Linda Kimmel

Professional Staff


Linda Kimmel is a Senior Research Area Specialist in CPS and is an Associate Director of the Longitudinal Study of American Youth. She has been at U-M since 2010. Linda received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Northern Illinois University, and her current research interests include public opinion regarding education and health policy, political socialization, and gender differences particularly those related to career and educational aspirations. In addition, she is a broadly trained methodologist in a variety of statistical methods as well as survey methodology.

In her spare time, Linda practices yoga and is involved with various literary groups in Ann Arbor, and serves as a board member of the Kerrytown BookFest.

Linda’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Her current projects include:
Longitudinal Study of American Youth (LSAY)
MCubed Evaluation Project
Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI)
Survey of Scientific Virtues


Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan
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