Director & Staff
Meet the Director
Dr. Gregory Gibson is the Director of the Kent State University Survey Research Laboratory. He is responsible for interviewer recruitment and training, day-to-day oversight of data collection, data production, and the overall operations of the Survey Research. Before joining KSU, Dr. Gibson was the Research Director for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). With a Professional Research Certificate (expert level designation) from the Marketing Research Association and a Survey Research Graduate Certification from Purdue University, Dr. Gibson has extensive experience in survey research. He also has project management experience, having served as a Research Director for the Social Research Institute at Purdue University. While with the NREMT, he also conducted a number of research projects drawing upon survey research methods and qualitatively-focused methods, including focus groups, nominal groups, ethnography, and key informant interviews. Dr. Gibson is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research. Dr. Gibson's research areas are gender, heroism, and Prosocial behavior.