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General Social Survey Awarded NYAAPOR's Harry O'Neill Award

Press Release

​New York City, June 5, 2019 - NORC at the University of Chicago is honored to announce that we are the recipients of The New York Chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research's (NYAAPOR) Harry O'Neill Award for the General Social Survey (GSS). The GSS is NORC’s longest running project, one of the most frequently analyzed sources of information in the social sciences. Tom W. Smith, who accepted the award on behalf of the NORC, has served as the Director of the GSS for the past 39 years.

We congratulate Tom W. Smith and his team on their incredible work.

About NORC at the University of Chicago

NORC at the University of Chicago conducts research and analysis that decision-makers trust. As a nonpartisan research organization and a pioneer in measuring and understanding the world, we have studied almost every aspect of the human experience and every major news event for more than eight decades. Today, we partner with government, corporate, and nonprofit clients around the world to provide the objectivity and expertise necessary to inform the critical decisions facing society.

Contact: For more information, please contact Eric Young at NORC at or (703) 217-6814 (cell).