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Jeffrey Levine, Ph.D., President

Jeff Levine has served as a research advisor to senior management teams at a range of Fortune 500 companies and large non-profit organizations, as well as public officials and political candidates.  Current and past clients include: American Airlines, Boston Scientific, Hasbro, Hershey Foods, the Brookings Institution, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, the American Federation of Teachers, the Solar Energy Industries Association, and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (CT).

Dr. Levine has been an invited speaker at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the State Department, and the National Labor College, as well as at many professional and academic conferences.  He has also provided analysis and commentary for a variety of media outlets, including The New York Times, USA Today, CNBC, and Bloomberg News.  Dr. Levine has directed two public polls: the Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll, the “poll of record” for the state of New Jersey, and the Diageo/Hotline Poll, a monthly national poll published in the National Journal’s Hotline.

His academic research on public opinion has been published in top tier academic journals, including Public Opinion Quarterly, American Political Science Review, and American Journal of Political Science, and he has written chapters in several books, including The Social Logic of Politics: Family, Friends, Neighbors, and Workmates as Contexts for Political Behavior (Temple University Press, 2005), and The Persistence of Political Disagreement among Citizens:  How Disagreement Survives within Communication Networks (Cambridge University Press, 2004).

Levine founded Gotham Research Group in 2007 after serving as Senior Vice President and Director of Research at Financial Dynamics, Managing Director at KRC Research & Consulting, and Director of the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling at Rutgers University.  He has a Ph.D. in Political Science with a concentration in statistical methods from Indiana University, Bloomington.


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