has appeared on the ABC News Election Decision Desk. He has been interviewed by several news media leaders including CNN, Fox News, and the BBC.
His experience tracking presidential job ratings, political campaigns, and analyzing election results is unmatched, and his approach to research methodology and applications of data science in social research will be extremely beneficial to the development and growth of our process.
Prior to joining SRSS, Mark was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Abt SRBI, now part of Abt Associates. He taught at several universities, including Rutgers, where he was a senior project director of the Eagleton Institute Poll. He has been an adjunct professor at Hunter College, Queens College and Baruch College, CUNY. Additionally, he has authored numerous conference papers and articles in professional journals.
Mark was AAPOR President in 2002-2003. He’s held numerous other positions within AAPOR, and is also a past president of the New York Chapter. He served on the editorial board of Public Opinion Quarterly, and acted as co-editor of the journal’s Poll Review Section.
For all you music lovers, Mark also sits on the Board of Governors of the Jazz and Contemporary Music Program at New School University in New York City.