Nancy Mathiowetz


Past-President, American Association for Public Opinion

Office:  Bolton Hall, Room 760
Phone: 414/229-2216
Vita (pdf)

Winter Break Office Hours (Dec. 12, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015): By appointment


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan
M.S., Biostatistics, University of Michigan
B.S., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas of Specialization:

Survey Methodology; Statistics; Research Methodology

Huffington Post Blog

Teaching Schedule

Spring 2015
Sociol 752-001: Fundamental of Survey Methodology
Fall 2014
Sociol 982-401: Advanced Quantitative Analysis (pdf)
Spring 2014
Sociol 752-001:  Fundamental of Survey Methodology (pdf)
Syllabi from Recently Taught Courses
Sociol 760-401 Advanced Statistical Methods in Sociology Spring 2009 (pdf)

Selected Publications:

Sunghee Lee, Nancy A. Mathiowetz, and Roger Tourangeau (2007) "Measuring Disability in Surveys: Consistency over Time and Across Respondents (pdf)." Journal of Official Statistics, Vol. 23(2):163-184.

Nancy A. Mathiowetz (2001) "Methodological Issues in the Measurement of Persons with Disabilities." Research in Social Science and Disability, Volume 2: 125-144.

John Bound, Charlie Brown, and Nancy Mathiowetz (2001) "Measurement Error in Survey Data (pdf)" in J. Heckman and E. Leamer (eds.) Handbook of Econometrics, Volume 5. Amsterdam: North Holland. 

Nancy Mathiowetz and Gooloo Wunderlich (2000). Survey Measurement of Work Disability: Summary of a Workshop. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Nancy A. Mathiowetz and Sarah Dipko (2000) "A Comparison of Response Error by Adolescents and Adults." Medical Care 38:374-382.

Paul Biemer, Robert Groves, Lars Lyberg, Nancy Mathiowetz, and Seymour Sudman (eds.) (1991). Measurement Errors in Surveys, John Wiley and Sons.

Nancy A. Mathiowetz and Greg J. Duncan (1988) "Out of Work, Out of Mind: Response Error in Retrospective Reports of Unemployment (pdf)," Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 6, No.2, 221-229.