Johnny Blair

NISS Position: 
Senior Fellow

Johnny Blair is an independent consultant with expertise in survey and sampling methods and in quantitative methodology.  His specialties include cognitive interviewing, reduction of response errors and techniques for accessing rare populations and solutions to other non-standard problems in effective design of studies and data collecting.  His guidance on these methods has been highly praised in a varied array of collaborations with scientists and policymakers working to improve federal data collection systems.  He has served on Advisory Boards to federal agencies and has provided seminars and workshops for federal agency staff on dealing with design issues for surveys.