René Bautista is a senior research methodologist in the Statistics and Methodology department at NORC. His academic training in Survey Methodology and work on sources of measurement error in surveys provides him with a solid theoretical and scientific approach to conduct applied survey research. He also serves as Adjunct Faculty at the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. He teaches topics on data collection and survey questionnaire design. His research focuses on nonresponse, measurement error, interviewer effects, mixed modes, and data collection methods. He has substantial experience with survey research designs, qualitative work, and advanced statistical analysis.