Mr. Roman has been Senior Statistician at the Center since l985. He oversees all sampling performed within the Center and consults to all areas of statistical analysis of complex surveys. Mr. Roman has been a senior study director for projects such as assessing transitional housing programs for homeless families; alcohol use among college students; investigation of question evaluation techniques; measuring the lack of health insurance in Massachusetts; and using Audio-CASI techniques for gathering sensitive data. Before coming to the Center, Mr. Roman was Special Assistant within the Demographic Surveys Division of the U.S. Bureau of Census. As Special Assistant, he investigated all types of nonsampling error in major demographic surveys such as the Current Population Survey, the National Crime Survey, the Consumer Expenditures Survey, the National Health Interview Study, and the Survey of Income and Program Participation. Mr. Roman received an M.A. in Mathematical Statistics from Pennsylvania State University.