The Center’s Advisory Board boasts experts from academia, public service, and industry who have worked closely with survey research in its transition from banks of telephones to sophisticated Internet-based technology. Board member William Fishlinger and his wife Joan generously provided the Center’s start-up funding. Center Director James Donius, Ph.D., brings extensive experience in marketing, advertising, and public opinion research.
James Donius, Ph.D. (Center Director)
Professor of Communication, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Karen Chaplin, M.Ed.
Educator, Community Activist, and Nonprofit Board Member
Edmund C. Duffy Leave of Absence
Attorney, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Associates
Director, Election and Survey Unit, CBS News
William J. Fishlinger
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Gramercy Risk Holdings LLC
President and Founder, Rack-It-Up
Vincent Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Charles L. Flynn, Jr.
President, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Senior Vice President for Research, Ad Council
Senior Vice President, Mktg., Inc.
Guy Lometti, Ph.D. (Advisory Board Chair)
Provost and Dean of the Faculty, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Donna A. Lopiano, Ph.D.
President, Sports Management Resources
Vice President, Marketing, Communications, and Development, IBM Global Financing
COO, Omnicom Public Relations
Vice President, Food Network/Cooking Channel Brand Research (Scripps Networks Interactive)
Susan M. Whitney