Faculty Profile for Dr. Jonathan Robert Wivagg

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Dr. Jonathan Robert Wivagg
Senior Lecturer — Sociology
THH 434
phone: (512) 245-4766

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Wivagg received his Ph.D. in Applied Sociology from Baylor University on 2002 and has worked as a survey research professional since 2002. In addition to teaching at Texas State, he has a full-time position as a Senior Study Director at Westat, a large social science research company.

Research Interests

Conducting applied survey research on health and social issues for government clients.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Yan, T., Wivagg, J. R., Young, W., Delnevo, C., & Gundersen, D. (2023). Impact of Mode Switching on Nonresponse and Bias in a Multimode Longitudinal Study of Young Adults. Survey Research Methods, 17(4), 509–517. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.18148/srm/2023.v17i4.8128
  • Bundorf, M. K., DeMatteis, J., Miller, G., Polyakova, M., Streeter, J. L., & Wivagg, J. R. (n.d.). Risk Perceptions and Private Protective Behaviors: Evidence from COVID­19 Pandemic. Review of Economics and Statistics, 105(2).
  • Gundersen, D., Wivagg, J. R., Young, W. J., Yan, T., & Delnevo, C. D. (2021). The Use of Multimode Data Collection in Random Digit Dialing Cell Phone Surveys for Young Adults: Feasibility Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2021;23(12):e31545(23), online. Retrieved from https://www.jmir.org/2021/12/e31545/

Selected Grants

  • Wivagg, Jonathan (Co-Principal). A Feasibility Study of Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation for a PACE Initiative (C), Funding Source Not Specified. (Submitted: 2007). Grant.