About the Director
Dr. Mileah Kromer holds a doctorate in political science from Louisiana State University (2008) and a bachelor of arts in economics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2003). She was formerly the assistant director of the Elon University Poll and a research associate at Louisiana State University's Public Policy Research Lab.
In her role as director of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center, Kromer oversees every aspect of the Goucher Poll, including survey instrument construction, sampling, data analysis, and the development of appropriate survey methodologies. In addition, she is responsible for interviewer training and lab supervision.
In addition to her duties as director, Kromer teaches courses on American politics and research methods. Her scholarly interests include public opinion and state politics. Her work has appeared in Survey Practice, Social Science Quarterly, The Social Science Journal, The Journal of Legislative Studies, and the Journal of Political Science Education. She is a frequent commentator on Maryland politics.