People: Administration

Dave Howell

Associate Director


David Howell is the Associate Director of the Center for Political Studies. He participates in Center leadership, oversees communications and shared professional research staff, manages and advises research projects, and helps develop new research projects. He is interested in comparative study, organizational development, building social science research capacity in international settings, survey methodology, and research methods generally.

David has worked at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research since the early 1990s as a senior research associate, project manager, programmer, and administrator for a variety of large and complex research projects, including the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the American National Election Studies (ANES).


The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES)
An evaluation of the University of Michigan’s MCubed initiative
The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI)


Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan
Room 4428, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248, United States

Phone: 734–936-1774
Fax: 734–764–3341
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