Center for the Study of Local Issues

101 College Parkway, Arnold MD

A director and a project specialist staff the Center for the Study of Local Issues.

Director: Dan Nataf, Ph.D.

Received his Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1987.  He has been the primary author of most CSLI publications. His duties include client contact, overall project design and supervision, recruiting faculty assistance. His expertise is in survey analysis, quantitative methods, and program evaluation.

A political scientist by training, he wrote a book on Portuguese democratization (Democratization and Social Settlements: The Politics of Change in Contemporary Portugal. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1995).

Project Specialist: Christine Scanlon

Ms. Scanlon has been employed by CSLI since 1990. Her primary duties include: assisting the Director with the organization and coordination of CSLI projects, supervising and training student interviewers and serving as a liaison between CSLI and students, faculty, clients, and the public.



since 3-12-03