Grant D Benson

Director Data Collections Operations


Grant Benson is the Director of the Data Collection Operations unit within Survey Research Operations. He has over 20 years of experience managing a variety of data collection aspects at the Institute for Social Research, including proposal writing, questionnaire development, in-person, telephone, mail, and web questionnaire administration, and data documentation. He has an MA in political science from Miami University, Ohio. Grant's on-going interests include cost modeling, paradata analysis, and measuring and affecting interviewer behavior.


  • West,Brady Thomas, Hochfellner,Daniela Elisabeth, Benson,Grant D, Kirchner, Antje , Bender, Stefan , Nichols, Elizabeth M, Mulry, Mary H, Childs, Jennifer Hunter, Holmberg, Anders , Bycroft, Christine , Hubbard, Frost . 2017. Establishing Infrastructure for the Use of Big Data to Understand Total Survey Error. Total Survey Error in Practice :457-473.  
  • Benson,Grant D, Axinn,William G, Lepkowski,James M, Groves, Robert M., Granda, Peter A., Mosher, W D, Rosenbaum, J , Chandra, A . 2005. Plan and operation of Cycle 6 of the National Survey of Family Growth.. Vital and health statistics.Ser.1, Programs and collection procedures. (42):1-86.