Kirsten Haakan Alcser

Director Project Design and Management


Kirsten Alcser is a Survey Director with more than 30 years of experience in survey research. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Michigan. In her tenure, she has directed many survey projects for investigators both internal and external to the University of Michigan; she has served as Coordinator of the SRO proposal development group (1999-2003); she led a team providing survey methodological consultation to the Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), from its inception through several waves of data collection (2002-2010). She is a co-author of the SRC Cross-Cultural Survey Guidelines. Most recently (2010 – present), she serves as Director of the Project Design and Management group in Survey Research Operations.