Director Emeritus of the Strategic Research Institute and Professor Emeritus
B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth
M.A., Midwestern State University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
David Wegge was a faculty member at St. Norbert College from 1979 to 2014. He retired as a full professor in May 2014. He taught courses on executive leadership, state and local policies, and research methodology and statistics. He was the founder of the St. Norbert College Survey Center and served as its director for fifteen years, from 1984 to 1998. In 2009 he returned to lead the Strategic Research Institute until 2016.
In 2011, the Survey Center was rebranded as the Strategic Research Institute. Wegge's research has been used by The Wall Street Journal, London Financial Times, The Economist, The New York Times, PBS NewsHour, Newsweek, USA Today, CBS News, ABC News and CNN.
He is a member of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), the Market Research Association (MRA) and the World Future Society (WFS).