People: Professional Staff
Research Senior Supervisor
David Howell is the Director of University of Michigan Operations for the American National Election Studies (ANES) and Director of Studies for the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES). He is interested in 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 Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI). During 2008-2022 he served in the roles of Assistant Director and Center Administrator, and then Associate Director, of the Center for Political Studies.