Douglas Schwartz is the Director of Quinnipiac University Poll.


Schwartz has been the Director of the Quinnipiac University Poll since 1995. Schwartz directs all aspects of the survey process, including formulating the questions and analyzing the data.

He serves as a press contact for the poll, doing newspaper, radio and television interviews regarding polls and politics in Connecticut. Schwartz previously served in New York City as a survey associate with the CBS News Election and Survey Unit and as an election night analyst for CBS correspondent Ed Bradley of 60 Minutes. He is a 1988 cum laude graduate of Connecticut College in New London and holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Connecticut.