Female facts and figures, checked, analyzed and appraised
Herbert Hyman, Ph.D., and Paul B. Sheatsley, A.B.
HERBERT HYMAN is an associate professor of sociology in the graduate faculty of Columbia University, and a specialist in the problems of public opinion and the methodology of social research. For six years Dr. Hyman and Paul Sheatsley were colleagues at the National Research Center of the University of Chicago, and during this period they began to collaborate, publishing a number of articles on survey methodology in professional journals, including a review of the first Kinsey Report.
Dr. Hyman is a former assistant professor of psychology at Brooklyn College and has also been visiting professor at the University of Oslo and visiting lecturer at the University of California. He has acted as adviser to the Oslo Institute of Social Research, has served with the U.S. Army of Occupation in Japan as consultant on problems of public opinion and social research, and with the U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey in Germany as assistant director of field surveys. In addition he has done research in his field for the Office of War Information and the Department of Agriculture.
Articles by Dr. Hyman appear frequently in many journals. His forthcoming book on the methodology of interviewing is based on a four-year research program conducted by the National Opinion Research Center under a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. He is active in numerous professional societies, and a member of the advisory editorial boards of the Public Opinion Quarterly and the Journal of Social Issues.