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Alliance Structure

Member Institutions

Member Representatives

The DDI Alliance Member Representatives are the voice of DDI Alliance institutions, meeting once a year to discuss Alliance business.

  • Iris Alfredsson,Swedish National Data Service (SND)
  • Nikos Askitas, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Randy Banks, Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
  • Roberto Barcellan, Eurostat
  • Ingo Barkow, German Institute for International Educational Research
  • Adam Brown, Statistics New Zealand
  • Stefan Bender, Research Data Centre of the German Federal Employment Agency, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
  • William Block, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER)
  • Guillaume Duffes, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)
  • Olivier Dupriez, World Bank, Development Data Group (DECDG)
  • Jesús Bouso Freijo, Centro De Investigaciones Sociologicas (CIS)
  • Daniel Gillman, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Arofan Gregory, Metadata Technology
  • Fabio Grita, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • Marcel Hebing, German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP)
  • Pascal Heus, Open Data Foundation
  • Larry Hoyle, University of Kansas, Institute for Policy and Social Research (IPSR)
  • Chuck Humphrey, University of Alberta
  • Sanda Ionescu, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
  • Jon Johnson, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education, University of London
  • Nicole Kirgis, Survey Research Operations, University of Michigan
  • Anne Sofie Fink Kjeldgaard, Danish Data Archive
  • Mari Kleemola, Finnish Social Science Data Archive
  • Vigdis Kvalheim, Norwegian Social Science Data Service (NSD)
  • Amber Leahey, University of Toronto
  • Marie Lhosmot, Epidemiology France, Aviesan - ITMO Santé Publique
  • Hans Jørgen Marker, Swedish National Data Service (SND)
  • Steven McEachern, Australian Data Archive (ADA)
  • Katherine McNeill, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Ron Nakao, Stanford University
  • Gillian Nicoll, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
  • Marco Pellegrino, Eurostat
  • Carol Perry, University of Guelph
  • Tom Piazza, University of California, Berkeley -- Computer-Assisted Survey Methods Program
  • Anita Rocha, University of Washington, Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology (CSDE)
  • Benoit Rouppert, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)
  • Simon Saint-Georges, Epidemiology France, Aviesan - ITMO Santé Publique
  • David Schiller, Research Data Centre of the German Federal Employment Agency, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
  • Josef Schmidhuber, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • John Shepherdson, United Kingdom Data Archive
  • Dan Smith, Colectica
  • Jon Stiles, University of California, Berkeley -- UCDATA
  • Bojana Tasic, Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences (FORS)
  • Wendy Thomas, University of Minnesota, Minnesota Population Center
  • Mary Vardigan, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
  • Berenica Vejvoda, University of Toronto Libraries
  • Joachim Wackerow, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
  • Marion Wittenberg, Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), The Netherlands
  • Wolfgang Zenk-Möltgen, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Scientific Board

The DDI Alliance Scientific Board has responsibility for the DDI specifications.

  • Nikos Askitas, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Randy Banks, Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
  • Ingo Barkow, German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF)
  • Bill Block, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER)
  • Adam Brown, Statistics New Zealand, Scientific Board Chair
  • Guillaume Duffes, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)
  • Olivier Dupriez, World Bank, Development Data Group (DECDG)
  • Michelle Edwards, University of Guelph
  • Jesus Bouso Freijo, Centro De Investigaciones Sociologicas (CIS), Spain
  • Dan Gillman, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Arofan Gregory, Metadata Technology
  • Fabio Grita, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • Alistair Hamilton, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
  • Marcel Hebing, German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP)
  • Pascal Heus, Open Data Foundation
  • Larry Hoyle, University of Kansas, Institute for Policy and Social Research (IPSR)
  • Chuck Humphrey, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Sanda Ionescu, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
  • Jon Johnson, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education, University of London
  • Anne Sofie Fink Kjeldgaard, Danish Data Archive
  • Nicole Kirgis, Survey Research Operations, University of Michigan
  • Vigdis Kvalheim, Norwegian Social Science Data Service (NSD)
  • Amber Leahey, University of Toronto Scholars Portal
  • Marie Lhosmot, Epidemiology France, Aviesan - ITMO Santé Publique
  • Hans Jorgen Marker, Swedish National Data Service (SND)
  • Steve McEachern, Australian Data Archive , Scientific Board Co-Chair
  • Katherine McNeill, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Katja Moilanen, Finnish Social Science Data Archive
  • Ron Nakao, Stanford University
  • Marco Pellegrino, Eurostat
  • Tom Piazza, University of California, Berkeley -- Computer-Assisted Survey Methods Program
  • Anita Rocha, University of Washington, Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology (CSDE)
  • David Schiller, Research Data Centre of the German Federal Employment Agency, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
  • John Shepherdson, United Kingdom Data Archive (UKDA)
  • Dan Smith, Colectica
  • Jon Stiles, University of California, Berkeley -- UCDATA
  • Bojana Tasic, Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences (FORS)
  • Wendy Thomas, University of Minnesota, Minnesota Population Center
  • Mary Vardigan, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
  • Berenica Vejvoda, University of Toronto Libraries
  • Joachim Wackerow, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
  • Marion Wittenberg, Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), The Netherlands
  • Wolfgang Zenk-Moeltgen, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Executive Board

Members of the elected Executive Board include the following individuals from Alliance institutions:

2015-2017

  • William Block, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER)
  • Louise Corti, United Kingdom Data Archive (UKDA)
  • Steve McEachern, Australian Data Archive (ADA)
  • David Schiller, Research Data Centre of the German Federal Employment Agency, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
  • Leanne Trimble, University of Toronto, Scholars Portal
  • Joachim Wackerow, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
  • George Alter, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), representing the Host Institution
  • Mary Vardigan, ICPSR, DDI Alliance Director, ex officio

2013-2015

  • Mari Kleemola, Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD)
  • Steve McEachern, Australian Data Archive (ADA)
  • Ron Nakao, Stanford University -- Vice Chair
  • Gillian Nicoll, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) -- Chair
  • Anita Rocha, University of Washington, Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology (CSDE)
  • Leanne Trimble, University of Toronto, Scholars Portal
  • George Alter, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), representing the Host Institution
  • Mary Vardigan, ICPSR, DDI Alliance Director, ex officio