dr. Bella Struminskaya
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Bella Struminskaya is Assistant Professor at the Department of Methodology & Statistics. Prior to joining Utrecht University, she was a senior researcher at GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences at the Department Survey Design and Methodology. She holds a PhD in Survey Methodology from Utrecht University (2014) and MA in Sociology from the University of Mannheim (2010).

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All publications
  2017 - Scholarly publications
Bosnjak, Michael, Dannwolf, Tanja, Enderle, Tobias, Schaurer, Ines, Struminskaya, B., Tanner, Angela & Weyandt, Kai (2017). Establishing an Open Probability-Based Mixed-Mode Panel of the General Population in Germany: The GESIS Panel. Social Science Computer Review
  2016 - Scholarly publications
Struminskaya, Bella (2016). Respondent Conditioning in Online Panel Surveys: Results of Two Field Experiments. Social Science Computer Review, 34 (1), (pp. 95-115).
  2016 - Professional publications
Schröder, Jette, Blohm, Michael, Struminskaya, B., Pforr, Klaus, Silber, Henning & Bosnjak, Michael (2016). Leitfaden zur Erstellung einer Leistungsbeschreibung für die Ausschreibung von Interviewer-administrierten Befragungen. (23 p.). Mannheim: GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Translated title: Practice guideline for preparing tender offers for interviewer-administered surveys.
  2015 - Scholarly publications
Struminskaya, Bella, de Leeuw, E.D. & Kaczmirek, Lars (2015). Mode system effects in an online panel study - Comparing a probability-based online panel with two face-to-face reference surveys. methods, data, analyses, 9 (1), (pp. 3-56) (54 p.).
Struminskaya, B., Weyandt, Kai & Bosnjak, Michael (2015). The effects of questionnaire completion using mobile devices on data quality - Evidence from a probability-based general population panel. methods, data, analyses, 9 (2), (pp. 261–292).
  2014 - Scholarly publications
Struminskaya, B., Kaczmirek, Lars, Schaurer, Ines & Bandilla, Wolfgang (2014). Assessing representativeness of a probability-based online panel in Germany. In Mario Callegaro, Paul Lavrakas, Jon Krosnick, Reg Baker, Jelke Bethlehem & Anja Göritz (Eds.), Online panel research: A data quality perspective (pp. 61-85). Wiley.
  2011 - Scholarly publications
Struminskaya, B., Kaczmirek, Lars, Schaurer, Ines, Bandilla, Wolfgang, Gabler, Siegfried & Haeder, Sabine (2011). Identifying non-working numbers in cell phone RDD samples via HLR-Lookup technology: Reduced survey costs and higher precision in response rate calculation. Survey Practice
Struminskaya, B. (2011). Selbständigkeit von Personen mit Migrationshintergrund in Deutschland: Ursachen ethnischer Unternehmung. Berlin: DIW German Institute for Economic Research.
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Bella Struminskaya's research interests include survey methodology, online and mixed-mode surveys, nonresponse and measuremnt errors in surveys, panel effects, and paradata.



Conference presentations (starting 2017, only as first author)

Struminskaya, B., & Gummer, T. (2017). Risk of nonresponse bias and the length of the field period in a mixed-mode general population panel. Household Nonresponse Workshop, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 30.08.2017.

Struminskaya, B., & Gummer, T. (2017). The link between nonresponse bias and the length of the field period in a mixed-mode general population panel. Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2.08.2017. 

Struminskaya, B., Silber, H., Schröder, J., & Bosnjak, M. (2017). Panel conditioning in attitudinal and knowledge questions: Results of an experiment. 7th European Survey Research Association Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 19.07.2017.

Struminskaya, B., & Lugtig, P. (2017). Using smartphone sensors for data collection: towards a research synthesis. General Online Research (GOR) Conference, Berlin, 16.03.2017.


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2018 UCACCMET2A Analysis of Behavioral Data (UCU, Bachelor level)

2018 UCACCMET23 Applied Multivariate Statistics (UCU, Bachelor level)

2017 Conducting a Survey (with Vera Toepoel, UU, Bachelor level)

2017 Utrecht University Summer School "Advanced Survey Design" (with Peter Lugtig, PhD level)

2017 UCACCMET12 Research in practice: Methods and Statistics for Social Scientists (UCU, Bachelor level)

2017 GESIS Summer School "Introduction to survey design" (with Ulrich Krieger, postgraduate, PhD level)

2017 UCACCMET22 Applied Multivariate Statistics (UCU summer school, Bachelor level)

2017 UCACCMET2A Analysis of Behavioral Data (UCU, Bachelor level)

2017 UCACCMET23 Applied Multivariate Statistics (UCU, Bachelor level)

2016 Methods and Practice of Online Surveys (University of Kassel, Master level, in German)

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Additional functions and activities
  • member of the Scientific Quality Assurance Board of the GESIS Panel, Germany
  • programme chair for the 2018 General Online Research Conference (GOR)
  • board member of the German Society for Online Research (DGOF)
  • member of the selection committee for funding projects in online research of the German Society for Online Research (DGOF) 


  • Ad-hoc reviewer for Social Science Computer Review, Field Methods, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology, Public Opinion Quarterly
  • Reviewer for the Special Issue of Psihologija “The Psychology of Survey Participation and Response”
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for book proposals Wiley Series in Survey Methodology
  • Conference abstracts reviewer for the GOR – General Online Research Conference and for the AAPOR (American Association for Public Opinion Research) Annual Conference
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Full name
dr. B. Struminskaya Contact details
Sjoerd Groenmangebouw

Padualaan 14
Room C116
The Netherlands

Phone number (direct) +31 30 253 9140
Sjoerd Groenmangebouw

Padualaan 14
Room C116
The Netherlands

Phone number (direct) +31 30 253 9138
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Last updated 10.09.2017