David Moore

Carsey Senior Fellow
Phone: (603) 862-2224
A photograph of David Moore, a senior fellow at the Carsey School of Public Policy

David Moore is a Senior Fellow at the Carsey School of Public Policy and a two-time EPPY (Editors & Publishers) Award winning writer for iMediaEthics.org.

Prior to joining Carsey, he was senior editor of the Gallup Poll, where he worked for thirteen years. Before that, he was a professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire, where he founded and directed the UNH Survey Center.

He is author of Small Town, Big Oil: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the Richest Man in the World – and Won (Diversion Books, 2017). He is also co-author with Andrew Smith of The First Primary: New Hampshire’s Outsize Role in Presidential Nominations (University Press of New England, 2016); and author of The Opinion Makers(Beacon Press, 2008; trade paperback edition, 2009); How to Steal An Election (Nation Books, 2006); and The Super Pollsters (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1992; trade paperback edition, 1995).

He has published scores of articles about public opinion, survey methodology, and American and international politics in scholarly journals, newspapers, books, magazines, and online publications.

He received his master's and doctorate degrees in political science at The Ohio State University and his bachelor's degree at the United States Military Academy. While at UNH, he served terms as chair of the Department of Political Science and interim chair of the Institute for Policy and Social Science Research.