Laboratory Manager, Wolfgang Frese Survey Research Laboratory
Laura Grandfield currently serves as manager of the Wolfgang Frese Survey Research Laboratory (SRL) which conducts telephone-based surveys, collecting data for research purposes. The SRL consists of 30 call stations and a staff of up to 75 interviewers. Grandfield has worked at the Social Science Research Center since 2011. During this time, she has helped oversee the data collection of more than 50 surveys and has managed more than 150 employees. Her position involves working as part of a team responsible for the day to day running of the SRL by coordinating interviewer schedules, payroll preparation, hiring of new employees, supervising and monitoring interviewer productivity.