405 N Main St, Davidson, NC 28035, United States
Chambers Building at Davidson College where Scott Keeter received his Bachelor of Arts in 1972.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where Scott Keeter obtained his Master of Arts degree in 1974 and a Ph.D. in political science in 1979.
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The book written in collaboration with Michael X. Delli Carpini is the most comprehensive analysis ever written about the American public’s factual knowledge of politics
(The book written by a group of authors including Scott Ke...)
The book written by a group of authors including Scott Keeter explores the complex relations between religion and political attitudes, as well as that of religion and political behavior – particularly with respect to party affiliation and voting habits
(In searching for answers as to why young people differ va...)
In searching for answers as to why young people differ vastly from their parents and grandparents when it comes to turning out the vote, the book written by Scott Keeter and other authors challenges the conventional wisdom that today's youth is plagued by a severe case of political apathy
Scott Keeter received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Davidson College in 1972. In a couple of years, he earned his Master of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Keeter obtained a Ph.D. in political science in 1979.
Scott Keeter started his career from an educator’s activity. From 1978 to 1979, he served as a visiting assistant professor of political science at Union College, Schenectady, New York. Then, he occupied a similar post at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. In 1986, Keeter joined the staff of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond and worked as an assistant professor.
Two years later, he became a director of the University’s Survey Research Laboratory and had held this post for three years. The same year, the author was appointed an associate professor and had served in that capacity till 1995 when he became a full professor and a chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. In 1998, he moved to George Mason University where he had chaired the Department of Public and International Affairs till 2002.
Scott Keeter has also served on various committees at different posts, including the presidency of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, and chairman of the Standards Committee and Councilor-at-Large for the Association. Since 1980, Keeter has been a consultant of exit polls for NBC News and Washington Post.
He has also contributed as an author and reviewer to many professional journals and companies, including American Journal of Preventative Medicine, Public Opinion Quarterly, American Journal of Political Science, John Wiley and Sons, MacMillan, Addison Wesley, St. Martin’s Press, and Chatham House among others.
Nowadays, Keeter is a director of the Pew Research Center in Washington, D. C. He provides methodological guidance to all research domains of the center.
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Scott Keeter has been a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, the American Political Science Association, the Midwest Political Science Association, and the Southern Political Science Association. From 1992 to 1994, he was a member of executive council of National Network of State Polls.