About the Author
Frank Newport, Ph.D., has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Gallup Poll since 1991 and holds a doctorate in sociology from the University of Michigan. Lydia Saad is the Senior Editor of the Gallup Poll and holds an M.A. in political science from the University of Connecticut. Jeffrey M. Jones is Managing Editor of the Gallup Poll and has written numerous public opinion analyses for Gallup. Alec M. Gallup is Chairman of the Gallup Poll and Vice Chair of the George H. Gallup International Institute. Fred L. Israel, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of American History at the City College of New York and has compiled and edited the Gallup Poll into annual reference volumes for 25 years.