Kyle is Co Founder and Chief Research Officer of Morning Consult, an integrated technology & media company that is changing how modern leaders use data and information to make decisions.
Dr. Dropp is a leading scholar in survey research and data science who cofounded Morning Consult in 2013. He leads Morning Consult’s research division, where he had the opportunity to oversee research relationships with dozens of Fortune 500 companies, media organizations, and industry trade associations including Aetna, American Express, AT&T, Bloomberg, Comcast, CVS, Facebook, Fed Ex, Google, the New York Times, Visa, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Since 2013, Dr. Dropp has served as an assistant professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. He has led Dartmouth’s Washington, D.C. off campus program since 2016 and has taught undergraduate courses in persuasion, government and applied data science. Kyle’s research and work examines how individuals form attitudes and how to improve the quality of survey and market research.
Kyle received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University in 2013 and was a Visiting Associate Research Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Kyle attended the University of Wisconsin and worked in the Washington Post’s polling division before graduate school.
Kyle’s work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, BBC, NPR, POLITICO, the Colbert Report, and Real Time with Bill Maher.