Daniel Harwell is a survey researcher at AIR and a member of AIR’s Center for Survey Methodology specializing in survey research methodology utilizing qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research. Harwell has extensive experience in questionnaire development and design, survey question evaluation, development of data collection protocols, survey operations, nonresponse bias evaluations, and analysis of data collected from complex sample surveys.
Harwell currently works on a variety of tasks for the Health Insurance Marketplace Consumer Experience Surveys project, which will provide consumers, regulators, and policymakers with information about consumer experiences with the Marketplaces and their health plans. Within this project, he serves as the deputy task lead for survey vendor operations for the Qualified Health Plan Enrollee Experience Survey where he oversees a variety of tasks pertaining to the oversight of the survey vendor program.
Prior to joining AIR, Harwell worked in the Questionnaire Design Research Laboratory at the National Center for Health Statistics where his responsibilities included designing, conducting, and leading cognitive interviewing projects, both domestically and internationally, to evaluate and revise survey questions used on a number of surveys conducted by the federal government.