Peter GrandaPeter Granda

Associate Director of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

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Brief Biography

Peter Granda is Director of both the General Archive and the Health and Medical Care Archive, a topical archive supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Most recently he has participated in a number of collaborative projects with colleagues at other units within the Institute for Social Research including acting as Director of Data Processing for the National Survey of Family Growth and as Co-Principal Investigator of the Integrated Fertility Survey Series. He has interests in the creation and use of comparative and harmonized data collections and, in cooperation with GESIS in Cologne, Germany, established a partnership to process and distribute Eurobarometer surveys for secondary analyses.

He has a long association with the cultures of South Asia, where he spent several years of study in the southern part of the Indian subcontinent.

Recent Presentations and Publications

"Integrating Social and Natural Science Data". Presentation at the World Social Science Forum, Montreal, Canada, October 13-15, 2013.

"Developing and Disseminating Data Archiving Standards Internationally". Presentation at the World Social Science Forum, Montreal, Canada, October 13-15, 2013.

Erik W. Austin and Peter A. Granda. "Archival Access to Census Data." In Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census, 2nd ed., edited by Margo J. Anderson, Constance F. Citro, and Joseph J. Salvo. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012. Publication link.

Peter Granda, Christof Wolf, and Reto Hadorn. "Harmonizing Survey Data", in Janet A. Harkness,, eds., Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010.

Vardigan, Mary B., and Peter Granda. "Chapter 23: Archiving, Documentation, and Dissemination," in Handbook of Survey Research, 2nd Revised Edition, Peter Marsden, and James Wright (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2010.

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