Michael Dimock has been named the new president of the Pew Research Center. Dimock most recently served as its executive vice president.
Dimock has been with Pew since 2000. He was named associate director for research in 2004, and was elevated to director of Pew’s political polling in 2012. Prior to his time at Pew, Dimock was a professor at North Carolina State University.
“Michael is a seasoned researcher and a careful, clear interpreter of the facts,” said Rebecca Rimel, president and CEO of The Pew Charitable Trusts, in a statement. “His expertise, creativity and leadership have increased the center’s impact as a provider of impartial findings on the critical issues facing America and the world.”