David Paleologos

David Paleologos, SUPRC Director

David Paleologos is the director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center, where he has worked since 2002.

In addition to his duties with the Research Center, David is also a lecturer in the College of Arts and Sciences' Government Department, where he teaches one of the department's most popular courses: Political Survey Research. This intensive 14-week course exposes students to every aspect of political polling, including pretest, questionnaire design, sampling, interviewing, coding data, and analyzing results. Every spring semester, David's students produce a unique poll on a subject of their choice.

David also serves as frequent guest lecturer on the political survey process at many Boston-area schools and institutions, including Emerson College, Boston University, Boston College, Harvard University, and Roxbury Latin.

Before beginning his career in academia, David was one of the Bay State's most sought-after pollsters and field operatives. A graduate of Tufts University, David is a member of the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers and the Northeast Political Consultants Association. In December of 2015, David was voted "Pollster of the Year" at the Rendon Group's first annual ELKEY Awards.