La Follette School sociologist Pamela Herd is the new co-director of the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, a long-term examination of a random sample of 10,317 men and women who graduated from Wisconsin high schools in 1957. It tracks people throughout their lives by collecting survey data from the graduates and their relatives.
She also has been appointed to the Board of Overseers for the General Social Survey, a long-running omnibus survey of the U.S. adult population funded by the National Science Foundation.
This article originally appeared in the spring 2011 La Follette Notes.
Herd joins General Social Survey board, January 31, 2011, La Follette School News
Herd joins Wisconsin Longitudinal Study as co-director, December 7, 2010, La Follette School News