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Christopher Antoun Ph.D.

Christopher Antoun, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor

Information Studies
Joint Program in Survey Methodology
4105F Hornbake Library
College Park , Maryland 20742
Office Phone: 301-405-0932


  1. Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2015
  2. M.S., University of Michigan, 2011
  3. B.A., University of Virginia, 2004


Christopher Antoun is an Assistant Research Professor with a joint appointment at the College of Information Studies (iSchool) and Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM). His research focuses on using smartphones to collect population data, either through text messaging, mobile questionnaires, or apps and sensors. Before coming to UMD, he obtained his PhD in Survey Methodology from the University of Michigan and was a postdoctoral fellow at the U.S. Census Bureau.

Research Interests:

  • Survey design
  • New data collection technologies
  • Alternative data sources for social science research