The Southern Association for Public Opinion Research (SAPOR) is the chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) which serves the southern United States, from Texas to Virginia. Our members enjoy Southern-style hospitality and friendly atmosphere while meeting to discuss the technological, scientific, and social change represented in our region.
Our annual conference is held in early October in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina.
SAPOR Declaration of Commitment to Human Right
We – the members of the Southern Association for Public Opinion Research (SAPOR) – pledge to maintain the highest standards of scientific research, including pledging to act in accordance with principles of basic human rights. SAPOR recognizes the freedom of all people to participate in and to benefit from scientific advancement and reaffirms the principles of ethical scientific conduct embodied in the American Association for Public Opinion Research’s Code of Ethics. Our organizational commitment to human rights goes beyond our research. We recognize the full equality, dignity, and worth of all peoples and hold a deep appreciation for the values of inclusion, understanding, and acceptance in our work and in our lives. Together we strive to serve the public good, including the advancement of human rights.