Professor, Department of Communication, Texas A&M University
Kirby Goidel is professor and fellow in the Public Policy Research Institute and the Department of Communication at Texas A&M University. He received his PhD from the University of Kentucky in 1993 and is the author of four books, the editor of Political Polling in the Digital Age, and over thirty journal articles. Since 2012, he has served as a co-editor of Survey Practice, a journal sponsored by the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and dedicated to informing the day-to-day practices involved in designing, collecting, and analyzing survey research. From 2002-2014, he served as a founding Director of the Public Policy Research Lab at Louisiana State University, a state of the art survey research facility created to inform public policy with nonpartisan public opinion research.