Scott Keeter's Home Page

Director of Survey Research
at the Pew Research Center
and a staff member of the
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press


A New
Engagement: Political Participation, Civic Life and the Changing American Citizen


The Diminishing Divide: Religion’s Changing Role in American Politics


What Americans Know about Politics and Why it Matters

Phone, Fax, and E-mail

Phone: 202.419.4362 
Fax: 206.600.5448
E-mail: skeeter @ pewresearch . org


Vita and Bio

Selected Research Papers & Reports

“The Growing Gap between Landline and Dual Frame Election Polls: Republican Vote Share Bigger in Landline-Only Surveys.” Scott Keeter, Leah Christian and Michael Dimock. Pew Research Center report, Nov. 22, 2010.


“The Political Attitudes of the Millennial Generation in the Intermountain West.” Scott Keeter. Presented at Brookings Mountain West/University of Nevada Las Vegas conference on The Political Demography and Geography of the Intermountain West, October 8, 2010.


 “Cell-Phone-Only Voters in the 2008 Exit Poll and Implications for Future Non-Coverage Bias.” Mike Mokrzycki, Scott Keeter and Courtney Kennedy. Public Opinion Quarterly, 73 (#5), 2009: 845-865.


 “Perils of Polling in Election '08.” Scott Keeter, Jocelyn Kiley, Leah Melani Christian and Michael Dimock. Presented the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, Hollywood, Florida, May 14-17, 2009.

“New Tricks for Old -- and New – Dogs: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Communications Research.” Scott Keeter. Keynote address to the 31st Annual Research Symposium, College of Communication and Information, University of Tennessee, Feb. 27, 2009.


 “What’s Missing from National RDD Surveys? The Impact of the Growing Cell-Only Population.” Scott Keeter, Courtney Kennedy, April Clark, Trevor Tompson, and Mike Mokrzycki. Public Opinion Quarterly, 71 (#5), 2007: 772-792.


"Gauging the Impact of Growing Nonresponse on Estimates from a National RDD Telephone Survey." Scott Keeter, Courtney Kennedy, Michael Dimock, Jonathan Best, and Peyton Craighill. Public Opinion Quarterly, 70 (#5), 2006: 759-779.

Other downloadable papers and data

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