is a senior research methodologist in the Statistics and Methodology department at NORC. His academic training in Survey Methodology and work on sources of measurement error in surveys provides him with a solid theoretical and scientific approach to conduct applied survey research. He also serves as Adjunct Faculty at the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. He teaches topics on data collection and survey questionnaire design. His research focuses on nonresponse, measurement error, interviewer effects, mixed modes, and data collection methods. He has substantial experience with survey research designs, qualitative work, and advanced statistical analysis.
Previously, he worked at the Gallup Research Center at the University of Nebraska. Bautista has also consulted as Election Night Analyst with Edison Media Research --exclusive provider of exit polling data to ABC News
, CBS News
, Fox News
, NBC News
and the Associated Press
His work has been published in scholarly journals and books and he serves as a reviewer for leading journals in survey methodology. Bautista is also a frequent speaker in major national and international conferences on survey methodology.