Steven KullFounder & President

Steven Kull, Founder and President, is a political psychologist and is director of the Program for Public Consultation, School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. For two decades, he has conducted in-depth studies of public opinion on public policy issues, in the United States and around the world. He directs the international polling project, a collaboration of research centers from around the world and has played a central role in the BBC World Service Poll of global opinion.

Kull has worked extensively with officials in the U.S. Congress, the State Department, and the United Nations to develop surveys that help policymakers gain greater insight into the public values and beliefs on policy issues. He has testified to Congress, and conducted briefings for NATO, the UN and the European Commission.

Sought after by journalists seeking information on public attitudes on public policy, Kull has been regularly quoted in numerous publications including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and USA Today. He has appeared on NBC News, CBS News, CNN, PBS Newshour, BBC, NPR and many other broadcast outlets.

His writing has been published in The Washington PostHarper’s Magazine, Political Science Quarterly, Foreign Policy, Public Opinion Quarterly and many other publications.

Allison StettlerOperations Director

Allison Stettler has more than 20 years of experience working with non-profit organizations in the Greater Washington region. She spent fifteen years at the Greater Washington Board of Trade, serving as the Director of Marketing and Web Development before leaving to pursue a full-time consulting business. Before joining Voice Of the People in 2013, she served as an information technology and graphic design consultant for several non-profit organizations.

Our work is supported by key members of the Program for Public Consultation at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy:

    • Evan Fehsenfeld, Senior Research Associate
    • Evan Charles Lewitus, Research Analyst
    • Emmaly Read, Research Associate