This week UM Sociology Professor Robert Groves was elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.  Professor Groves research specialty is survey research; he is former director of the UM Survey Research Center (ISR) and is currently on leave from the university while serving as director of the U.S. Census Bureau.

With Professor Groves recent election, UM Sociology now has three members of the NAS on our active faculty (joining Professors James House and Yu Xie).